Joshua Ritter

Senior Associate

Phone: 213-688-0460

Fax: 213-624-1942



Loyola Law School

J.D. - 2007

University of California, Los Angeles

B.A. – 2001


California State – 2008

U.S. District Court Central District of California – 2015

Joshua Ritter

Senior Associate

Criminal attorney and Los Angeles native Joshua Ritter worked as a prosecutor with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office for close to a decade and was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Prosecutor of the Year by the Association of Deputy District Attorneys.  During his career as a prosecutor Joshua specialized in complex and high profile cases culminating in more than 40 cases brought to verdict with a felony conviction rate over 90%. Upon joining WJH&Q Joshua has continued to devote his talents to the tenacious and zealous defense of his clients.  With a proven track record of resolving issues quickly and to the great satisfaction of his clients in no small part because of the continued strong relationship Joshua has with the District Attorney’s office.  Specializing in matters of the utmost seriousness and complexity that often times garner significant media attention, Joshua is well equipped to manage whatever concerns his clients might be confronted with. Joshua received his Bachelor of Arts (with Honors) from UCLA in 2001 and his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 2007.


Outstanding Prosecutor of the Year, 2015

Association of Deputy District Attorneys


American Bar Association

State Bar of California, Criminal Law Section

Los Angeles County Bar Association

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers