Joshua J. Bettencourt

Joshua J. Bettencourt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Oakland, CA

Cresswell, Echeguren, Rodgers & Harvey
 | 180 Grand Avenue, Suite 995
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-444-1735
Fax: 510-444-6923
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Professional Liability: Defense (60%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Josh has extensive civil litigation experience and concentrates his practice in defending insureds, including professionals, individuals, and businesses, against a wide-range of claims. He has successfully defended clients against claims involving personal injury, property damage, negligence, defamation, fraud, breach of contract, and more.

Prior to joining Cresswell, Echeguren, Rodgers & Harvey, Josh handled both plaintiff and defense work and represented clients in multiple practice areas such as business and employment litigation, corporate and partnership law, real estate and construction transactions, and quiet title actions. He is admitted to the California Bar and the Federal District Court for the Eastern and Central Districts of California. 

About Joshua Bettencourt

Admitted: 2005, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Outstanding Appellate Brief, argued before Hon. H. Lee Sarokin, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third District (Ret.), University of San Diego School of Law, 2003
  • Presidential Scholarship, Santa Clara University, 2001
  • Dean's Honor List, Santa Clara University, 2001
  • Political Science Honor Society, Santa Clara University, 2001

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Officer and director of local non-profit organization dedicated to education in the areas of food, nutrition and agriculture.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Industry Groups

  • Insurance Defense
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Office Location for Joshua J. Bettencourt

180 Grand Avenue
Suite 995
Oakland, CA 94612

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Last Updated: 2/7/2019

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