Joe received his undergraduate degree in Criminal Science from Illinois State University and his Juris Doctor degree from Florida State University College of Law in December, 2001. In law school he was on the Dean’s List and received a Book Award. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in March, 2002. Joe moved to Tampa in 2003, once again bringing the home team a Super Bowl Championship with him. In Tampa, Joe accepted a position as an Assistant Public Defender. There he met future Brooks Law Group attorney, Charles Laycock, Jr. and forged a relationship that would resurface 13 years later at the Brooks Law Group.
After going into private practice in 2005, Joe continued to focus on representing people in need. Whether it was a personal injury client, a criminal defendant, or a small business owner, Joe built a reputation on integrity and never backing down, especially when representing the “underdog”. In May of 2016, Joe rejoined with his former colleague at the Brooks Law Group. With a relentless competitive spirit to win, Joe’s brings 14 years of experience in state and federal jury trial litigation that solidifies his calling to protect people’s rights. Joe excels at insuring that the government give his client’s everything they are entitled to receive, and he means business.