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Joel Massae has been practicing in the north state since 2009 and has worked for some the the most preeminent law firms gaining experience and training that has proven to be invaluable. We are a friendly and effective firm with a wide variety of practice areas. Our Firm's focus areas are Personal Injury, Estate Planning, Medical Malpractice and DUI defense . We have taken and settled serious injury cases for the policy limits. We've also have helped fellow community members with their estate planning needs. When it comes to DUI, we have the training and experience to give you a meaningful and fair defense. When you are confused look to us for answers.

Joel Massae started his legal career working as a paralegal while attending law school.  He has a bachelor's degree in legal studies and was on the Dean's Honor List during his time at Chico State. He has a Juris Doctor in the law and has been effectively representing clients since 2009. In 2010, Joel obtained a certificate in mediation from Pepperdine School of Law in Malibu, Ca. He was appointed by the Butte County Superior Court as a Court Mediator. Also, due to his success and experience as a criminal defense attorney, he was appointed by the Plumas County Superior Court as conflict counsel in felony and misdemeanor cases. He works effectively to solve legal problems. If we don't handle a specific area of law, call us and we will help you find the right lawyer for the job.


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 Attorney at law

Joel B. Massae

Joel has worked for preeminent law firms in the north state including practice areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, estate planning and DUI defense. In 2009 Joel opened his own practice and has represented medical doctors, blue collar workers, retirees and young people for nearly 8 years. He settled some notable medical malpractice claims, serious injury claims and has been successful in getting serious criminal charges dismissed without the need for trial. Joel has hands-on experience with aggressively and responsibly handing cases and claims. He takes cases in Paradise, Chico, Oroville, Willows, Biggs and Gridley. Aside from being an attorney Joel is an avid ocean diver and enjoys kayaking, deep see fishing and enduro dirt bike riding. He is a volunteer soccer coach in home town for U6 to U9 levels.


Activities & Affiliations

Current or Former Member of:

  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • California DUI Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • California Bar Association
  • Butte County Bar Association
  • Golden Key National Honor Society


Bar Admissions

•  California