Joseph F. Agnelli, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Worcester, MA

Agnelli Law Offices, P.C.
 | 303 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: 508-799-8889
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Social Security Disability (20%),
  • Administrative Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Having more than 35 years of legal experience, Joseph F. Agnelli, Jr., is a founding partner of the Agnelli Law Offices. He focuses his practice on personal injury, generally handling cases that involve workers' compensation, Social Security Disability, accidental disability, retirement and motor vehicle accidents. Mr. Agnelli offers his services to people throughout the state of Massachusetts.

Since earning a Bachelor of Arts in history from Fitchburg State University in 1977 and a Juris Doctor from the Suffolk Law School in Boston in 1980, Mr. Agnelli has committed himself to advocating on behalf of those injured by the negligence or recklessness of others. Whether they were injured on the job, in an auto accident or due to some other accident, Mr. Agnelli assists people in recovering the maximum compensation for their medical expenses, lost wages and other damages. He argues on his clients' behalf in court and commission proceedings, helping them show the impact of their injuries and the extent of their losses.

If people cannot work due to illness or injury, Mr. Agnelli helps them collect the pertinent documentation, and complete and submit the necessary applications and forms for disability benefits. He has been named one of the Nation's Top 100 Injured Workers Lawyers by the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group and is a fellow of The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers.

An active member of the legal community, Mr. Agnelli has chaired the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.'s, workers' compensation update seminars for more than 20 years, and he regularly shares his knowledge with others, lecturing at continuing education programs and before various professional organizations. He is a member of numerous associations, including the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Worcester County Bar Association, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (70%)

Social Security Disability (20%)

Administrative Law (10%): Government Benefits, Licensing

Focus Areas

Administrative Law: Government Benefits, Licensing


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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017

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About Joseph Agnelli, Jr.

Admitted: 1980, Massachusetts

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Honors and Awards:

  • WILG’s “Nations’ Top Injured Workers Lawyers”, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Fellow, College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Worcester County Bar Association, Past Co-Chair, Workers’ Compensation Committee
  • Worcester County Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member, Workers’ Compensation Committee
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Worker Injury Law and Advocacy Group, Member
  • U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, 1981
  • Massachusetts, 1980

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Guest Lecturer, Workers’ Compensation Course, Southern New England School of Law
  • Chair, Workers’ Compensation Update Seminars, MCLE, 1993 – Present
  • Lecturer, Workers’ Compensation, Continuing Legal Education Programs, 1991 – Present
  • “The Board – A History of the First Century of the Massachusetts Industrial Accident Board and the Workers’ Compensation Act”(Author), 2011
  • “Workers’ Compensation Practice in Massachusetts” (Contributing Author), MCLE Publication, 2001

Educational Background:

  • Fitchburg State College, 1977
Office Location for Joseph F. Agnelli, Jr.

303 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Phone: 508-799-8889


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Last Updated: 5/12/2017

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