RHODE ISLAND LEGAL ORGANIZATIONS AND THE LAW SCHOOL

 
 
             THURGOOD MARSHALL LAW SOCIETY
              
www.tmls.org
                        
                    President
                   
William J. Trezvant, Esq.
                    Department of Attorney General
                    150 South Main St
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-274-4400
                      
                    Vice President
                    Beverly Ledbetter, Esq.
                    Brown University
                    General Counsel
                    110 South Main St.
                    Providence, RI 02912
                    401-863-3122
 
                    Secretary
                   
J.A. Dixon-Acosta, Esq.
                    215 Broadway
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-863-3122
 
                    Treasurer
                    Kas R. DeCarvalho Esq.
                    Pannone, Lopes, Devereaux & West, LLC
                    317 Iron Horse Way - Suite 301
                    Providence, RI 02908
                    401-824-5100
 

            INNS OF COURT – FAMILY LAW                     
 
                    President
                    Tim Conlon, Esq. 
                    TJC Esq.
                    Turks Head Bldg. Ste 420
                    76 Westminster St.
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-272-6700
 
                    Vice President
                    Dadriana Lepore, Esq.
                    Coia & Lepore, Ltd.
                    226 S Main St
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-751-5522

                    Secretary/Treasurer
                    Veronica Assalone, Esq.
                    Assalone & Associates
                    300 Centerville Rd.
                    Summit West - Suite 305
                    Warwick, RI 02886
                    (401) 400-4400

            JUSTINIAN SOCIETY
            www.justinianlawri.com
 
                    President
                    Ralph R. Liguori, Esq.
                    Jones Kelleher LLP
                    One Center Place
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-273-0800
                     
                    Vice President
                    Richard L. Gemma, Esq.
                    Wieck DeLuca & Gemma Incorporated
                    56 Pine Street, Suite 700
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-454-8700
        
                    Secretary

                    Charles A. Pisaturo Jr., Esq.
                    Law Offices of Charles A Pisaturo Jr.
                    1055 Elmwood Ave
                    Providence, RI 02907
                    401-274-3800

                    Treasurer
                    Thomas Tarro III, Esq.
                    Tarro & Marotti Law Firm, LLC
                    The Summit East
                   
300 Centerville Road, #330
                    Warwick, R.I. 02886
                    401-737-7200
 
                    NIBA State Delegate
                   
Hon. Paula M. Cuculo*
                    Paula M. Cuculo, Attorney at Law
                    7 Waterman Avenue
                    North Providence, RI 02911
                    401-232-4000      

         Immediate Past President
        
Sheri L. Pizzi, Esq.*
         Barton Gilman LLP
         10 Dorrance Street-Suite 800
          Providence, RI 02903
          401-273-7171

         *indicates past president


LAW
SCHOOL
                   
                    Dean
   
                    Michael J. Yelnosky
                    Roger Williams University School of Law
                    Ten Metacom Avenue
         Bristol, RI 02809
                    401- 254-4607
 
                   
Assistant Dean of Admissions
                    Michael Donnelly-Boylen
                    Roger Williams University School of Law
                    Ten Metacom Avenue
                    Bristol, RI 02809
                    401-254-4515


            RHODE ISLAND CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS   
            riacdl.org

                    President
                    Collin M. Geiselman, Esq.
                    Office of the Public Defender
                    160 Pine Street
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-222-3492
 
                    Director of Finance
                    Angela Yingling, Esq.
                    Rhode Island Public Defender's Office
                    160 Pine St.
                    Providence, RI 02903
                                              
                    Director of Communications                    
                    Melissa Braatz, Esq.
                    Office of the Public Defender
                    160 Pine Street
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-222-3493


                    Director of Membership
                    John R. Grasso, Esq.
                    The Law Office of John Grasso
                    1 Custom House St. Ste. 300
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-272-4001
 

            RHODE ISLAND PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION
            www.riparalegals.org
    
                    President of the RI Paralegal Association, NFPA Secondary
                    Melanie Catineault
                    Rhode Island State Police
                    Department of Public Safety
                    311 Danielson Pike
                    North Scituate, RI 02857
                    401-764-5788
                       
                    Vice President of the RI Paralegal Association
                    Ashley J. Minor
                    Howland Evangelista, Kohlenberg Burnett LLP
                    One Financial Plaza, Suite 1600
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-283-8018

                    Secretary

                    Victoria A. Catalano
                    RIPTA
                    705 Elmwood Avenue
                    Providence, RI 02907
                    401-226-8062

                    Treasurer
                    Merilee K. Welling
                    Hackman & Phillips Elder Law RI LLC
                    Warwick, RI 02888
                             
                                 
            RHODE ISLAND ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
            www.rijustice.org

                    President

                    Ralph Liguori, Esq.
                    Jones Kelleher LLP
                    One Center Place
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-273-0800

                    President-Elect

                    Richard A. Sinapi, Esq.
                    Sinapi Law Associates, Ltd.
                    2374 Post Rd.  Ste. 201
                    Warwick, RI 02886
                    401-739-9690

                    Immediate Past President

                    Joseph P. Marasco, Esq.
                    Marasco & Nesselbush
                    685 Westminster St.
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-274-7400

                    Secretary/Treasurer
                    Jennifer Gehringer Puerini, Esq.
                    Law Offices of Jennifer Gehringer Puerini, LLC
                    3 Stone Street
                    Newport, RI 02840
                    401-619-3009
  

            RHODE ISLAND HISPANIC BAR ASSOCIATION

                    Interim President:
                    Diony Garcia, Esq.
                    The Law Office of William J. Conley
                    401-415-9835
                    
                    Vice President:
                    Ondine Galvez-Sniffen, Esq.
                    Ondine Galvez-Sniffen Law Offices
                    Providence, RI
                    (MA. Only/Immigration Attorney)
                   
                    Vice President:
                    Elizabeth Ortiz, Esq.
                    Law Offices of Elizabeth Ortiz
                    Warwick, RI
                    401-739-3260
 
                    Treasurer:
                    Sarah Oster Kelly, Esq.
                    Oster Law Offices
                    Lincoln, RI
                    401-724-2400
 
                    Secretary: Vacant


            RHODE ISLAND WOMEN’S BAR ASSOCIATION
            http://www.riwba.com/

                    President

                    Gina Renzulli Lemay, Esq.
                    Law Office of William J. Conley, Jr.
                    123 Dyer Street, 2nd Floor
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-415-9835 
          
                    Vice President

                    Kelly McGee, Esq.
                    Lifespan Corporation
                    167 Point Street, Suite 2B
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-444-3103

                    Secretary
                    Kristen Whittle, Esq.
                    Barton Gilman, LLP 
                    10 Dorrance St.
                    Suite 800 
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-273-7171      
                
                    Treasurer
                    Kelly Kincaid, Esq.
                    Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
                    1 Citizens Plz. - 8 Fl.
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-274-7200

                    Ex Officio
                    Krystle Tadesse, Esq.
                    Locke Lord LLP
                    2800 Financial Plaza
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-274-9200
                       

            ST. THOMAS MORE SOCIETY 

                    President
                    Joseph V. Cavanagh, Jr., Esq.  
                    Blish & Cavanagh
                    30 Exchange Terrace
                    Providence, R.I. 02903
                    401-751-7542

                    Vice-President
                    Mary Ellen McQueeney-Lally, Esq.
                    11 Riverview Drive
                    North Providence, RI 02904
                    401-787-0065

                    Secretary
                    Faith LaSalle, Esq.
                    LaSalle & Associates, P.C.
                    76 Westminster Street, Suite 450
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-421-8080

                    Treasurer
                    Magistrate Armando O. Monaco, II
                    RI Family Court
                    One Dorrance Plaza
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-458-5310


            DEFENSE COUNSEL OF RHODE ISLAND (civil defense)
            defensecounselri.org

                   
President
                    Lauren D. Wilkins, Esq.
                    Langlois, Wilkins, Furtado & Metcalf, P.C.
                    200 Midway Road, Suite 169
                    Cranston, RI 02920
                    401-351-9970

                    President-Elect
                    William F. White, Esq.
                    White & Deady, PC
                    155 Westminster Street, 7th Floor
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-273-1400

                    Vice President
                    Angela L. Carr, Esq.
                    Barton Gilman LLP
                    10 Dorrance Street, Suite 800
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-273-7171

                    Secretary
                    Paul M. Kessimian, Esq.
                    Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP
                    40 Westminster Street, Suite 1100
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-861-8258

                    Treasurer

                    Kevin N. Rolando, Esq.
                    Gunning & LaFazia
                    33 College Hill Road, Suite 25B
                    Warwick, RI 02886
                    401-521-6902

                    Past President
                    John F. Kelleher, Esq.
                    LaSalle & Kelleher, P.C.
                    One Turks Head Place, Suite 450
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-421-8080

                    DRI State Representative
                    Faith A. LaSalle, Esq.
                    LaSalle & Kelleher, P.C.
                    One Turks Head Place, Suite 450
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-421-8080

                    Young Lawyers Division Co-Chairs
                    (two year staggered terms, selected by Young Lawyers Division)

                    Kristina Hultman, Esq.     (2019)
                    Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney, LLP
                    10 Dorrance Street, Suite 400
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-272-3500

                    Kathleen A. Hilton, Esq.     (2020)           
                    Desisto Law LLC
                    60 Ship Street                     
                    Providence, RI 02903
                    401-272-4442