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James C. Sullivan

Estate planning Attorney at North Kingstown, RI

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  • Licensed for 34 years
    State RI
    Acquired 1988
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Jim Sullivan graduated from Boston College and Villanova University School of Law. He was admitted to practice in Rhode Island in 1988 and Massachusetts in 1989. Prior to forming a partnership with his father, Leo J. Sullivan, Jim was an associate at the law firm of Tillinghast, Collins & Graham in Providence and a law clerk for the Rhode Island Supreme Court law clerk pool.

Jim's law practice is focused in the areas of estate planning and administration and elder law , real estate (closings, purchase and sales, financing, conveyance and land use), and business law.

Jim is a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA). This certification, issued by the National Elder Law Foundation, requires that the attorney pass an examination and demonstrate specialized knowledge in the area of elder law. Jim is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).

He is a member of the Rhode Island and Washington County Bar Associations, and the Rhode Island Bar Association's Title Standards Committee, Probate and Trust Committee and Elder Law Committee. He participates in the Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island and the South County Hospital Professional Advisory Group.

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Sullivan & Sullivan P.C.
1130 Ten Rod Rd Ste B206
North Kingstown, RI, 02852-4165


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  • Villanova University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988


  • WealthCounsel
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • ElderCounsel
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Member
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Estate planning Attorney | Apr 22
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"As a fellow Estate Planning attorney, I'm happy to endorse Jim Sullivan. Not too many people share Jim's ability to explain complex estate planning techniques with such ease. He understands the needs of families and has the knowledge and experience to help them protect, preserve, and transfer wealth. His dedication and enthusiasm for the subject matter are readily apparent. Over the years, he has distinguished himself as one of the very best. His down-to-earth style along with his polished professional skills and ethics have consistently proven to be key factors in his success as an attorney and as a service provider to his community. You won't find a more ethical professional than Jim Sullivan. Anyone would be lucky to have an attorney of his caliber."
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North Kingstown Estate planning Lawyer James C. Sullivan
James C. Sullivan
Estate planning Attorney
North Kingstown, RI
Licensed for 34 years