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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.


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.


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.

Laura Canciamilla.