Career Highlights:

  • Boston Magazine Top Lawyers 2017/Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars/Massachusetts 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly “Largest Verdicts and Settlements” 2014


Endicott College, B.A. Liberal Studies/Law & Government – Class of 2007
Massachusetts School of Law, J.D. – Class of 2010

Bar Admissions:

  • United States Supreme Court- October 2020
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts – June 2011
  • State of Connecticut – November 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts – September 2011.
  • U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals

Joe graduated from Gloucester High School in 2003. After early acceptance to Virginia Wesleyan College, where he earned a Leadership Scholarship, Joe transferred to Endicott College. At Endicott, Joe earned a Presidential Scholarship from the late Dr. Richard Wylie and a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies with a focus in Law & Government in 2007. After college he went on to the Massachusetts School of Law and graduated with his Juris Doctorate degree in 2010. Joe has clerked at the Essex County District Court under the Honorable Judge Richard Mori and also interned with the Gloucester Police Department. He was admitted to practice in front of the Connecticut Supreme Court in Hartford in November of 2010, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in June of 2011, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in September of 2011 and the First Circuit Court of Appeals in October of 2019.

Since he began practicing, Joe has focused in the areas of maritime and land-based personal injury litigation, including automobile accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, medical malpractice, and injuries suffered on the navigable waters. Joe handles matters in both the Federal and State Courts.

Joe also gives back to the community. He currently serves on the board of directors for a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization called Everyday Heroes, which provides emergency funding to the families of public safety and military officers who are injured or killed in the line of duty. In addition, Joe was previously elected to the Gloucester City Council and prior to that the Town of Hamilton planning board. Joe can be reached at