Joe has represented hundreds of accountants and lawyers in cases alleging malpractice, racketeering, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract. He has represented directors and officers in claims involving finance, real estate, and corporate governance. Joe has particular experience in real estate issues including: RESPA; TILA; title insurance, real estate fraud, and secured lending. He is occasionally asked to try cases outside the state of Georgia usually in matters involving audit or complex attorney malpractice. He also assists insurers in drafting insurance applications, in risk management, and as monitoring counsel.
Joe was honored on the Georgia Super Lawyers® list in Atlanta Magazine/Law and Politics Magazine for 2005-2012. In 2012, he was also honored on the Georgia Super Lawyers list as one of the top 100 attorneys in the state. Joe is listed in "The Best Lawyers in America"® for 2009-2012 and is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a founding and current member of Carlock Copeland’s Management Committee.