Joseph A. Schwar

Joseph A. Schwar

Associate Attorney
Irvine, California

Joseph Schwar began his practice at renowned personal injury firm Girardi and Keese in Los Angeles, California representing victims of catastrophic injuries. Since 2005, Mr. Schwar has been practicing with Peterson Law Group predominantly in the areas of Eminent Domain, Inverse Condemnation and Civil Litigation.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2005

Areas of Practice

  • Eminent Domain
  • Inverse Condemnation
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Florida


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor - May, 2002
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1999
    • Honors: 3.4, dean's list, Psy Chi
    • Major: Biopsychology and Cognitive Sciences

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Girardi and Keese in Los Angeles, California


  • English (Primary)