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John W Mahoney

John W Mahoney

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Defective and Dangerous Products, Slip and Fall Accident, Wrongful Death

About Me

I handle personal injury cases, as well as general civil litigation claims, including toxic tort, products liability, asbestos and premises liability.

I earned my Juris Doctorate at Northeastern University School of Law in 2001 and a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from Providence College in 1996.  I have spent my entire legal career with Asquith & Mahoney, P.C.

While in law school, I was a legal intern for Rhode Island Legal Services and the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island. I also served as a Rule 9 student attorney for the Office of the Attorney General, State of Rhode Island, Juvenile Prosecution Unit. 

I am admitted to practice before the Rhode Island State Courts, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island. 

I have received the “AV Preeminent Rating” by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.  In 2013, I was named a Rhode Island Rising Star, by the publisher of Super Lawyers, recognizing him as an outstanding young attorney in the Rhode Island legal community.


It was an honor to receive the “Excellence in Mentoring Award” in 2009 from The Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership for my work with the San Miguel School located in Providence, Rhode Island.



Prior to my enrollment in law school, I worked as a landscaper throughout high school, college and after graduation.  I was born and raised in Rhode Island.   


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    14 years
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    14 years
  3. Car Accidents: 20%
    14 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    14 years
  5. Slip and Fall Accident: 10%
    14 years



Contingent (33%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:


Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Sean P. Feeney

    I endorse this lawyer. John Mahoney is a highly skilled attorney and is well respected in the legal community.


    Sean Feeney Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • James M Callaghan

    I endorse this lawyer. John is an excellent attorney. Prepared, knowledgeable, and extremely skilled.


    James Callaghan Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Asquith & Mahoney PC

155 South Main Street Suite 202
Providence, RI, 02903-2963

Asquith & Mahoney, PC

155 South Main Street, Suite 202
Providence, RI, 02903




RIAuthorized to practice law200108/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
5 Star Client RatingMartindale Hubbell2014
5 Star Client RatingLawyers.com2014
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2014
Superb RatingAvvo2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
5 Star Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Legal InternAsquith & Mahoney, LLP2001 - 2001
MemberAsquith & Mahoney, P.C.2001 - Present
Legal InternRhode Island Legal Services2000 - 2000
Rule 9 InternshipRhode Island Attorney General's Office2000 - 2000
Legal InternUnited States Attorney's Office Rhode Island1999 - 1999
Law ClerkAsquith & Mahoney, LLP1997 - 1998
LandscaperSelf Employed1990 - 1997
ClerkBaluch, Mahoney & Gianfrancesco1988 - 1992


Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States District Court for the District of Rhode IslandAdmitted to Practice2002 - Present
Rhode Island State BarAdmitted to Practice2001 - Present
Rhode Island Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2001 - 2005

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
GRAY v. DERDERIAN, 448 F. Supp.2d 351, 28 (D.R.I. 2005)Summary judgment was granted in favor of my client dismissing the case.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Providence CollegeAmerican Studies and HumanitiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Career DayThe Law in Rhode Island2003