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Joseph P. Marasco earned his undergraduate degree from the
University of Rhode Island in 1986, and went on to earn his Juris Doctor
from Suffolk University School of Law in 1991. A lifelong resident of
Rhode Island, personal injury attorney Joseph P. Marasco represents the
rights of accident victims throughout the state, having successfully
litigated injury and medical malpractice cases in all of Rhode Island's
state and federal courts. A founding partner of Marasco &
Nesselbush, Joseph Marasco is an active member of the American
Association for Justice, serves on the Board of Governors for the Rhode
Island Association for Justice, and is also a founder of the Rhode
Island Bar Association's Social Security Disability Committee.
Additionally, attorney Marasco is also a sustaining member of the
National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, and
has litigated hundreds of disability cases before the Social Security
Administration, the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, the
United States District Court, and the Appeals Council.


Personal Injury Litigation, Auto
Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accidents, Boating Accidents,
Wrongful Death, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall Injuries,
Alcohol-Related Accidents, Dog Bite Claims, Animal Bite Claims


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Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 25%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
  4. Car Accident: 25%

Attorney endorsements

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  • John W Mahoney

    Joe is a great lawyer and even better person. Joe has handled several cases for family, friends and clients of mine with excellent results. Joe is extremely knowledgeable and I would retain him for my own personal disability claim if the need arises.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Joseph. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

Marasco & Nesselbush LLP

685 Westminster Street
Providence, RI, 02903

Marasco & Nesselbush LLP

51 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI, 02888

Marasco & Nesselbush LLP

603 Park Avenue
Woonsocket, RI, 02895

Marasco & Nesselbush LLP

231 Old Tower Hill Road
Suite 206
Wakefield, RI, 02879



RIAuthorized to practice law199108/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMarasco & Nesselbush LLP1999 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rhode Island Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2010 - Present
Rhode Island Bar Association, Social Security Disability Law Sub-CommitteeFounding Member2004 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1995 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ RepresentativesSustaining Member1995 - Present
Rhode Island Bar AssociationAdmitted to Practice1991 - Present
United States District Court for the District of Rhode IslandAdmitted to Practice1991 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of Rhode IslandN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rhode Island Bar Association, Annual Meeting (2011)Handling A Social Security Disability Case2011
Rhode Island Bar Association, Annual Meeting (2009)Social Security Disability2009

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