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About me

Hello, I am a solo practioner in Newport, but practice throughout the state of Rhode Island. I focus mainly on family, employment discrimination, unemployment benefits, liquor licensing, and general business law. I am also knowledgable in constitutional, privacy and genetic law issues. I am happy to meet with you either in my office or where ever it is convenient for you.


Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 45%
    1 year, 6 cases
  2. Family: 35%
    1 year, 3 cases
  3. Privacy: 5%
    1 year
  4. Civil Rights: 5%
    2 years
  5. Other: 5%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-200/hour), contingent (30-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Andrew Aleman

    Chris Gerlica is an excellent lawyer. Chris is very knowledgeable about the law and the legal environment. In addition to helping out his clients, Chris is out in the community helping fellow lawyers and law students.


    Andrew Aleman Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Pensa

    Chris Gerlica has been an excellent addition to the legal community. He is hard working, dedicated to his practice, passionate about each case and cares about each individual client. I endorse Chris Gerlica.


    John Pensa Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Gerlica Law

2 Broadway
Newport, RI, 02840


RIAuthorized to practice law201310/30/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGerlica Law2013 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rhode Island Bar Association, LGBT CommitteeChair2014 - Present
Rhode Island Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Roger Williams University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
Grand Valley State UniversityInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts2007