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I have been working in Rhode Island as a civil trial attorney for the past thirty years. I spent my  first nine years working as a defense attorney for insurance companies, and have worked solely for personal injury victims since then. You will find that my bilingual staff and I firmly believe that hard work and close, ongoing contact with clients are essential to achieving the best results for them. ​As a solo practitioner, my office represents civil claimants and plaintiffs exclusively. We have settled, arbitrated and tried hundreds of civil matters, with excellent results. I will fight hard to win your case, and I don't get paid unless you win.Call (401) 589-2661, to set up your free consultation.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 24%
    34 years
  2. Slip and Fall: 24%
    34 years
  3. Car Accident: 24%
    34 years
  4. Personal Injury: 23%
    34 years
  5. Dog Bite: 5%



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Corliss Landing
103 Wickenden Street
Providence, RI


RIAuthorized to practice law198308/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
American Jurisprudence AwardLawyers Cooperative Publishing1983
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Personal Injury Attorney / Solo PractitionerLaw Office of Donald A. Woodbine1995 - Present
Personal Injury AttorneyLaw Office of Vogel, Souls and Woodbine1992 - 1995
Insurance Defense AttorneyLaw Offices of Kiernan, Plunkett and Woodbine1984 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A1983 - Present
Rhode Island State BarN/A1983 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Vito A. Polaski, Jr. v. Terence J. O'Reilly et al.The court denied and dismissed the injured person's appeal and affirmed the summary judgment entered in the superior court.
Grande v. Almac's, Inc.The court denied and dismissed the appeal and affirmed the trial court's judgment.
Pantalone v. Advanced Energy Delivery Sys.The court denied and dismissed the company's appeal of the denial of its motion for a directed verdict and the owners' appeal of the grant of the company's motion for a new trial. The court affirmed the grant of the motion for a new trial and remanded.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Providence JournalBankruptcy clouds breast implant payoffs *Dow Corning's filing for protection leaves more than 100 women in Rhode Island uncertain of when they might collect money from a class-action settlement. (Front Page)1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of Rhode IslandLawBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Addressing College Seniors Majoring in Philosophy/Political ScienceThe Interaction of Philosophy and Law1985