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James E Smith

James E Smith Esq

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    7 years
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    0 years



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Matthew Thomas Marin

    I endorse this lawyer. James is a highly skilled Rhode Island Criminal Defense Lawyer. He is a respected member of the criminal defense community who I recommend without hesitation for any Rhode Island criminal charges.


    Matthew Marin Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Powderly

    Attorney Jim Smith and I have been co-counsel on numerous cases together and he has always impressed me with his passion and dedication. Attorney Smith will go to battle for his clients!


    James Powderly Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


RIAuthorized to practice law200805/24/2015
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 200803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Vice PresidentICAP2006 - 2008

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York County Bar AssociationN/A2015 - Present
Rhode Island Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Narragansett Rhode Island Police DUI ArrestDUI and Breathalyzer Refusal DISMISSED
Rhode Island State Police ArrestCase DISMISSED
Warwick Rhode Island DUI ArrestCharges reduced from DUI to Reckless Driving

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Publication NameTitleDate
RI Criminal Defense Lawyer BlogHow to Handle a DUI Stop in Rhode Island2011
RI Criminal Defense Lawyer BlogOur Fifth Amendment Rights2010

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawJURY TRIAL ADVOCACY in CRIMINAL DEFENSENational Criminal Defense College2012
Roger Williams University, Ralph R. Papitto School of LawLawJuris Doctor2001
Providence CollegeFinanceBachelor of Science1997

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