JOSH KING

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROJECT

VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & GENERAL COUNSEL, AVVO

Josh King is Chief Legal Officer of Avvo, a company that helps consumers make better legal decisions by offering on-demand legal services, a free Q&A forum, ratings and user reviews of lawyers. He is responsible for the company’s legal affairs, government relations, and business operations. He is also a frequent writer and speaker on First Amendment, media and professional ethics issues. 

Prior to joining Avvo in October 2007, Josh spent over a decade in the wireless industry, in a mix of legal and non-legal roles:  Vice President, Corporate Development at AT&T Wireless, Director of Business Development for Clearwire, and General Counsel for Cellular One of San Francisco. Josh started his legal career doing civil litigation in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Avvo is part of the coalition to get federal anti-SLAPP legislation passed because Avvo believes that such legislation would benefit businesses and consumers.