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Mike has spent his entire career focused on the practice of personal injury law.  He has also experienced firsthand injuries of his own when he underwent bilateral shoulder surgeries and follow-up physical therapy. In addition to his law practice, Mike appears on the CBS television program, The Rhode Show to dsicuss legal and safety issues. He is married and has two children.  Mike enjoys outdoor activities, reading, and family time.



Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 33%
    16 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  3. Defective Products: 17%
  4. Brain Injury: 15%
  5. Car Accident: 15%



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    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Bottaro is professional and diligent. I highly recommend his services.


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Contact info

The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC

155 S Main St, #304
Providence, RI, 02903

The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC

372 Broadway, Suite A
Pawtucket, RI, 02860

The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC

176 Eddie Dowling Highway
North Smithfield, RI, 02896

The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC

650 Ten Rod Rd.
North Kingstown, RI, 02852



RIAuthorized to practice law200608/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Plaintiff Medical Malpractice Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Plaintiff Medical Malpractice Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Plaintiff Medical Malpractice Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Judicial ClerkshipColorado Court of Appeals2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
RI Association for JusticeBoard of GovernorsN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Rhode Island Bar JournalDelay, Deny, Defend: Why Insurance Companies Don't Pay and What You Can Do About It2011
Rhode Island Practice Series Civil Discovery (Pending 2010)The Keeper of Records Deposition2010
Rhode Island Bar JournalSeeing Through the Eye of the Storm: Hurricanes and Insurance Claim Denials2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Boston CollegePoli Sci Cum LaudeBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rhode Island Bar Association Annual MeetingCivil Damages2010
Citizen Law SchoolModerator for SeriesN/A