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Attorney John N. Mansella has a general law practice. He is licensed and practices in Rhode Island and Massachhsetts. He has helped clients*


  • get the compensation they rightfully deserve for their personal injury;

  • successfully resolve employment/labor disputes;

  • successfully defend against criminal charges in Rhode Island;

  • successfully resolve disputes between consumers and businesses engaged in any unfair or deceptive trade practices;

  • fight foreclosure or get compensation for wrongful foreclosure practices, and in some cases, stay in their homes;

  • receive wrongfully denied Rhode Island unemployment benefits; and

  • get approved for Social Security Disability benefits that were wrongfully denied.


With Attorney John Mansella, you have a passionate advocate that will represent and pursue your rights to get you what you deserve under the law. Attorney Mansella believes strongly in showing the utmost respect for ALL potential or existing clients, ensuring that clients are fully informed so that they can make informed decisions, and adhering to the highest ethical standards.

Attorney Mansella has represented both individual and corporate clients in the Courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He has successfully represented many individuals with disability claims before the Social Security Administration. He is licensed in the State and Federal Courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.


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* DISCLAIMERS: I AM NOT YOUR ATTORNEY AND THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. There is no attorney-client relationship UNLESS BOTH PARTIES SIGN AN AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL REPRESENTATION. Attorney Mansella reserves the right to accept or decline a case at his discretion. Nothing on this site, including posts and guides, should be considered as legal advice. You should not take or refrain from taking any action based on anything communicated on this site. The Rhode Island Supreme Court and the Massachusetts Supreme Court license all lawyers in the general practice of law. These Courts do not license or certify any lawyer as an expert or specialist in any particular field of practice.

Sole proprietor - not a partnership.

 Any legal information obtained on this site is intended for residents of Massachusetts or Rhode Island ONLY. Case results posted here are for illustrative purposes only. Past performance does not and cannot guarantee future results. Each case is unique, and outcome depends on a variety of unpredictable factors. Communications through this site do NOT create an attorney-client relationship. Do NOT communicate time-sensitive or confidential information to Attorney Mansella through this site.



Contact info

John N. Mansella, Esq.

P.O. Box 22099
Lincoln, RI, 02865

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 27%
  2. Employment: 22%
  3. Foreclosure: 19%
  4. Social Security: 17%
  5. Criminal Defense: 15%



Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • Naveen M Nadipuram

    John Mansella is an attorney of the highest quality and ability. He is an excellent advocate, and consistently delivers superior results for his clients. I strongly recommend John Mansella to anyone needing strong representation and effective counsel.


    Naveen Nadipuram Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Brian P Finnerty

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Mansella is highly regarded by colleagues and clients alike.


    Brian Finnerty Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


RIAuthorized to practice law200807/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney and Sole ProprietorJohn N. Mansella, Esq. / Mansella Law Office2011 - Present
Trial Defense Attorney[confidential]2010 - 2011
Associate Attorney[confidential]2008 - 2010
Social Security Disability Attorney[confidential]2007 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2016 - Present
Rhode Island Mediators' AssociationMember2016 - Present
Service by Referral, Inc.Power Member2013 - Present
Rhode Island Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesMember2015 - 2016
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mansella Law Wins Case Against Bank and Keeps Family in Their HomeAttorney Mansella wins case against bank, keeping family in their home after illegal foreclosure.
Large cash settlement follows wrongful foreclosure.Client obtained large cash settlement
Mansella Law Office wins Social Security Disability benefits for Iraq War veteransAtty. Mansella won Social Security Disability benefits for Iraq War benefits after they were previously denied several times.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Roger Williams University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Emerson CollegeCommunicationMA - Masters2002
Providence CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Providence CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2001