Joseph Chun

Of Counsel

Joseph Chun

Of Counsel

Joseph Chun is a Bay Area and Sacramento-based business litigation attorney and law instructor who represents companies and individuals in complex business disputes. Joseph’s peers praise his legal knowledge and advocacy skills, while clients laud his compassion and dedication. He has experience in breach of contract, professional liability, insurance coverage, employment, wage and hour, commercial collections, bankruptcy and other business litigation matters.

During his decade-long career, Joseph has practiced at small and large business litigation firms throughout California. His broad business litigation background, combined with his experience as a business owner, gives him an invaluable perspective on the financial and interpersonal aspects of business disputes. He has successfully represented clients in mediation and arbitration, and in court. He is admitted to practice in every federal district in the state.

Joseph began his career at San Francisco-based Gordon & Rees, where he litigated complex commercial and insurance coverage matters. He then focused on bankruptcy and business litigation for San Diego-based McCarthy & Holthus. While a student at the UC Davis School of Law (King Hall), Joseph was Editor for the UC Davis Law Review. He also received the Top Oral Advocate Award in Moot Court, and the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Contracts. Joseph also served as President for the Davis chapter of Phi Delta Phi, an international legal fraternity.

Besides practicing law, Joseph is an adjunct professor at the California School of Law, where he teaches classes in contracts, evidence and civil procedure.

Education
  • University of California, Davis School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A. in psychology
Experience
  • Law Offices of Joseph S. Chun – Business and other litigation
  • McCarthy & Holthus – Business and bankruptcy litigation
  • Gordon & Rees – Business and insurance coverage litigation
Awards/Recognition
  • UC Davis Law Review Editor
  • Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Contracts
  • Top Oral Advocate Award, UC Davis Moot Court Competition
  • President of Phi Delta Phi (Davis Chapter), International Legal Fraternity
Membership/Community
  • California School of Law, Instructor for Contracts, Evidence, and Civil Procedure
  • State Bar of California
  • Sacramento Bar Association

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