Mr. Tursi is a San Francisco Bay Area native who attended St. Ignatius College Prep before graduating from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2014.
As a law student, Joe served as the Senior Managing Editor of the Santa Clara Law Review overseeing the publication of Volume 54 in which he also published a comment. He was active in Honors Moot Court throughout law school both as a competitor and board member. During his third year of law school Joe externed at the US Attorney's Office where he helped defend the United States in civil matters. He joined Phillips Spallas & Angstadt in 2015.
Joe is a member of the American and San Francisco Bar associations. In addition to being admitted to the State of California in December 2014, Joe is admitted to the US District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California, the US Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, the US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. His admission to the District of Columbia bar is pending.