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Joseph Rosh

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Joseph P. Rosh

Of Counsel

Phone: (631) 232-0200

Fax: 631-232-1305


Joseph P. Rosh is Of Counsel at Fumuso Christesen LLP, having joined the firm in 1989. He has extensive experience in handling complex medical malpractice litigation. He defends physicians, dentists, hospitals and nursing homes in cases of high exposure in both state and federal courts. He is involved in all aspects of defense litigation from inception of lawsuit, conducting of party depositions through mediation and case resolution. Additionally, he has had numerous cases against physicians dismissed on motion prior to trial.

Mr. Rosh provides personalized attention for the clients at Fumuso Christesen LLP in the areas of real estate and estate planning. Specifically, he has expertise in real estate transactions, IRC Section 1031 tax deferred exchanges, sophisticated trust and estate planning as well as probate administration.


Areas Of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense 50%
  • Real Estate 25%
  • Estate Planning 25%

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1988


  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 00/1987
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1984
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Psychology

Representative Cases

  • Heller v. Weinberg, 909 NYS2d, 77 AD3d 622, 2010, Appellate Div 2nd Dept.

Honors and Awards

  • Psi Chi National Honor Society

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, 1988 to Present
  • Duke University Alumni Admissions Committee, 1988 to Present
  • University of Virginia Reunion Committee, 2004 to Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. Dominic’s Church, 1994 to Present

Fraternities/ Sororities

  • Psi Chi