Attorney Joe Markey is an experienced legal professional focusing his practice on complex criminal defense, construction accidents, and workers' compensation matters. He also has significant experience representing clients concerning municipal government matters. Attorney Markey recognizes the stress and costs litigation can impose on individuals and strives to keep the end goal in mind.
Joe is a former union member and comes from a union household where his father worked for the MBTA & his Mother was a legal secretary. When Joe was in middle school, his father had a severe accident at work, breaking every bone in his foot, resulting in surgery and spending almost a year and a half out of work. He understands the burden imposed on working families when one of their loved ones is injured. He understands the stress associated with workplace accidents and implements strategies to seek the most successful outcome possible for his client. Joe began his legal career as a Prosecutor with the Middlesex District Attorney's Office in Newton, Massachusetts. He gained substantial trial experience representing the Commonwealth in various district court trials. Joe also previously served as Chairman of the Middlesex Sheriff's Assoc. Advisory Board.
Joe currently serves as Lynnfield's Town Moderator, running the Annual and Special Town Meetings, where Lynnfield's 65-million-dollar budget is approved. In addition, as Moderator, he appoints citizens on the Finance committee who review the proposed annual Town budget. Before being elected Moderator, Joe was the elected Lynnfield Housing Commissioner from 2014-2019, the youngest elected in Massachusetts State history.
Attorney Markey graduated from Merrimack College, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management. He earned his Juris Doctor degree while managing and consulting full-time on many notable congressional, state-wide, and county elections in Massachusetts. Most notably, Senator Ed Markey's 2013 Senatorial race. Joe also serves on the Boston Italian Home for Children Anniversary Board and finds time to coach High School Hockey in the Town of Wakefield during the Winter.
480,000 Broken Ankle & Foot
375,000 PTSD Injury
Jury Trials won:
Not Guilty: False Accusation of Sexual Assault
Not Guilty: Assault and Battery on Household Member over 60
Not Guilty: OUI including Accident