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Nicholas James Parrillo

Criminal defense Attorney at Cranston, RI

5.0   57 reviews

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After graduating from Law School with Honors Attorney Nicholas J. Parrillo earned a prestigious clerkship with Chief Justice Paul Suttell of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Since then, he has spent virtually every day of his professional career in the courtroom fighting for his clients. From petty misdemeanors and traffic offenses to violations of probation, felonies, and capital offenses, Attorney Parrillo has successfully handled thousands of cases across Rhode Island courts. His knowledge of the law and tenacity has earned him the respect of Judges and other attorneys statewide, earning his clients the results they deserve. Let him put his experience, effort, and fighting spirit to work for you.

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Licensed for 9 years
State RI
Status Active
Acquired 2013
Updated 01/13/2023
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 2013
Updated 10/28/2019

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Cranton Office
1000 Chapel View Blvd
Suite 260
Cranston, RI, 02920
Marin and Barrett, Inc.
36 South County Commons Way
Unit C-3 Rear
South Kingstown, RI, 02879
East Greenwich Office
58 Main St
East Greenwich, RI, 02818
Marin and Barrett, Inc.
37 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI, 02840
Marin and Barrett, Inc.
127 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI, 02903
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Posted by anonymous | December 9, 2022
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Larceny
I hired Nick for a larceny case. My case was dismissed he did a really good job.
Posted by anonymous | November 18, 2022
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Got the job done
Nicholas comes highly recommended from me as a great lawyer! He was very professional and knows the law and system very well.
Posted by Johanna | November 2, 2022
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He know how to talk to people
Most time when you talk to a lawyer you feel that they talk at you not to you but with nike I felt heard and understood and he explained everything in a way that I understood everything that was happening he did a great job and thank to him everything came out great would recommend him to anyone he knows what he is doing
Posted by anonymous | October 20, 2022
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I would give him 10 if I could!
I have never had to hire an attorney in my life. I went online and looked at the five star rating, and decided to make the call. Mr Parrillo listened intently, calmed my nerves, and explained the next step. He knew exactly what needed to be done, so it was resolved quickly. I would have had no idea how to tackle something from 15 years ago. I am so happy he answered the phone!! Thank you, thank you!
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Posted by Victor Johnson | October 20, 2022
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Case Review
Excellent Attorney with a wealth of experience. He went above and beyond to ensure everything go smoothly as he explained. Extremely pleased with the Outcome of my case.
Posted by anonymous | October 3, 2022
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Joey C
Nick responded immediately to my calls and helped guide my through my difficult legal process. Was able to secure the desired outcome of my case and got the charge removed from my record.
Posted by Jasper | September 7, 2022
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Amazing Lawyer
Nicholas got me the best possible outcome and I can’t thank him enough. He explained every procedure thoroughly and accurately. I can definitely say that I am very happy I chose him to represent me during this whole process. 100% recommend his service.
Posted by Jay R | August 25, 2022
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Exceptional Attorney
Impressed! Nicholas Parrillo exceeded my expectations. Very responsive, professional, and thorough. I felt like I was in very capable hands during a very stressful time. Most importantly of all, I could not have asked for a better outcome.
Posted by Jen | August 17, 2022
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Extremely helpful!
Nick parillo was always easy to contact. Easy to talk to. Knew exactly what he was talking about! He really went above and beyond for a worried family! Nick definitely was able to get our family the best possible outcome and we are greatful to him!
Posted by Jonathan | August 8, 2022
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Great guidance and experience!
Nicholas Parrillo and the team were incredibly helpful - and helped guide our family through a stressful time - Nick's expertise and compassion made a huge difference, and we are grateful!
Posted by Nicholas | July 7, 2022
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Excellent
My lawyer, Nicholas Parrillo, was incredibly professional, kind, non-judgmental, and informative. He shepherded me through a very stressful and scary process in a way that made me feel confident, heard, informed, and protected. Thank you so much!
Posted by Fred | June 27, 2022
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Great Job
Nicholas Parrillo was efficient, professional and knowledgeable in taking care of my first adventure through the legal system. Hopefully the last!! I would highly recommend Mr. Parrillo.
Posted by Paul | June 24, 2022
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Excellent legal assistance
I was represented by Nicholas Parrillo on my DUI case. He was very communicative and helpful and we achieved a very satisfactory outcome for my case.
Posted by Elizabeth | June 24, 2022
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I was so fortunate to have Nicholas represent me. We were total strangers to each other, yet I immediately felt very comfortable trusting him and knew that he had my best interest at heart. Nicholas always responds to my questions and needs without delay, we had excellent communications.
Posted by JD | May 23, 2022
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Excellent
I worked with Attorney Parrillo over the past few weeks for a driving infraction. Before we met he was to the point and told me what to expect. There was no pressure unlike another attorney I spoke with. When we met he answered all of my, and my husbands questions. He was patient despite being overwhelmed (probably repeating my questions).On our court date everything went as he said it would. His rate was reasonable and completely worth it. I highly recommend him!
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Posted by Robert | April 12, 2022
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Expungement
Nicholas handled a couple of expungements for us and was very successful. If you're looking to get an expungement lawyer would highly recommend him.
Posted by Carol | April 12, 2022
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Top-notch!!
Words cannot express the gratitude I have for Nick! He is professional and extremely easy to talk to. He answered my many questions via phone calls and emails quickly, explaining the entire process, giving advice, and guiding us through from beginning to end. Thank you, Nick, from the bottom of my heart!
Posted by anonymous | April 4, 2022
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Best-case scenario outcome, very professional & thorough
I hired Nick after receiving a 1st-offense DUI and refusal to take a breathalyzer. He worked around my availability and scheduled court dates accordingly. Noticing weaknesses in the overall case & police report, he leveraged his existing relationships and was able to get both the DUI & refusal dismissed! I was given a 1-year reckless driving filing (which is also not a conviction). Truly an excellent outcome, and in less than 2 months. I'm very thankful for Nick's work.
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Posted by anonymous | March 21, 2022
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Professional and to the point
I Received a dui/refusal and nick was able to get the charges dropped to a reckless driving. My hands were tied and he took the best approach to my situation and executed his approach. Very thankful to be driving again!
Posted by Chris | March 11, 2022
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True Professional
Nicholas was the best attorney I have ever used. He is a great attorney who is sincere and tells you everything you need to know. He tells you like it is and did a wonderful job. Nicholas is the best , look no further. After talking to him for 2 minutes , you will know you have the best !
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.8 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Marin and Barrett, Inc.
  • 2019 - Present

Education

  • Roger Williams University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013

Legal Cases

  • DUI Charge Reduced to Reckless Driving in Providence County Superior Court 11/3/2021
  • DRUNK DRIVING CHARGE REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING
  • Domestic Assault Charges Dismissed in Providence District Court
  • ALL CHARGES DISMISSED
  • State of Rhode Island v. DD
  • Motion to dismiss granted with prejudice
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Associations

  • Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Executive Committee Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Justinian Law Society of Rhode Island
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2021
  • 2020 Clients' Choice Award
  • AVVO
  • 2020

Speaking Engagements

  • Legal Journalism Lecture
  • Criminal Justice
  • 2020

Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (4)
Endorse Nicholas
Criminal defense Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"It is without question that I endorse Nick. I have known Nick for many years as we were both public defenders at the same time. Nick is a fierce and tireless advocate for his clients. He is not one to shy away from a fight and puts his all into each case he takes on. You will not regret your choice to hire Nick."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Nick is an outstanding lawyer. He is intelligent and extremely dedicated to his clients. I have seen him go to bat for his clients and fight for the best possible outcome. Whenever I have questions about RI criminal defense, I will ask Nick for his thoughts. I highly recommend Nick as a lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Nick is an outstanding lawyer in the RI legal community. He is very experienced and knowledgeable, and provides aggressive and effective representation for his clients. He has great relationships with prosecutors and judges and is very well-respected."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I had the privilege of working with Attorney Parillo for over three years. For more than a year we worked in the same courtroom where I observed him handle difficult felony cases and probation violations, communicate kindly and effectively with clients, and aggressively defend their cases to prosecutors and judges. Attorney Parillo was very knowledgeable and assertive and a zealous advocate for all of his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse this attorney. Nick and I have known each other for about ten years, and worked together for over five years. During our time working together, we conferred nearly every day on a wide variety of legal issues. Nick provides his clients with an unparalleled wealth of skill and knowledge."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Nick has always been one of the most well-prepared and meticulous attorneys I have ever worked with and against. He has always impressed me with his ability to think on his feet, relate to clients, and at the same time have the respect of the judge and opposing counsel. That's not an easy balancing act, but Nick does it on a daily basis. You are in good hands if you are his client."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 19
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have known and worked with Nick for several years, among his many attributes, what stands out the most is that he is relentless in his advocacy for his clients. I highly endorse Nick for his abilities as a criminal defense attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 18
Relationship: Co-worker
"I highly endorse this Attorney Nick Parrillo. Nick is a dedicated and diligent Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer. He handles his cases with unparalleled professionalism. I can say that confidently because I have worked with many lawyers. He stands out amongst the best as organized, concerned, and tenacious. If you are in a jam, Nick is the lawyer you should call."
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Cranston Criminal defense Lawyer Nicholas James Parrillo
Nicholas James Parrillo
Criminal defense Attorney
Cranston, RI
Licensed for 9 years
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