JOSEPH T. NEELY

Associate

Licensed in both Missouri and Illinois, Joe acts as counsel in the areas of Federal Civil Rights Litigation, Complex Class Action Litigation, and Auto Insurance Defense. Joe’s background also makes him uniquely qualified to conduct internal investigations for public and private sector entities.   

 

Prior to joining BMP, Joe worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a Special Agent focusing primarily on counterterrorism. His work for the FBI covered a variety of cases from weapons of mass destruction and bank robberies to domestic and international terrorism. Prior to working for the FBI, Joe served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps as a Judge Advocate. In 2016 Joe was awarded the ABA’s Outstanding Young Military Lawyer Award for the Marine Corps. Joe is currently serving as a Major in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. In addition to his significant jury trial experience, Joe maintains a TS/SCI security clearance and can be trusted to thoroughly and professionally investigate and report on sensitive matters within your organization.

 

Joe received his Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan in 2009, and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Missouri in 2006 with a B.S.B.A. with emphases in finance and banking and real estate finance. Joe was born and raised in Belleville, Illinois and attended St. Louis University High School.

 

​Joe and his wife, Maria, and their daughter, Penelope reside in Webster Groves.

 

You may contact Joe at (314) 862-3800 or jneely@bmplaw.com. Joe's legal assistant is Tasha Behnen at Ext. 222 or tbehnen@bmplaw.com.

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