Josh Brooks

Staff Attorney

Josh serves as staff attorney for San Diego Coastkeeper, where he assists with the organization’s legal, policy, and advocacy work and supports its mission to protect and restore San Diego County’s waterways and move towards safe, clean water for our region.

Prior to joining Coastkeeper in February 2018, Josh worked in various places across the country to protect clean air and water, promote renewable energy, and assist in federal administrative efforts to prevent companies and individuals who had violated environmental laws from participating in government contracts, subcontracts, loans, grants and other assistance programs. He has experience with the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, NEPA, and other environmental statutes.

A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Law and the University of California, Berkeley, Josh is actively licensed to practice law in California.

In his free time, Josh enjoys snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, hiking, and watching an inordinate amount of David Attenborough nature documentaries.

You can email Josh here.