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Peter L Lewiss

Real estate Attorney at Westerly, RI

5.0   1 review

Licensed for 28 years

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Licensed for 28 years
State RI
Status Active
Acquired 1993
Updated 11/15/2022

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Peter L Lewiss
79 Franklin St
Westerly, RI, 02891-3136

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Posted by Marc | June 17, 2014
Outstanding legal service and guidance
Peter has handled several legal matters for me and my family and I have been impressed with the service and guidance provided. He has my highest recommendation.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Judge
  • Westerly Municipal Court
  • 2009 - 2014
  • State Representative District 37
  • State of Rhode Island
  • 1999 - 2008

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1993
  • Tufts University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1990

Legal Cases

  • Cure Defective Termination of Trust and Transfer of Real Estate
  • Successful transfer of real estate to Grandma's 1997 Trust.

Associations

  • Legislative Commission to Study the Feasibility of Modernizing Probate Law and Procedure
  • Chairman
  • 2005 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2005 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Board Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Treasurer/Secretary
  • 1973 - 1980
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Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • National Award for State Arts Leadership
  • Americans For The Arts
  • 2008
  • Senior Advocate of the Year (Inaugural)
  • Rhode Island Senior Centers Directors’ Association
  • 2008
  • Legislation Advocacy Award
  • Rhode Island Conveyancers Association
  • 2002
  • Community Service Award
  • South County Community Action
  • 2002
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Publications

  • Tufts Journal of International Affairs
  • Islamic Fundamentalism in Turkey
  • 1990

Speaking Engagements

  • Washington County Real Estate Agents Seminar
  • Title Insurance
  • 2014
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Representing Non-Profits
  • 2008
  • National Credit Union Attorneys Annual Meeting
  • Ethics
  • 1998

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Westerly Real estate Lawyer Peter L Lewiss
Peter L Lewiss
Real estate Attorney
Westerly, RI
Licensed for 28 years