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Joseph G. Helfrick

Joe focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on the defense of medical/dental malpractice, personal injury, and wrongful death claims. Prior to joining Lauria Tokunaga Gates & Linn Joe clerked for multiple civil litigation firms and started his practice as an attorney representing corporate and banking clients in debt collection and contract disputes. Joe was able to gain valuable trial experience, obtaining favorable verdicts throughout Northern California.

Joe was born and raised in Sacramento, California attending Jesuit High School and thereafter graduating from Holy Cross College of Notre Dame in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history.  He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Lincoln Law School in 2015 where he excelled including receiving the Faculty Achievement Award for the highest grade in Legal Analysis.


  • California State Bar; 2017
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California; 2020


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