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Josephine L. Alioto - San Francisco, CA

20 Haight Street San Francisco, CA 94102

Updated: 08/25/2023

San Francisco Wrongful Eviction Lawyer


Josephine is a native San Franciscan who is committed to advocating for those who have been oppressed and neglected. Josephine’s Team primarily focuses on representing tenants that have suffered from personal injury and economic loss at the hands of exploitative landlords.Her clients include victims of verbal harassment, physical intimidation, and severe habitability defects. Josephine also represents victims of personal injury, toxic exposure, and discrimination...

About Josephine L. Alioto

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Trial Team Leader

Practice Areas

  • Wrongful Eviction
  • Dangerous Property
  • Toxic Exposure
  • Discrimination


Bar Admissions

  • California, 2012

Other Affiliations

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Diversity Committee (Member)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California

Classes and Seminars

  • SFTLA New Lawyers Division Ski and CLE, “Tenant Harassment: Obtaining Treble Damages and Attorney Fees Under Local Rent Ordinances” Speaker, 2015
  • SFTLA New Lawyers Division Ski and CLE, “Updates in Landlord/Tenant Law” Speaker, 2018
  • SFTLA Girl Power: Female Attorneys Blazing Their Own Trials CLE, “Knowing Your Worth: You're Never Too Young (Or Old) To Reinvent Yourself And Your Career Path” Speaker, 2018

Pro Bono Activities

  • Eviction Defense Collaborative, Board of Directors
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Justice and Diversity Center, Volunteer

Past Positions

  • Alioto & Keenan, LLP, Managing Partner and Co-owner


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, 2011
  • University of California, Davis, 2008
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Major: Sociology


Published Works

  • “The Evolution of Tenant Harassment Statutes”, Plaintiff Magazine, 2015
  • “The Rent Control Revolution”, Plaintiff Magazine, 2017

Office Information


20 Haight Street San Francisco, CA 94102


  • 415-771-5845

Office Hours

9:00 am to 5:00 pm (PST)



  • Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service, Bar Association of San Francisco, 2012-2018
  • Volunteer Appreciation Award, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, 2014
  • Avvo Superb Rating 10.0

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