As a member of DLA Piper LLP (US)’ Office of General Counsel, Joe advises the firm and its lawyers on all aspects of law firm risk management.  He also regularly provides counsel on matters related to lawyers' professional responsibility, attorney-client privilege, and legal ethics.

Joe is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers.  In 2017, he was appointed to a three-year term as a member of Virginia State Bar’s Fifth District Committee.