joseph p. mendes

Joseph P. Mendes is an Associate practicing in the Boston office of Boyle | Shaughnessy Law.  

Joseph is a Maine native and graduate from the University of Maine School of Law.  At Maine Law, Joseph was the recipient of the Upper Level Writing Award and Advanced Trial Advocacy Award.  He was a member of the Trial Team and Co-Chair of the Moot Court Board.  Joseph also participated in the national sports law moot court competition in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he placed as a national finalist.  

Joseph is admitted to practice law in Maine, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the United States District Court, District of Maine and District of Massachusetts.   

Prior to joining the firm, Joseph served as a judicial law clerk in Seattle.  He is a longtime USA Hockey referee, officiating youth, adult and junior leagues throughout New England.



  • Maine Trial Lawyers Association
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers

Massachusetts Office

617.451.2000 Main
617.451.5775 Fax


  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst, B.A., magna cum laude
  • University of Maine School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Maine
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, District of Maine