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D. Robin Gouveia

D. Robin Gouveia

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accident, Social Security, Animal & Dog Bites, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury

About Me


Attorney Robin Gouveia is a successful personal injury attorney practicing in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.  Robin has spent more than 15 years being an advocate for victims’ rights and fighting for the rights of her clients against the insurance companies.  She is passionately devoted to maximizing the compensation for her clients.


Robin has been with d’Oliveira & Associates since June of 2011, and since joining the firm, she has been exclusively practicing personal injury and disability law. Attorney Gouveia works with clients from the East Providence, Middletown, Pawtucket, Fall River and New Bedford areas.


Robin graduated from Bishop Stang High School in Smith Mills, MA in 1985. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1989 from UMASS Dartmouth. She received her law degree from Southern New England Law School in 1998.


Attorney Gouveia is admitted to practice law in RI and MA state court and MA United States District Court. Attorney Gouveia’s professional association admissions include the Rhode Island Bar Association the Massachusetts Bar Association, the New Bedford Bar Association, the Bristol County Bar Association and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.


Attorney D Robin Gouveia has just been selected to the Rhode Island Association for Justice Board of Governors (formerly RI Trial Lawyers Association).  The Board of Governors is the governing body in the state of Rhode Island for members of the trial bar and consists of experienced and highly recognized Rhode Island Attorneys.


The mission of the American Association for Justice is to promote a fair and effective justice system, and to support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America's courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests. 



Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Car Accidents: 69%
  2. Social Security: 9%
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 9%
  4. Animal & Dog Bites: 5%
  5. Other: 8%
  6. More 



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

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Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Yvonne M. Borelli-Chace

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Gouveia and I have known each other for many years. She is diligent and professional and extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend her.


    Yvonne Borelli-Chace Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Graham Wright

    Robin is an exceptionally knowledgeable and well-versed attorney in all aspects of personal injury law. I can strongly endorse her as a skilled litigator and colleague.


    Graham Wright Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

d'Oliveira & Associates, p.c.

11 George Street
Pawtucket, RI, 02860

d'Oliveira & Associates

930 Kempton Street
New Bedford, MA, 02740

d'Oliveira & Associates

408 Bedford Street
Fall River, MA, 02720

d'Oliveira & Associates

2540 Pawtucket Avenue
East Providence, RI, 02914

d'Oliveira & Associates

1521 West Main Road
Middletown, RI, 02842




RIAuthorized to practice law201208/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
10 Best Attorneys in Rhode IslandAmerican Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys2014
15-Years Faithful Service to Per. Injury & Disability Clientsd'Oliveira & Associates2013
Presentation skills, negotiation skills, and trial Firm lawyersN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing Attorneyd'Oliveira & Associates2011 - Present
AttorneyMorgan & Murphy, LLP1998 - 2011
Ass't Claims ManagerTrust Insurance Company1991 - 1998
Road AdjusterAllied Adjustment1990 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Rhode Island Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2014 - Present
Rhode Island Association for JusticeMember2013 - Present
Rhode Island State BarMember2012 - Present
New Bedford Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
New Bedford Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Massachusetts Academy of trial LawyersN/AN/A
Bristol County Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Auto Accident Case$100,000 dollar settlement
Dog Bite$95,000 dollar settlement
$100,000 in Auto Accident SettlementSettled for $100,000

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of MassachusettsHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
PublicRadio InterviewDog Bite Injury Cases and Litigation2013
Attorney Annual MeetingPersonal Injury CaseN/A
Annual Lawyers MeetingSocial Security Disability CaseN/A