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Sean P. Feeney

Car accident Attorney at Providence, RI

5.0   1 review

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Responsibilities include all aspects of providing legal services in a litigation law firm concentrating in civil matters. Over two decades representing hundreds of individuals, families, and small businesses.

Practice has included investigation and representation of clients in matters that required complex factual and legal analysis.  These matters have included structural failure and products failure resulting in catastrophic injuries.  Matters have included complex technical and engineering analysis.  Have provided legal representation to both plaintiffs and defendants.  Complex claims on behalf of plaintiffs have included violation of the Manual an Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD); Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws and regulations; Sporting Arm and Ammunition Manufacturers Institute (SAAMI) Standards; Insurance Company Bad Faith Conduct; and Montreal Convention litigation (governing injuries on international flights).  Complex defense matters have included allegations of securities fraud; alleged legal malpractice; and alleged embezzlement.

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Licensed for 38 years
State RI
Status Active
Acquired 1989
Updated 01/13/2023
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 1985
Updated 01/06/2023
State WI
Status Good Standing
Acquired 1984
Updated 12/05/2022

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Hamel, Waxler, Allen & Collins
395 Smith Street
Providence, RI, 02908


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Posted by Joe | May 8, 2014
Honest, Straight Forward and Spot On.
Sean is one of the finest lawyers I have ever met. He has bargained and handled litigation in a honest and responsible way. I would highly recommend him to all in need of litigation.


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AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Hamel, Waxler, Allen & Collins
  • 1991 - Present
  • Referee/Hearing Officer
  • State of Rhode Island Board of Review for Department of Labor & Training
  • 2012 - 2012
  • Co-Contributor
  • 2012 - 2012
  • Arbitrator
  • Court Annexed & Binding
  • 2001 - 2014
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Community College of Rhode Island
  • 1990 - 1994
  • Special Counsel
  • City of Providence
  • 1989 - 1990
  • Special Assistant
  • United States Attorney for Central District of California
  • 1988 - 1988
  • Certified as a Judge Advocate
  • United State Marine Corps
  • 1985 - 1989
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  • Northern Illinois University College of Law
  • J.D. Magna Cum Laude
  • 1984
  • University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980

Legal Cases

  • Coutu v. Porter, 744 A.2d 405 (RI 1999)
  • RI Supreme Court Decision
  • Selwyn v. Ward, 879 A.2d 882 (RI 2005)
  • RI Supreme Court Decision
  • Ellinwood v. Cohen, 87 A.3d 1054 (RI 2014)
  • RI Supreme Court Decision

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Client Distinction Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (2)
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Personal injury Attorney | Aug 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Feeney is a responsible and attentive attorney who fights hard for his clients. Attorney Feeney is an expert at Personal Injury Law. He is devoted to serving his clients with the utmost in customer service. I highly recommend his services."
Lawsuits and disputes Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."

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Providence Car accident Lawyer Sean P. Feeney
Sean P. Feeney
Car accident Attorney
Providence, RI
Licensed for 38 years