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Stephen P. Sheehan

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Litigation, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury

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AV (highest)  rated by Martindale-Hubbell (based on peer review)


Languages Spoken: English, French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Litigation: 30%
    32 years, 300 cases
  2. Medical Malpractice: 30%
    27 years, 100 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    27 years, 200 cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 20%
    32 years, 50 cases



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Contact Info

61 Weybosset Street
Providence, RI, 02903



RIAuthorized to practice law198808/29/2015
NYCurrently registered 198203/13/2015

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Lawyer of the YearRhode Island Lawyers Weekly Magazine2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
shareholderWistow, Barylick, Sheehan & Loveley PC1988 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Mohr v. Commonwealth of Massacusetts, 421 Mass. 147 (1995)success for plaintiff
Mallette v. Children's Friend & Service, 667 A.2d 67 (R.I. 1995)successful
Petro v. Town of West Warwick, _F.Supp.2d_, 2012 WL 3879971successful for the plaintiff

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Publication NameTitleDate
Civil Rights Litigation and Attorneys Fees Annual HandbookAsserting the Rights of the Mentally Ill in Police Brutality Cases Involving Excessive Force2010
Rhode Island Bar JournalNo Federal Bar to Vicarious Liability for Aircraft Owners2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey School of Law - NewarkLawJD - Juris Doctor1981