Since coming to work with Nicki Chafetz, Josh’s legal successes and business acumen have made him a partner quickly. His ambition and skill have led to the firm doubling in size, and Chafetz Brumley now represents clients from all walks of life in cases from family law and dependency, to formation of corporations and business acquisitions, to personal injury wins and solutions for those charged with crimes.
Josh’s care and concern for his clients, combined with his very considerable skills in several areas of legal services have made him a rising star in the northwest Washington area.
Joshua Brumley began his law career in the State of Florida, at the Florida Coastal School of Law. Josh distinguished himself early on by receiving a number of respected scholarships, including the Dean’s Merit Scholarship, Dean’s Honors Scholarship, and American Bar Association Program Scholarship. In addition, Josh simultaneously completed an MBA at Jacksonville University. He was named as one of the “Top 40 Talent” by the Jacksonville Advantage business magazine.
Honors in Law School
In the FCSL Moot Court competition, again set himself apart by being placed on the Honor Board and he competed with students from all over the United States in the National Immigration Law Moot Court Competition in New York City, and the National ALA Moot Court Competition in Chicago. He was also ranked 8th out of 29 competitors in the Appellate Lawyers Association National Competition.
Josh interned with the staff attorney office of the Fourth Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida where he prepared post-conviction motions and judicial opinions for judges in Duval, Nassau, and Clay counties. He was involved in both high profile and death penalty cases. Check out the article and info about this in our office lobby!
Great Legal Experience
Joshua spent a summer working for the Northwest Justice Project in Tacoma, Washington, a legal aid program which provides civil legal assistance for many low-income people in the area. He then went to work at the personal injury firm of Farah & Farah, giving him experience with cases and clients who have suffered injury through intentional or basic negligence of a responsible party.
As Josh wanted to gain firsthand experience in other areas of law, in order to develop the skills needed to represent the greatest number of people, he then went to work for the Jolley Law Firm in Tacoma, which specializes in personal and business bankruptcy.