Joseph M. McMullen

Top rated White Collar Crimes attorney in San Diego, California

Law Offices of Joseph M. McMullen
Joseph M. McMullen
Law Offices of Joseph M. McMullen

Practice Areas: White Collar Crimes, Civil Rights

Licensed in California since: 2006

Education: University of Virginia School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

Law Offices of Joseph M. McMullen

501 W. Broadway
Suite 1510
San Diego, CA 92101 Phone: 619-501-2000 Email: Joseph M. McMullen Visit website


Joe has focused on federal cases in the Southern District of California and other jurisdictions around the country for over 15 years.  His jury trial successes include several acquittals on all counts in federal criminal cases and plaintiff’s verdicts in police misconduct cases resulting in the recovery of millions of dollars for the violation of his clients’ constitutional rights.  He is passionate about successfully navigating the unexpected storms that threaten his clients’ joie de vivre.  He speaks Spanish, not French, but he embodies that phrase.  Joe is honored most of his clients are referred by other attorneys including former opposing counsel.  He is a frequent speaker on exposing law enforcement misconduct at trial for the National Police Accountability Project.   

First Admitted: 2006, California

Professional Webpage:

  • Unanimous jury verdict awarding compensatory and punitive damages in the amount of $1,532,000 to client subjected to false arrest and excessive force by a San Diego police detective. , 2020
  • Not guilty verdict on all counts in jury trial charging physician with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.  , 2022
  • Dismissal of all counts of federal healthcare fraud indictment alleging conspiracy to violate Anti-Kickback Statute after multi-year multi-agency investigation.  , 2022
  • Settlement of $2.5 million for plaintiff client in Fourth Amendment excessive force and false arrest case against a San Diego police officer.  , 2021

Office location for Joseph M. McMullen

501 W. Broadway
Suite 1510
San Diego, CA 92101


7 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

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