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Samantha Leigh Olson McCarthy

Estate planning Attorney at East Greenwich, RI

5.0   6 reviews

also known as Samantha McCarthy


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About Samantha

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Samantha is originally from North Dakota, but fell in love with the Rhode Island beaches and the accessibility of the east coast! In her spare time, she actively volunteers with a local animal rescue where she helps to find homes for abused and neglected dogs and consults with the rescue regarding legal issues.

 

Attorney McCarthy is licensed to practice law in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts state courts. Prior to starting McCarthy Law, Samantha worked for an estate planning firm in Cranston, RI and a Fortune 100 financial institution and trust company.

 

She earned her J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law where she was recognized by the Feinstein Center for Pro Bono & Experiential Education for her extensive public interest legal work and commitment to public service.

 

Samantha is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association Probate and Trust Committee and the Board of Directors at the Hope Alzheimer’s Center in Cranston, Rhode Island. She also serves as Secretary of the Board.

 

Education:

Roger Williams University School of Law
Bristol, Rhode Island
Juris Doctor

 

North Dakota State University
Fargo, North Dakota
Bachelor of Arts – Public Relations and Advertising, Management Communications

 

Bar Admissions:

Rhode Island
Massachusetts

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Licensed for 8 years
State RI
Status Active
Acquired 2014
Updated 01/13/2023
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 2014
Updated 12/26/2022

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

Contact Samantha

McCarthy Law, LLC
19 First Avenue
East Greenwich, RI, 02818

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | January 27, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Outstanding service!
Samantha and her team were wonderful to work with! Samantha is very knowledgeable in estate planning; she answered all my questions and provided clear explanations for various legal documents. The entire team was professional and courteous.
Posted by anonymous | July 9, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Easy to work with
I loved working with Samantha. She really make it effortless to get our living will in order. Thank you to Samatha, and the ladies in her office who were so kind and could answer all our questions.
Posted by anonymous | May 9, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Will And Power Of Attorney
We hired Mr. McCarthy to write a will, living will and power of attorney for us.Upon her advice we decided to place our documents in trust to avoid probate. She was very professional and did a superb job for us. We highly recommend her!
Posted by anonymous | May 1, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thoughtful, Professional, Knowledgeable
Attorney McCarthy is extremely knowledgeable and professional. She always takes the time to understand her clients' needs so she can formulate a plan to best serve their specific situation. She really cares about her clients as individuals, which is apparent in every communication with her. I would highly recommend this lawyer.
Posted by anonymous | April 29, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Samantha Leigh Olson McCarthy
I hired Samantha to handle the closing sale of my home. She provided exceptional service in a very professional manner. Samantha was proactive and thorough in every aspect of handling the closing procedures.
Posted by anonymous | April 25, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Wills and trusts
Ms. Mccarthy did a great job assisting us to set up a new will and trust for my parents. She was very knowlegable and was able to explain things in such a way that it was easy to understand.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • McCarthy Law, LLC
  • 2018 - Present
  • Volunteer Counsel
  • Rhode Home Rescue
  • 2015 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Lambros Law Office LLC
  • 2016 - 2018
  • Trust Settlement Officer II, AVP, Licensed Attorney
  • US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Law Clerk
  • Keches Law Group PC
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Rule 9 Student Attorney, Legal Intern
  • Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Legal Intern
  • Law Offices of Jeremy Howe, LTD
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Rule 9 Student Attorney, Legal Intern
  • City of Providence Law Department
  • 2013 - 2013
  • Legal Intern
  • Rhode Island Court Appointed Special Advocates
  • 2012 - 2012
  • Legal Secretary
  • Johnson, Rodenburg & Lauinger, PLLP
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Government Relations Committee Volunteer
  • North Dakota Chapter of National MS Society
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Marketing Specialist/Proposal Coordinator
  • Ulteig Engineering
  • 2008 - 2009
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Education

  • Roger Williams University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • North Dakota State University
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 2010

Associations

  • Hope Alzheimer’s Center
  • Board Member, Secretary
  • 2017 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Probate and Trust Committee
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Professional Excellence Law
  • Rhode Island Monthly Magazine
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • Rhode Island Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • Rhode Island Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Stars Honoree
  • Rhode Island Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Stars Selectee
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (12)
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Estate planning Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. She is extremely knowledgeable and I would recommend her."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 22
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"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Wills and living wills Attorney | Oct 18
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Samantha Leigh Olson McCarthy as a peer and a colleague."
Estate planning Attorney | Jun 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Jan 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
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