Joe Oaks was born in Pensacola, Florida as the fifth of seven children. When Joe was 15 years old, his family transplanted to Birmingham, Alabama. Joe attended the University of Alabama graduating with a BA in Journalism. After undergrad, Joe attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Upon graduation from law school, Joe returned to the Gulf Coast and worked as an associate attorney for a personal injury firm in Mobile, Alabama for more than four years representing injured parties against negligent and wanton tortfeasors and insurance companies. In January of 2019, Joe moved to Denver to join the FDAzar personal injury team. Joe is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts of Alabama and his On Motion application to the Colorado State Bar is pending approval.
In their spare time Joe and his wife, Maddy, like to read, play recreational sports, travel, and enjoy all the outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer.