Joe brings creative problem-solving, effective communication, and strategic collaboration skills to his intellectual property prosecution and counseling practice. He also brings exceptional educational achievements and practical experience that benefit clients.

Joe is a first-generation law student who graduated magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of the Law. Joe was an associate editor for the Michigan State Law Review and participated in the University’s Trademark Moot Court. He sharpened his trial advocacy skills with his involvement in the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute (TPI), a highly selective and intensive two-year trial practice program. As a participant in the Great Lakes First Amendment Clinic, Joe taught high school students about the First Amendment and certain IP rights. He was also a finalist in a best brief competition, highlighting his proficiency in legal writing. Joe’s exceptional academic performance led to his receipt of the Jurisprudence Achievement Award in four courses, including Advocacy and Research, Writing, and Analysis: IP Perspective. 

Joe earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Wayne State University. He qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office registration examination after taking several post-graduation science courses. After graduation, Joe worked as an intern and a law clerk at two private law firms and served as court clerk in Michigan’s 50th District Court – Pontiac, experiences that prepared him for law school and provided real-world opportunities that benefit his practice.

Joe strives to establish and maintain longstanding client relationships through his commitment to excellent customer service and positive client outcomes.