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  1. Appeals: 50%
    8 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    8 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Yvonne M. Borelli-Chace

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Godin is well versed in the law and extremely diligent in her representation of clients. I highly recommend her services.


    Yvonne Borelli-Chace Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Timothy Sweet

    Attorney Godin is one of the very best, most respected, attorneys in the criminal defense / appeals community. I have known her for several years now and she is one of the very few attorneys I trust enough to refer clients to. I cannot endorse Attorney Godin strongly enough.


    Timothy Sweet Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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RIAuthorized to practice law200807/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rhode Island Rising Star 2014SuperLawyers2014
Rhode Island Rising Star 2013SuperLawyers2013
Rhode Island Rising Star 2012SuperLawyers2012
Rhode Island Rising Star 2011SuperLawyers2011
Rhode Island Rising Star 2010SuperLawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner / PresidentThe Law Office of Katherine Godin, Inc.2009 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense LawyersExecutive Committee Member2012 - Present
ACLU, Rhode Island AffiliateBoard of Directors Member2010 - Present
ACLU, Rhode Island Affiliatemember2009 - Present
Federal Bar Associationmember2009 - Present
Rhode Island Association for Justicemember2008 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyersmember2008 - Present
Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyersmember2008 - Present
Rhode Island Bar Associationmember2008 - Present
Massachusetts Bar Associationmember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Robert SawlerCase Dismissed
State v. John DoeAppeal granted; case remanded
State v. John DoeCase Dismissed; Record Expunged
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Criminal Defense College (NCDC)N/AN/A2009
Roger Williams University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Pennsylvania State UniversityCrime, Law & Justice; SociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Medical Marijuana ConferenceYour Constitutional Rights Regarding Medical Marijuana2010