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William M. Kolb

Lawsuits and disputes Attorney at Providence, RI

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About William

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If you are looking for an experienced trial attorney, someone who actually tries cases and doesn't just settle them quickly for less than their full value, please consider the following:

Undergraduate degree from Brown University.

Masters in Business Administration degree from Boston University.

Law degree from Northeastern University School of Law.

Law Clerk for judges on the Rhode Island Superior, Family and District Courts for approximately nine months.

Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Rhode Island for approximately nine and one half years.

Litigation attorney for three different law firms for approximately seven years.

Owner of my own litigation law firm for approximately eleven years.

Have settled and/or tried hundreds of cases.

Licensed for 35 years
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 1988
Updated 12/26/2022
State RI
Status Active
Acquired 1987
Updated 01/13/2023

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

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Law Offices of William M. Kolb LLC
One Richmond Square
Suite 226W
Providence, RI, 02906


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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 275-350 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-33%
  • Pro bono 10 %
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Law Offices of William M. Kolb LLC
  • 2005 - Present
  • Partner
  • Kaplan & Kolb Inc.
  • 2003 - 2005
  • Senior Associate
  • Kaplan & Jacobson Inc.
  • 2001 - 2003
  • Special Assistant Attorney General
  • Rhode Island Department of Attorney General
  • 1991 - 2001
  • Associate
  • Temkin & Miller Ltd.
  • 1988 - 1991
  • Law Clerk
  • Rhode Island Supreme Court
  • 1987 - 1988
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  • Northeastern University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • Boston University
  • Master of Business Administration
  • 1979
  • Brown University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1968


  • Rhode Island Association for Justice
  • 2005 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • 2005 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • 1987 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 1987 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Client Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017

Attorney endorsements

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Lawsuits and disputes Attorney | Jul 09
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. He is hard-working, honest, and very knowledgeable."
Unknown Attorney | Aug 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Providence Lawsuits and disputes Lawyer William M. Kolb
William M. Kolb
Lawsuits and disputes Attorney
Providence, RI
Licensed for 35 years
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