Founding Partner, Criminal Law Specialist
Our founding attorney, Joseph Tully, is sought out for his expert legal advice throughout California. With over 20 years' experience as a criminal lawyer, in 1000+ felony and other cases, Tully served as felony trial counsel as a public defender before launching Tully & Weiss in May 2001. Joseph Tully is a leading California criminal lawyer and author. As a criminal defense attorney he helps people defend their liberty and reputation in a broken criminal justice system. Joseph Tully and his firm have remarkable record of earning Not Guilty verdicts is based on hard work and dedication. They fight for the best possible outcome for each client.
With a statewide trial schedule that would exhaust the Lincoln Lawyer, Joseph Tully also provides expert commentary for media networks. Joseph provides legal analysis for media outlets and cable channels such as the East Bay Times, Law & Crime TV, 60 Minutes, Rolling Stone, and talk radio stations.
Joseph is both an author and lawyer. His book California: State of Collusion is an Amazon top seller. The gripping book documents abuses of the power granted to law enforcement and the judiciary by We the People. Conspiracy, cover ups, racial prejudice, sociopathic cops, backroom deals, and other outrages in California's criminal justice system are the subjects of Joseph's explosive volume.
Celebrity clients are just like all clients, and all clients are treated special. Respect, professionalism, discretion, and hard work for all. For Joseph Tully each client is a person with a life, a family, a job, a personal history – a human in trouble; someone he can help with a skill set developed over 15 years as a criminal lawyer. He will know your kids' names, how your job is going, and he won't judge you. Everyone at his law firm, Tully Weiss, treats every person with respect.
CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY JOSEPH TULLY'S QUALIFICATIONS
A Contra Costa County based criminal lawyer with a statewide California criminal defense practice. Joseph Tully has the qualifications you would expect when you are looking for the best criminal lawyer in Contra Costa County, the best criminal attorney in Alameda County or the best defense counsel anywhere in California:
- 20+ Years' experience as a criminal lawyer – 1000+ felony and other cases
- Felony trial counsel as a public defender before launching Tully & Weiss
- Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization
- National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” multiple years
- Extraordinary record of victories in high profile Cannabis trials
- Precedent setting win in hotly contested Stand Your Ground murder trial
- Scores of great outcomes in “hopeless” cases others declared impossible
Joseph Tully is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, an elite certification awarded to less than 1% of California lawyers by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Also, Joseph Tully has been listed among National Trial Lawyers' “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” multiple years. He has an extraordinary record of victories in high profile cannabis trials from Redding to Contra Costa County and a precedent-setting win in a hotly contested Stand Your Ground murder trial. His diligence and meticulous preparation has resulted in scores of great outcomes for cases others declared impossible.