About Joseph Marasco
In 1999, attorney Joseph P. Marasco, together with law partner Donna M. Nesselbush, founded Marasco & Nesselbush.
A lifelong resident of Rhode Island, 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 has also received accolades for his legal advocacy which has resulted in precedent setting rulings and multi-million dollar awards in medical negligence, wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases.
Growing up as one of eight children in an Irish-Italian home, the values Attorney Marasco carries with him today were instilled at a young age; to work hard, serve others and to stand up for what’s right. Attorney Marasco is the managing partner of the firm’s Personal Injury and Medical Negligence practice group. He has built a team of experienced and dedicated attorneys that has helped cultivate the firm’s reputation for excellence. “I feel truly blessed to lead a group of highly skilled attorneys who embody the spirit of our firm while providing outstanding legal care to our clients.”
Attorney Marasco is the President-elect of the Rhode Island Association for Justice, formerly the Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association.
“Maintaining a leadership position with the Rhode Island Association for Justice provides me the opportunity to fight for a level playing in the legal system. RIAJ helps preserve the rights of everyday people who often are confronted by powerful corporate and insurance company interests. I’m honored by the trust bestowed by my fellow attorneys in electing me to lead this outstanding organization.”
Attorney Marasco is member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Top Trial Lawyers in America) and has been included among the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He has also been named to the prestigious Thomson Reuters list of Super Lawyers based on peer recognition and professional achievement.
Attorney Marasco is admitted to practice in Rhode Island and the United States District Court. He is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and received his law degree from Suffolk University School of Law, where he earned recognition for professional ethics and trial advocacy.