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  1. General Practice: 33%
    45 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    45 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. Unspecified: 22%
  4. Mediation: 20%
    45 years, 1 thousand cases

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Contingent (33-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (20 minutes)

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Cash, Check

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Contact info

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The Calart Tower
400 Reservoir Avenue, Ste. 3A
Providence, RI, 02907

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
RIAuthorized to practice law197608/20/2016
DCActive 197207/10/2016
TXMCLE Non-Practicing197108/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dorothy Lohmann Community Service AwardRI Bar Association2002
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersBar Register2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Staff General CounselLawyersCollaborative2007 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorWorcester State College1984 - 1986
Sole PractitionerMartin K. Donovan, Esq.1983 - 2007
Trial LawyerRoberts, Carroll, Feldstein and Peirce1979 - 1983
Trial LawyerCarroll, Kelly and Murphy1977 - 1979
Legislative Assistant, Legal Counsel to Hon. John O. PastoreUnited States Senate1973 - 1977
Attorney Advisor, Office of the General CounselUnited States Department of Housing and Urban Development1971 - 1973
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
RI Bar AssociationMember, House of Delegates1979 - Present
RI Superior CourtArbitrator, Court-Annexed ArbitrationN/A
RI Supreme CourtADR Task ForceN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
District of Columbia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
RI Trial Lawyers AssociationMember, Board of Governors1984 - 2002
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
Providence CollegeEnglishBA1968