Joseph Gordon is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Manning and Kass as a member of the Premises Liability and Governmental Entity Liability practice teams. As an attorney, he has represented police departments and other governmental entities and professionals on a variety of matters in both state and federal court.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peacebuilding from California State University Dominguez Hills in 2011. Prior to starting law school, Mr. Gordon graduated from the Orange County Sheriff’s Academy and served as a police officer for the Santa Monica Police Department.
In 2016, Mr. Gordon received his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. He graduated from Southwestern’s two-year SCALE program. While in law school, Mr. Gordon was invited to compete as an advocate on Southwestern’s nationally recognized Trial Advocacy Honors Program. In 2015, he served as an extern with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office in the Crimes Against Police Officers Division. In 2016, Mr. Gordon served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Beverly Reid O’Connell of the United States District Court.
He is licensed with the State Bar of California.
- Southwestern Law School, Juris Doctor, 2016
- California State University Dominguez Hills, Bachelor of Arts, 2011