Marasco & Nesselbush Honored as Super Lawyers, Attorney Dorsey is a Rising Star!

Personal Injury Lawyers

Three attorneys at Marasco and Nesselbush, LLP have been recognized as 2013 Rhode Island Super Lawyers by the prestigious Thomson Reuters legal rating service.

Joe Marasco and Donna Nesselbush were selected as “Super Lawyers” in the areas of Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, and Social Security Disability. Associate Attorney Paul Dorsey was named a “Rising Star” for his exceptional legal representation of Social Security Disability clients.

Super Lawyers, a subsidiary of Thomson Reuters, rates outstanding lawyers in more than 70 practice areas. The rating service recognizes attorneys who have attained a high degree of professional achievement and peer recognition.

The process includes peer nominations, a statewide survey of lawyers and independent research.  No more than 5 percent of attorneys in a state are selected as Super Lawyers.

The Super Lawyers list is featured in Rhode Island Monthly, a popular statewide magazine. Selected attorneys also are featured in Super Lawyers Magazine, which is distributed to law school libraries and attorneys throughout Rhode Island and the region.

Attorney Joseph P. MarascoJoe Marasco is a founding partner of Marasco & Nesselbush and a lifelong resident of Rhode Island. Mr. Marasco is a 1986 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where he served with distinction as President of the Student Senate/Student Body, and a 1991 graduate of Suffolk University School of Law, where he received recognition for professional ethics and trial advocacy.

Attorney Marasco has successfully litigated, arbitrated, and mediated personal injury and medical negligence cases in all of Rhode Island’s state and federal trial courts. He is a member of the American Association for Justice and is a Member of the Board of Governors of the Rhode Island Association for Justice.  Attorney Marasco has also litigated hundreds of disability cases at all levels of review before the Social Security Administration, the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, the Appeals Council, and the United States District Court.

Attorney Donna M. NesselbushDonna Nesselbush is also a founding partner of Marasco & Nesselbush. Ms. Nesselbush is a 1984 graduate of Brown University, where she received the Sarah Doyle Prize “for having made a significant contribution to women on campus and in the community.” She graduated cum laude from Suffolk University School of Law, where she was selected to write for the Law Review, and was also awarded the Leo J. Wyman Award for having “contributed most to advancing the civic and professional responsibilities of a lawyer.”

She is a founder and the Chair of the Rhode Island Bar Association’s Social Security Disability Committee. She, too, has also litigated hundreds of disability cases at all levels of review before the Social Security Administration, the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, the Appeals Council, and the United States District Court. Attorney Nesselbush has also lectured and written extensively on the subject of Social Security disability law.

Donna Nesselbush serves as the Chief Judge of the Pawtucket Municipal Court, and she is a Rhode Island State Senator.

Attorney Paul DorseyPaul E. Dorsey is an Associate Attorney with Marasco & Nesselbush. Mr. Dorsey has dedicated his legal career to representing Social Security Disability claimants. Mr. Dorsey is experienced in all aspects of Social Security Disability law.

Mr. Dorsey graduated from the University of Massachusetts and graduated cum laude from Western New England College School of Law, where he served as production editor of the Law Review. He is an active participant in the Rhode Island Bar Association’s Social Security Disability Committee.

Attorneys Marasco, Nesselbush and Dorsey are all members of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives.

The attorneys at Marasco & Nesselbush have an unwavering commitment to personal, social, and economic justice and one simple goal: to obtain extraordinary results for each and every client. Call us at 855-801-6262 or fill out a contact form to set up a free legal consultation. We have offices in Providence, Wakefield, Warwick, and Woonsocket to easily serve you.