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Languages spoken: Portuguese, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    11 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    11 years
  3. Personal Injury: 24%
  4. Litigation: 1%



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Francis A Connor III

    I endorse Rui without reservation. He is a terrific lawyer and compassionate person who has handled, with great skill, difficult cases for many clients that I have referred to Rui. A great lawyer and a better person.


    Francis Connor Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Frank L Orabona Jr.

    I endorse Attorney Alves. I have worked with and against him on family court matters. Rui always proves to be zealous in his advocacy for his clients. He is hardworking and well respected among his peers.


    Frank Orabona Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Barton Gilman LLP

10 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI, 02903


RIAuthorized to practice law200507/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Pro BonoMA Probate & Family Court2014
Rising StarRhode Island Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarRhode Island Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarRhode Island Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarRhode Island Super Lawyers2010
Rising StarRhode Island Super Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBarton Gilman LLP2014 - Present
AttorneyAlves Law Office, Inc.2008 - Present
AssociateSchreiber & Schreiber, PC2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rhode Island Association for JusticeN/A2005 - Present
Rhode Island Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Roger Williams University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Northeastern UniversityCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1998