For more than twenty-two years, Joshua’s practice has emphasized personal injury claims and other civil matters. He also assists clients with various estate planning needs, particularly in developing family and individual trusts. He began his career in the field of banking law, focusing on commercial transactions, business organizations, and real estate matters.
Joshua Cates attended the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, and then received his undergraduate degree from the University of California and his Juris Doctorate degree in 1978 from Washington University Law School in St. Louis, Missouri.
He is admitted to practice before state and federal courts not only in California, but also in Illinois, Missouri and Virginia. A native of Southern California, Joshua lives in the local mountain community of Wrightwood with his wife and three children.