Joshua Dixon is experienced in defending clients in high exposure professional liability, general liability, catastrophic injury, elder abuse, wrongful death, premises liability, and general real estate and business litigation. Joshua has represented clients in various State and Federal courts, arbitrations, and administrative hearings.

In addition to Joshua’s civilian practice, he serves as an officer in the Judge Advocate Corps of the California State Guard representing the interests of service members on various issues, including landlord/tenant, real estate, contract, employment, and administrative actions.


  • SCAHRM Quarterly October 2012 – Carter v. Prime Healthcare Paradise Valley LLC… A Shield Against the Rising Tide of Elder Abuse Claims

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • San Diego Honorary Deputy Sheriff’s Association
  • Judge Advocate General, First Lieutenant, California State Guard

Community Involvement

  • Guest lecturer, Point Loma Nazarene University School of Nursing

Past Employment

  • Carroll, Kelly, Trotter & Franzen, 2018-2021
  • Dummit, Buchholz & Trapp, 2010-2018
  • Incorvaia & Associates, 2009-2010
  • U.S.A.F., California Air National Guard, Flight Medic, 2001-2007
  • University of San Diego School of Law
    • J.D. - 2008
    • Law Review: Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, Executive Editor
  • California State University, San Marcos
    • B.A., Cum Laude - 2005
    • Major: Criminology and Justice Studies
Bar Admission
  • California
Court Admission
  • Supreme Court of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
Honors and Awards
  • Nominee, 2013 Young Attorneys – San Diego Daily Transcript
  • U.S. National Defense Service Medal
  • U.S. Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
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