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Joshua W. Rose

Phone: (916) 565-6222
Fax: (916) 565-6220

Joshua Rose is an accomplished litigator with a strong background in matters involving tort/personal injury and products liability, construction defect and property damage, business and commercial litigation and professional liability.

Josh has been an attorney with Diepenbrock & Cotter since October 2008. Based in Sacramento, he serves clients throughout California. He has been practicing since 1997, with a focus on insurance defense litigation since 2002. Passionate and compassionate, his pledge is to provide his clients with the best possible representation, including communication from the onset through finalization of frequently stressful litigation. He takes seriously his commitment to develop and maintain relationships with his clients and colleagues.

Josh's practice is concentrated on defense-side transportation, personal liability/tort and products liability cases. He has nearly two decades of experience defending trucking companies and their drivers regarding significant transportation matters, cargo claims, and complex, multi-vehicle accidents. As a member of the Transportation Law Practice Group, he is a part of the firm's 24-Hr. Emergency Accident Rapid-Response Team, which provides around-the-clock availability for trucking and transportation clients not only when everyday accidents happen, but also when catastrophic accidents occur. The team ensures clients are immediately and thoroughly represented. The team’s rapid response assures that the most critical evidence and information is recovered immediately following an accident.

Josh's primary objective is to help his clients achieve peace of mind in trying times by delivering highly skilled, effective and innovative legal representation in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost.


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • University of Arizona, B.A., Broadcast Journalism, 1993

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2002

Professional Associations

  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
  • Sacramento County Bar Association


  • Golden Gate Law Review Comment Staff Writer, Fall 1995 - Spring 1996
    — Note published, Spring 1996, “The Constitutionality of Mandatory, Presentence Urine Testing of Convicted Defendants,” 26 GGU Law Review 73
    — Assisting Managing Editor, Spring 1996 - Fall 1996