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JOSEPH CANCIAMILLA, American Lawyer, Partner of SANDERS, DODSON & RIVES, specializing in the field of General Civil and Criminal Trial Practice. Personal Injury, Business, Real Estate, Family, Probate, Estate Planning, Products Liability, Legal Malpractice, Construction Accidents and Criminal Defense Law.


  • CANCIAMILLA, JOSEPH was born on April 19, 1955 in Pittsburg, California, United States.

  • Education

    • St. Mary's College (Bachelor of Arts, 1978). John F. Kennedy University (Juris Doctor, 1986). Delta Theta Phi (President, 1985-1986).

      Managing Editor, John F. Kennedy University Law Review, 1985-1986.


    • Member school board Pittsburg School District, 1973—1987. Lawyer, since 1986; mayor, councilman City of Pittsburg, 1987—1996. County supervisor Contra Costa County, 1996—2000.

      Member, district 11 California State Assembly, since 2000. Co-owner Pittsburg Funeral Chapel, since 1992. Member Aging and Long-Term Care Committee, Revenue and Taxation Committee, Veterinary Affairs Committee, Jobs Economic Development and the Economy Committee.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Pittsburg Unified School District Board of Education, 1973-1987. Pittsburg City Council, since 1987. Member: Contra Costa County and Bar Associations.

    State Bar of California. Contra Costa County Barristers Association.


    • Married Laura Canciamilla.
    • spouse: Laura Canciamilla.
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    Born April 19, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1986
      Cahfomia and United States
    • 1986
      Admitted to the bar