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  • Education
    • J.D., University of California-Davis, 2014
    • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2011, Honors, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Joel Gerson focuses his practice in complex civil litigation matters with an emphasis in products liability, premises liability, catastrophic injury, toxic tort and environmental law. As a litigator, he handles cases from inception to resolution and has secured many favorable outcomes for his clients.

Joel has represented product manufacturers, real estate developers, property owners, hotels, restaurants, athletic centers, property managers, transportation service providers, public entities and various other corporations in all aspects of litigation. He has taken numerous depositions of plaintiffs, persons most qualified, lay witnesses and expert witnesses. He has successfully argued discovery and dispositive motions, and has resolved cases through mediations and settlement conferences. He also counsels clients in pre-litigation stages.

Prior to Polsinelli, Joel was a litigation associate at a national law firm where he handled general liability actions.

During law school, Joel served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Justice Ashmann-Gerst at the California Court of Appeal.