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Joseph Franklin Klatt

Joseph Franklin Klatt

The La Jolla Lawyer
  • Business Law, Legal Malpractice, Civil Rights...
  • California
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Summary

Joseph F. Klatt is a veteran California litigator with demonstrated expertise representing individual and institutional clients in complex civil litigation matters. He is skilled in handling all facets of litigation, including initiating and planning a case, managing discovery, drafting dispositive motions and briefs, conducting depositions, trying and resolving cases, handling complex writs and appeals, and negotiating significant settlements in high stakes cases. He is recognized for handling complex, unique, and troublesome cases, providing innovative litigation strategies, looking at legal issues from multiple and unorthodox angles, and cost-effectively achieving his clients’ objectives.

Joseph was the Valedictorian of his law school class at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, as well as the Editor-in-Chief of the McGeorge Law Review. While in law school he received Witkin awards for achieving the highest marks in over half of his graded units, including Contracts, Torts, Property, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Bioethics, Environmental Law, and Legal Process (Research and Writing). Joseph was voted the Outstanding Graduating Senior by the faculty, and is a member of the Order of the Coif and the Traynor Society. Joseph was a judicial extern for the Honorable Kimberly J. Mueller of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of California.

Joseph was born and raised in La Jolla, California, and graduated from the University of California at San Diego with a degree in Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Neuroscience.

Education
University of California - San Francisco
B.S. | Cognitive Science with a Specialization in Neuroscience
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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D.
Honors: Valedictorian; Witkin awards for the highest marks in Contracts I & II, Torts I & II, Civil Procedure I & II, Constitutional Law I & II, Legal Process I & II (Research & Writing), Bioethics, and Environmental Law; voted Outstanding Graduating Senior by the faculty, and is a member of the Order of the Coif and the Traynor Society.
Activities: Editor-in-Chief of the McGeorge Law Review
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Professional Experience
Founder and Owner
The Law Office of Joseph F. Klatt
Current
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 258110
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 258110
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30 minute free consultation. Additional consultation fees are waived for consults who sign with the firm.
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Civil Rights
  • Real Estate Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
Additional Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Lawsuits and Disputes
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
The Law Office of Joseph F. Klatt
Contact & Map
Law Office of Joseph F. Klatt
1128 Wall St
La Jolla, CA 92037
USA
Telephone: (858) 454-2500
The Law Office of Joseph F. Klatt
9663 Santa Monica Blvd. #959
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
USA