About Attorney Josh Camson

Experience

Josh has gotten clients acquittals for charges ranging from DUI to armed robbery. He has also successfully argued for the reversal of felony and misdemeanor convictions before the Pennsylvania Superior Court and has succesfully argued for the dismissal of charges before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He represents clients in all matter of criminal cases, including criminal homicide, sex crimes, drug offenses, violent crimes, and theft offenses.

He represents parents fighting to get their children back from CYS, and serves as the guardian ad litem for children in care. He has practiced in trial courts across Pennsylvania, as well as the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Before starting Camson Law, LLC, Josh practiced for five years in Western Pennsylvania. Before going into private practice, Josh worked as a law clerk for The Honorable Paul Pozonsky in Washington, PA.

Josh worked in three different prosecutors’ offices during law school. In those offices Josh handled all types of cases, ranging from capital homicide cases to retail thefts. In the Chester County District Attorney’s office Josh handled hundreds of cases at the magistrate level and conducted many preliminary hearings.

Professional Involvement

Waynesburg University Criminal Justice Department
Adjunct Professor – Criminal Law – January 2016 – May 2016

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Mock Trial Coach – August 2014 – November 2016

Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
Vice-President – 2016-2017
Board Member – 2015-2017

American Bar Association

Standing Committee on Professionalism– Chair - 2018-Present

Standing Committee on Professionalism – Presidential Appointee – 2014-2018

House of Delegates – Pennsylvania Young Lawyer Member – 2012-2018

Special Committee on Professional Responsibility Coordinating Council – Member – 2012-2014

Center for Professional Responsibility – Member – 2012-Present

Section of Litigation Ethics & Professionalism Committee – Website Editor – 2009-2013

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Young Lawyers’ Division – Zone 6 Co-Chair – 2013-2016
Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee – Member – 2013-Present

Montgomery Bar Association
Member - 2017-Present

Washington County Bar Association
Young Lawyers’ Division – Chair - 2016
Criminal Justice Section – Chair – 2013-2014

Education

Juris Doctor, University of Pittsburgh 2010

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communication & Rhetoric, University of Pittsburgh, 2007, cum laude

Speaking Engagements

“Better Call Saul? The Ethics of Breaking Bad
Washington County Bar Association Summer Bench Bar – August 2015; PBA YLD Annual Meeting 2016; PBA Annual Meeting 2017

“Shakespeare and the Law”
Washington County Bar Association Summer Bench Bar – August 2014

“Web Presence for Lawyers”
PA Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Conference – July 2014

“Ethical Pitfalls for New Lawyers”
American Bar Association – August 2013

Seinfeld and the Law”
Washington County Bar Association Summer Bench Bar – Summer 2013

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