Joseph P. Carnevale IV


Joseph Carnevale is a partner in the Providence office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Workers' Compensation Practice. Joe was a judicial law clerk for the Appellate Division of the Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court under Chief Judge George Healy. As a judicial law clerk, Joe researched and drafted numerous appellate opinions and orders as well as trial court decisions. After his clerkship, Joe worked as an associate at Heald & LeBoeuf, Ltd. There he represented clients involved in general contractual disputes, with a primary focus on construction disputes, public and private, throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Issues there involved breach of contract, construction defects, mechanics' liens, Miller Act bonds, private bonds, public bidding and bid protests, administrative actions, mediation and arbitration.

Legal Experience

  • Law Clerk, Chief Judge George Healy, Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court - 2013-2014
  • Associate, Heald & LeBoeuf, Ltd. - 2014-2016

Community Activities

  • Rhode Island Legal/Educational Partnership - Mock Trial Official
  • Young Employee Safety Rhode Island - Guest Lecturer/Presenter

Professional Presentations

  • "Confirming & Vacating Arbitration Awards," Rhode Island Bar Association, November 2015
  • "Rhode Island Construction Law: A Practical Guide," Rhode Island Bar Association, November 2015


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Massachusetts
    • Rhode Island
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island


Rhode Island


United States District Court, District of Rhode Island


  • American Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association

Awards & Honors

"Ones to Watch," Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, Best Lawyers, 2021


Roger Williams University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2013

Providence College

Bachelor of Arts, History, 2010

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