Joseph A. LeVota

Associate

Tel: (619) 525-1388

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At a Glance

Joseph represents title insurance companies and their insureds, lenders, escrow companies, individuals and business.
 
He is an experienced civil litigator.
 
Joseph holds a master of laws degree in taxation.

As an associate in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Business practice group, Joseph A. LeVota represents title insurance companies and their insureds, lenders, escrow companies, individuals and businesses in all phases of civil litigation. Joseph’s practice focuses on litigation involving title and escrow liability, insurance bad faith, lien priority disputes, mechanic’s liens, boundary disputes and easement disputes.
 
California’s density creates a myriad of real property disputes that Joseph helps solve. From neighbors quarreling over fence lines to disputes over priority lending or fraud to bad faith and negligence claims — Joseph finds resolutions for his property owner, lender and escrow and title insurance company clients. He takes a straightforward communication approach to walking his clients through the litigation process, which is appreciated by first-time homeowners and savvy real estate professionals alike.
 
Prior to joining BB&K, Joseph was a senior associate at Hilbert & Satterly LLP litigating civil disputes involving title and escrow liability, insurance bad faith, lien priority disputes, mechanic’s liens, boundary disputes and easement disputes. While there, he learned title and escrow law and honed his skills as a civil litigator.
 
He is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Central districts of California and to practice law in the states of California and Missouri. Joseph enjoys spending his free time with his wife and dog outside in beautiful San Diego.

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. and LLM Taxation
  • Boston College, B.A.

 

  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers