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Daniel J. Neal

Daniel J. Neal

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Estate Planning… more 

About Me

Daniel J. Neal is the founder of Daniel J. Neal, Attorney at Law. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Monmouth University in 2008 where he graduated magna cum laude and his Juris Doctorate from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2013. He is admitted to practice in the State of Rhode Island and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 


Prior to founding Daniel J. Neal, Attorney at Law, Dan worked as a Law Clerk for Kevin O. Hagan, Attorney at Law, conducting research and writing motions for criminal defense cases including, but not limited to DUI, Possession of Drugs, Assault, Animal Cruelty, Larceny, Receiving Stolen Goods, and more. Dan also provides contract assistance to Kevin O. Hagan, Attorney at Law including assistance with arraignments, pre-trial conferences, dismissals, and expungements. Prior to working as a law clerk, Dan worked as a Rule 9 Student Attorney for the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office in the Juvenile Prosecution Unit and Courtroom 9 Probation Violation Unit prosecuting, arraigning, and reviewing juvenile cases and presenting defendants on probation violation cases.


Dan is currently accepting criminal defense and traffic tribunal cases including, but not limited to DUI/Breathalyzer Refusals, Driving with a Suspended License, Assaults, Disorderly Conduct, Larceny, Shoplifting and Criminal Expungements.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2013

  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
    2 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    2 years
  3. Personal Injury: 15%
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 5%
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Hourly ($125-175/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (45 minutes), Pro Bono (5%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • James Ostendorf

    I've worked with Attorney Neal in Attorney General's office and have known him for 4 years now. I can say without reservation that he is a diligent, committed, and learned attorney. He is an excellent criminal defense attorney and committed to his clients.


    James Ostendorf Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Shaun A. Hannafin

    Attorney Neal’s accurate, speedy, and well articulated answers leave no doubt as to the depth of his legal knowledge and care for others. I endorse this lawyer.


    Shaun Hannafin Landlord & Tenant Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Daniel J. Neal, Attorney at Law

51 Front St #A-131
Cumberland, RI, 02864-4847


RIAuthorized to practice law201304/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America2003

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyDaniel J. Neal, Attorney at Law2014 - Present
Volunteer AttorneyRhode Island Center for Law and Public Policy2014 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Rhode Island Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Roger Williams University, Ralph R. Papitto School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2013
Monmouth UniversityCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2008