Joseph James Olsen was first admitted to the California Bar 5th January 1972, but is now no longer eligible to practice. Joseph graduated from Loyola Law School.

Lawyer Information

NameJoseph James Olsen
First Admitted5 January 1972 (50 years, 4 months ago)
StatusNot Eligible to Practice
Bar Number51276

Contact

Phone Number310-273-4001
Fax Number310-275-4842

Schools

Law SchoolLoyola Law School (Los Angeles CA)
Undergraduate SchoolBrigham Young University (Provo UT)

Address

Current AddressPO Box 5091
Beverly Hills, CA 90209
Map

History

9 January 2013Not eligible to practice law in CA (9 years, 4 months ago)
Discipline w/actual suspension 12-O-12240
9 May 2012Disciplinary charges filed in State Bar Court 12-O-12240 (10 years ago)
1 April 2011Not eligible to practice law in CA (11 years, 1 month ago)
Suspended, failed to pass Prof.Resp.Exam 06-O-14241
14 January 2010Not eligible to practice law in CA (12 years, 4 months ago)
Discipline w/actual suspension 06-O-14241
1 July 2009Not eligible to practice law in CA (12 years, 10 months ago)
Suspended, failed to pay fees
1 July 2008Not eligible to practice law in CA (13 years, 10 months ago)
Admin Inactive/MCLE noncompliance
19 February 2008Active (14 years, 3 months ago)
16 August 2007Not eligible to practice law in CA (14 years, 9 months ago)
Suspended, failed to pay fees
7 September 2004Active (17 years, 8 months ago)
1 January 1997Inactive (25 years, 4 months ago)
27 July 1981Active (40 years, 10 months ago)
6 July 1981Not eligible to practice law in CA (40 years, 10 months ago)
Suspended, failed to pay fees
14 August 1980Active (41 years, 9 months ago)
21 July 1980Not eligible to practice law in CA (41 years, 10 months ago)
Suspended, failed to pay fees
5 January 1972Admitted to the State Bar of California (50 years, 4 months ago)

Discipline Summaries

January 9, 2013

JOSEPH JAMES OLSEN [#51276], 70, of Beverly Hills was suspended for one year, stayed, placed on two years of probation with an actual six-month suspension and he was ordered to take the MPRE and comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court. The order took effect Jan. 9, 2013.

Olsen did not comply with the probation requirements of a 2010 disciplinary order — he did not file six of nine quarterly reports on time. In the underlying matter, Olsen stipulated that he misused his client trust account by commingling personal and client funds and using the account to pay personal expenses. He had no prior discipline since his 1972 admission to the bar.

January 14, 2010

JOSEPH JAMES OLSEN [#51276], 68, of Beverly Hills was suspended for one year, stayed, placed on two years of probation with a 90-day actual suspension and was ordered to take the MPRE within one year and comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court. The order took effect Jan. 14, 2010.

Olsen stipulated to two counts of misusing his client trust account by commingling personal and client funds and using the account to pay personal expenses.

In mitigation, Olsen has no discipline record since his 1972 admission to the bar.