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Attorney Joe Markey

Attorney Joe Markey is a highly skilled legal professional with a wealth of experience in complex criminal defense, construction accidents, and workers’ compensation cases. Additionally, he is well-versed in representing clients in municipal government matters, showcasing a diverse legal background.

Personal Connection to Workplace Accidents

Growing up in a union household where his father worked for the MBTA and his mother was a legal secretary, Joe Markey has a profound understanding of the challenges faced by working families in the aftermath of workplace accidents. His personal experience became even more pronounced when his father had a severe accident at work during Joe’s middle school years. The incident resulted in a significant foot injury, requiring surgery and a prolonged absence from work. Joe brings this firsthand knowledge and compassion to his legal practice, implementing strategies to secure the best possible outcomes for his clients.

Professional Background

Attorney Markey worked at a leading Boston litigation firm for four years before founding his own firm. Before entering private practice, Joe Markey served as a 3:03 Prosecutor with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office in Newton, Massachusetts. In this role, he gained substantial trial experience, representing the Commonwealth in various district court trials. He also served as the Chairman of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Assoc. Advisory Board, showcasing his dedication to public service.

Community Engagement

Currently serving as Lynnfield’s Town Moderator, Joe oversees the approval of the town’s annual $65 million budget at Annual and Special Town Meetings. He also plays a crucial role in appointing citizens to the Finance Committee, responsible for reviewing the proposed annual town budget. Before being elected Moderator, Joe served as the elected Lynnfield Housing Commissioner from 2014-2019, making history as the youngest elected in Massachusetts State history.

Educational Background and Achievements

Attorney Markey is an alumnus of Merrimack College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management. Alongside pursuing his Juris Doctor degree, Joe managed and consulted full-time on notable congressional, state-wide, and county elections in Massachusetts.

Community Involvement

Joe Markey extends his commitment to the community by serving on the Boston Italian Home for Children Anniversary Board. Additionally, he dedicates his time to coaching High School Hockey in the Town of Wakefield during the Winter, showcasing his passion for both legal advocacy and community engagement.
Attorney Joe Markey’s multifaceted background, combined with his personal experiences and commitment to public service, sets him apart as a dedicated and compassionate advocate for his clients and community alike.

Attorney Herbert C. Dike

Former Judge Herbert C. Dike carved a path of distinction in the legal arena, leaving an indelible mark on the field of workers’ compensation. Prior to his esteemed tenure as an Industrial Accident Board Judge, his journey unfolded as a highly successful attorney, specializing in the complexities of workers’ compensation law.

Early Career and Pioneering Work in Workers' Compensation

In the formative years of his career, Attorney Dike quickly established himself as a luminary in workers’ compensation. His expertise in navigating the intricate landscape of workplace injuries set a precedent for effective representation. Representing both employees and employers, Attorney Dike’s strategic approach ensured fair and equitable outcomes for his diverse clientele.

Judicial Tenure: An Industrial Accident Board Judge

Transitioning to the role of an Industrial Accident Board Judge, Herbert C. Dike brought his wealth of knowledge and practical experience to the adjudication of workers’ compensation cases. Serving as a stalwart guardian of justice, he presided over a spectrum of cases, offering meticulous consideration and a nuanced understanding of the legal intricacies involved. His tenure on the Industrial Accident Board underscored his commitment to upholding the rights of those impacted by workplace accidents.

Versatility in Adjudication: Superior Court, District Court, and MCAD

Judge Dike’s versatility extended to adjudication beyond the Industrial Accident Board. With a background in trying cases at the Superior Court and District Court levels, he demonstrated a comprehensive understanding of the legal landscape. His appearances before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) further showcased his dedication to tackling matters of discrimination and championing principles of equality.

Dedication to Public Service and Legacy

Judge Herbert C. Dike’s contributions reached beyond the confines of the courtroom. His service to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts reflected a steadfast commitment to public welfare and a desire to contribute meaningfully to the community. The legacy he built is one of a trailblazer, influencing the trajectory of workers’ compensation law and leaving an enduring impact on the Massachusetts legal landscape.
Former Judge Herbert C. Dike’s journey from accomplished attorney to a respected Industrial Accident Board Judge stands as a testament to his unwavering commitment to justice, fairness, and public service. His pioneering work has shaped the field of workers’ compensation and left an indelible legacy within the legal community.
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