Friedman, Joshua P.

Joshua P. Friedman

Practice Areas:

  • Collections and Judgment Enforcement 100%
Rated by Super Lawyers Top 100 Southern California


Attorney Joshua P. Friedman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995, going on to obtain his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles in 2001. Prior to opening his own practice, he worked for Sheppard Mullin Richter and Hampton, LLP - one of the largest law firms in California. Today, his practice is devoted solely to the collection of consumer and commercial debts, including judgment enforcement of the same.

Mr. Friedman is a leader in the debt collection industry. He regularly lectures on debt collection and judgment enforcement techniques before local bar associations and for the National Business Institute. He has been included in Southern California Super Lawyers or Rising Stars every year since 2009 and was appointed to the board of directors for the California Creditors Bar Association and president emeritus of the California Association of Judgment Professionals.


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 2001
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • California, 2001

Classes & Seminars

  • Collecting Judgments Basics, National Business Institute, 2013
  • Post-Judgment Discovery Procedures, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Procedural Guide to Collecting Judgments, National Business Institute, 2011
  • Advanced Collections Strategies, National Business Institute, 2009

Representative Clients

  • City of Los Angeles
  • City National Bank
  • Westlake Financial Services

Past Positions

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLA, Associate, 2001 to 2003
  • Zee Law Group, Partner, 2003 to 2004

Professional Associations

  • California Association of Judgment Professionals, President Emeritus, Present
  • California Creditors Bar Association, Board Member, 2015 to 2019

Current Employment Position

  • President