Joshua D. White

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Jones Clifford, LLP
 | 1390 Market Street, Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-431-5310
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Joshua D. White is an attorney with Jones Clifford, LLP, located in San Francisco, California. Josh focuses his practice on representing individuals in complex catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicular collisions, defective products, dangerous conditions of public and private property, and bicycle collisions.

Before joining the firm in 2012 to pursue his passion for representing injured individuals and their families, Josh represented defendants in civil litigation matters involving claims for personal injury, products liability and premises liability, as well as complex business and real estate matters.  During his time as a defense attorney, Josh acquired an intimate knowledge of the strategies and techniques used by the defense bar and insurance companies in defending lawsuits.  He now utilizes the knowledge, insight and experience acquired during his years as a defense attorney to maximize the results obtained for his clients.

Josh has been recognized as a leader in personal injury and wrongful death litigation.  He is also an active member of the legal community, frequently giving presentations on trial advocacy techniques, and maintains active memberships with the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, the San Francisco Bar Association, and the Consumer Attorneys of California. 

Josh received his undergraduate degree in 1998 from the University of Oregon.  In 2006, he received his juris doctor from Willamette University College of Law, and was admitted to the State Bar of California.  While attending law school, Josh received a CALI award for Writing & Research, was an assistant editor for the Willamette Sports Law Journal, wrote for Willamette Law Online, and was a finalist in the Willamette Appellate Competition.  Josh lives in San Francisco with his wife and their two daughters. He is an avid cyclist, and enjoys snowboarding, hiking, and camping with his family and friends.



Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

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About Joshua White

Admitted: 2006, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • CALI award for Writing & Research, Law School, 2003
  • Finalist, Moot Court Open Appellate Competition, Willamette University College of Law, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • CAOC Board of Governors, 2018
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court in San Francisco
  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Presenter, Acquiring Essential Evidence in the Digital Age, CAOC, 2016
  • Presenter, Defeating the Independent Contractor Defense, CAOC, 2015
  • Presenter, Cross-Examining the Difficult Defense Expert, CAOC, 2014
  • Staff Writer for Willamette Law Online, Willamette University College of Law, 2006
  • Assistant Editor, Willamette Sports Law Journal, 2006

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Confidential seven-figure settlement for wrongful death claim caused by ridesharing vehicle spinning off highway, 2017
  • $1.1 million settlement for an individual who was run over by a truck while directing traffic, 2017
  • Confidential seven-figure settlement for an individual who was crushed by a run-away vehicle, 2017

Representative Clients:

  • Published Decision: Haniff v. Superior Court  (2017)  9 Cal.App.5th 191

Educational Background:

  • University of Oregon, Degree, 1998
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Office Location for Joshua D. White

1390 Market Street
Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone: 415-431-5310


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Last Updated: 2/21/2018

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