• About ME

    Thirty years of general civil litigation experience plus a side venture in research and development.

    I specialize in commercial and retail litigation throughout the state of California, and defense in cross-claims actions. The primary client base includes major A project management professional based in Concord, California, Joshua Pratchard works with Drill Tech Drilling and Shoring in Antioch. At the company, he oversees project engineering for foundational piles and design-build shoring systems for public and private construction projects. Joshua Pratchard also manages pile driving, sheet pile, and torque down pile projects.


    Joshua Pratchard is also an experienced estimator. At Drill Tech Drilling and Shoring, he is responsible for reading project specifications and preparing takeoffs. He further monitors costs during construction, ensuring that projects fall within budget.


    Before joining Drill Tech Drilling and Shoring, Mr. Pratchard worked with organizations such as Bigge Crane & Rigging Co., DM Figley & Co., and Glaziers Union. He has been involved in developing several public facilities, including Oakland Bay Bridge. He was also involved in the expansion of Doyle Drive and Highway 101 off the Golden Gate Bridge.


    Mr. Pratchard has a C-27 contractor’s license and is certified by OSCA and OSHA. He has a BA in business from Indiana University and is proficient at using CMR programs and Microsoft Office Suite products.

    , financial institutions and debt buyers.


    I first entered the practice of law in Alabama in 1981 with a specialty of Criminal Defense and Commercial and Retail litigation. I then moved to California in 1991 to specialize in professional errors and omissions defense, personal Injury and insurance coverage litigation.

  • Education

    Indiana University - BA

    Aug 1, 2014 - Jun 1, 2016


    UC Davis


    Construction Management

  • Professional Experience

    Second Chance Fields - Programs director

    Oct 1, 2013 - Present


    Bigge crane and rigging - Project Manager/estimator/territory sales rep

    Jan 1, 2010 - Jul 1, 2012


    US Marine Corps. - Aviation Life Support Systems

    Aug 1, 1999 - Jul 1, 2007


    Walters and Wolfe Architectural glass & aluminum - glazier

    Aug 1, 1999 - Jul 1, 2007


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