Joseph has served as General Counsel for the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and its related and affiliated entities for 40 years.

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Canisius College ROTC, 1967, Rank of 2nd Lieutenant
  • United States Army Active Duty, 1970
  • United States Army Reserves, 1971-1979

  • Bishop’s Council of the Laity
  • Knight Commander, Star of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Advisory Attorney, New York State Catholic Conference (NYSCC) and Bishops of New York State
  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) National Diocesan Attorneys Association
  • Recipient, Our Lady of Victory Hospital Award
  • Recipient, The Cantalician Center Award
  • Recipient,  Christ The King Seminary 2018 Cure Of Ars Award