Joe DiOrio launched his law practice in May of 2005 after more than two decades of experience at large law firms.
With an established reputation for aggressive advocacy on behalf of his clients, Joe was known for creating dialogue with opposing parties in an effort to resolve disputes in a cost-effective manner. He envisioned an independent, entrepreneurial model which led to DiOrio Law Office, a bankruptcy and creditors' rights practice. Today, his practice also focuses on the related areas of business litigation, and banking and commercial lending.
Over the course of his 40+ year career, Joe has continued to handle a wide variety of legal matters including commercial finance, bankruptcy, receiverships, and creditors’ rights, … vigorously representing financial institutions, bankruptcy and receivership estates and other interested parties.
He is frequently appointed as a state court receiver, examiner, and special master in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. In those capacities, he has operated and sold many businesses and sold many sizeable real estate properties. Joe was selected as a subchapter V pool trustee under the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019.
Joe has achieved recognition in all of his practice areas.
Joe currently is a board member of the Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Commercial Law League of America, the Turnaround Management Association, and the National Bankruptcy Trustee Association. He is a Fellow of the Rhode Island Bar Foundation and a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Previously, he was a longstanding board member for the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting victims of domestic violence.Contact Us