Joanna L. Storey Mishler

Senior Counsel

Joanna L. Storey Mishler focuses her practice on professional liability, risk management, and legal ethics for lawyers and law firms. She works with clients to proactively mitigate the risk of potential loss and find creative solutions when thorny problems arise. Ms. Mishler also advises clients on compliance with privacy and cybersecurity-related laws, rules, and regulations.

Certified Information Privacy Professional / United States

Ms. Mishler is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and can counsel law firm clients on identifying, evaluating and managing risks associated with privacy and information security practices. 

Prior to joining Klinedinst, Ms. Mishler worked at a large national firm in San Francisco, defending professionals and providing risk management guidance. Ms. Mishler also practiced at a firm in San Jose, California, where she assisted the appellate practice in research and briefing to the California Supreme Court.

As a regular speaker and contributor to legal publications, Ms. Mishler offers practical tips to help lawyers navigate the intersection of ethics, risk management, and cybersecurity considerations, with an eye on effective communication strategies and technology competence.


  • Santa Clara University School of Law (J.D., 2001)
  • Indiana University Bloomington (B.A., 1997)


San Diego
(619) 400-8000


Joanna L. Storey Mishler


  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California