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Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

Proudly serving the community for over 40 years:

Memberships and Affliations (click on links below to read our 5 star reviews):


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    • Big-Rig Accident cases
    • Wrongful Death cases
    • Motor-vehicle accidents
    • Motorcycle vs. Auto
    • Pedestrian vs. Auto

Carash Law was originaly established in 1975 in the Central Valley. The practice was formerly known as Simonelli, Simonelli and Carash and became incorporated in 1977.  Joel Carash became lead counsel of the firm in the early 1980’s.

In 2004, Julian Carash joined the firm and established Carash Law San Jose, which is now the main office. Prior to joining Carash Law, Julian Carash worked for a large personal injury law firm based out of Los Angeles.

Senior Attorney Joel Carash is former Chief Trial Deputy of the San Joaquin County Public Defender’s Office. He has handled numerous high profile criminal cases throughout the Northern California Region, making national media coverage. Attorney Joel Carash has served as a Professor of Law for several years on the subject of Family Law. Joel Carash was born and raised in the Bay Area and is a proud alumnus of UC Hastings School of Law in San Francisco.

Attorney Julian Carash devotes 100% of his practice advocating for the rights of victims in personal injury cases. He began his legal career working as a law clerk for a large personal injury law firm based out of Los Angeles County. Julian Carash has also handled numerous high profile civil matters which gained national media coverage, including representing numerous plaintiffs in the Bay View Hunters Point toxic tort case in San Francisco, the Fiesta Night Club shooting case in San Jose involving world famous recording artists, as well as others. Julian Carash is a proud resident of San Jose and alumnus of  Santa Clara University School of Law. Julian Carash speaks Italian and French. Attorney Julian Carash has achieved multiple results on personal injury cases in excess of a million dollars.

AGGRESSIVE DIVORCE ATTORNEYS : Joel Carash carries the highest possible “AV Ranking” with Martindale Peer Review Rating Services. Call today for a consultation and to discuss our reasonable rates. Joel previously served as a Professor of Law in Family Law and is a also a member of the Collaborative Practice Family Law list of members.

QUALIFIED CRIMINAL DEFENSEJoel Carash is an AV RATED Attorney and was former Chief Trial Deputy of the Public Defender’s Office and handled one of the first Death Penalty Case in the State of California after the moratorium was lifted. Attorney Joel Carash is one of few private criminal defense attorneys in the local area who has litigated death penalty cases and LWOP (Life Without Parole) and 3 Strike cases through trial and jury verdict and who is also AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell peer review ratings.