Attorney Joe Markey is a skilled legal professional with extensive experience in complex criminal defense, construction accidents, and workers' compensation cases. He is also well-versed in representing clients in municipal government matters. Joe understands that litigation can be stressful and costly for individuals, and he strives to keep the end goal in mind while providing effective legal representation.
Growing up in a union household where his father worked for the MBTA and his mother was a legal secretary, Joe learned early on about the hardships that working families face in the event of workplace accidents. 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 brings this personal understanding and compassion to his work, implementing strategies to seek the best possible outcome for his clients.
Before entering private practice, Joe served as a 3:03 Prosecutor with the Middlesex District Attorney's Office in Newton, Massachusetts, where he gained substantial trial experience representing the Commonwealth in various district court trials. He also previously served as Chairman of the Middlesex Sheriff's Assoc. Advisory Board.
Joe is currently Lynnfield's Town Moderator, where he oversees the approval of the town's $65 million budget at Annual and Special Town Meetings. He also appoints citizens to the Finance Committee, which reviews the proposed annual town budget. Before being elected Moderator, Joe served as 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 dedicates his time to coaching 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