Attorney, Of Counsel
Joe Donnini is an experienced attorney, educator, and business consultant. Joe’s focus is in the fields of Corporate and Business, Intellectual Property, Franchise, Real Estate, Sports, Entertainment, Dispute Resolution and Litigation. Joe’s expertise has led him to assist both domestic and international clients in key areas of business creation, maintenance and disputes. During Joe’s career, he has served as General Counsel and business adviser to an international petroleum product company, as well as managing the franchise operations and legal affairs for the California and Hawaii RE/MAX Real Estate brand. When Joe is not in the office, you can find him at Whittier Law School teaching such courses as Modern Real Estate Transactions, International Intellectual Property, Copyright Law and Sports Law.
A Word from Mr. Donnini
“In light of today’s ever changing business environment, many companies are faced with a myriad of regulations and risk. I can help navigate through that system by not only aiding in a proper company structure, but minimizing risk.”
State Bar of California
“Online Content Sharing: Don’t Get Caught in the Copyright Act,” Business Law News (Publication of the State Bar of California, November, 2011.
“Two Strategies for Dealing with Pirates“, Independent Book Publishers’ Association, 2010.
“Rights At Risk on the Internet“, Independent Book Publishers’ Association, 2010
Real Estate Agents’ Reference Manual, Co-authored 2004
Member – State Bar’s Committee on the Administration of Justice (2011-2014)
Member – Board Member and Legal Counsel for American Martyrs School (3 yr. term)
Member – Board Member for Biosafe Technologies, Inc.
International Law Certification, University of San Diego (training in Paris, France)
J.D., Whittier Law School
B.A., Drew University (Graduated with Honors in Political Science)