Joseph P. Downs was born and raised in Michigan. Mr. Downs graduated from Eastern Michigan University with an Economics degree and received his Juris Doctrate degree at Western State University School of Law in Fullerton, California. For the past two decades, Mr. Downs has successfully assisted thousands of clients in the resolution and settlement of their family law matters. Mr. Downs is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Family Law Section and has been appointed by the Orange County Superior Court as Orange County Alternate public defender in the defense of family law contempt cases before the Orange County Courts. His professional articles have been featured in Orange County Lawyer Magazine. Mr. Downs is licensed to practice in all Courts in California, the U.S. District Courts and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. Mr. Downs resides in Orange County, California with his family. As a parent, Mr. Downs understands firsthand the stresses and joys that children bring to our lives. Mr. Downs is a professional, caring , Christian Family Law and divorce attorney who is interested in providing you with zealous representation while keeping you fully informed of your case.