Joseph (“Joe”) is an associate in the Civil Litigation Practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office. His broad-based practice concentrates on the defense of individuals, corporations, employers and insurers in complex tort, construction, personal injury, wrongful death, employment and insurance coverage litigation. He is also a member of Wiedner & McAuliffe’s national subrogation practice group.
Joe obtained his undergraduate degree from the Indiana University Kelly School of Business in 2009. He received his Juris Doctorate degree in 2012 from the DePaul University College of Law, graduating magna cum laude. In law school he received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards (highest grade in the class) in Advanced Legal Research and Legal Analysis, Research and Writing II. Joe was inducted into the Order of the Coif National Legal Honor Society upon graduating from law school. While attending law school, Joe worked as a law clerk at two personal injury firms, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and one of the nation’s largest insurance companies. He also clerked at a prominent labor and employment firm in Chicago.
Prior to joining Wiedner & McAuliffe, Joe spent more than five years litigating personal injury, wrongful death and workers’ compensation cases. Joe’s experience gives him valuable insight into the strategies and tactics of plaintiffs’ attorneys. He uses this unique insight and his vigorous work ethic to obtain the best possible outcomes for his clients.