Josh Carback is an Associate at F&P’s office in Baltimore, Maryland with a litigation practice spanning multiple state and federal jurisdictions. His broad range of experiences in written and oral advocacy include civil jury and bench trials, depositions, motions, and arbitration and mediations in complex commercial, construction, tort/casualty, insurance, and admiralty matters.

Before joining F&P, Josh served as a judicial law clerk in the District Court of Maryland for Prince George’s County; the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland; and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Josh graduated with highest honors from Geneva College with a major in political science and dual minors in history and philosophy. He subsequently graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of law with honors.

In law school, Josh served on the executive board of Maryland Law Review and the Maryland Moot Court Board. He litigated as a student-attorney in the Maryland Gender Violence Clinic in both the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City and the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Maryland. Josh interned for the Maryland Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. He also worked for International Justice Mission overseas and completed a work-study in the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

F&P Blog and Insight Articles

Winter 2024 – SCOTUS Clarifies Choice of Law in Admiralty Litigation

Fall 2023 – Pre-Hearing Third Party Discovery is Generally a “No-No” under the Federal Arbitration Act

Spring 2023 – Federal Courts Strengthen Corporate Disclosure Requirements

Winter 2022 – Enforcement of Red-Letter Clauses in Maritime Contracts

Fall 2022 – Another Threat to the Independent Contractor Status of Truck Drivers

Awards and Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2024


  • The Selden Society, 2023


Josh was born in Baltimore, Maryland and split his childhood between Maryland and the United Kingdom. He enjoys creative and analytical writing, cinema, marathons, traveling, and spending time with people. He is the author of several scholarly law review articles addressing a broad range of topics including civil procedure, insurance law, criminal law, and international law.

To view Josh’s research, visit his author’s page on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).