D'Addario, Richard P.

One Courthouse SquareNewport, RI 02840

Updated: 10/27/2014

Overview

The Honorable Richard P. D’Addario is admitted to the bar in Rhode Island and New York. He has practiced law in Rhode Island since 1971 and serves as Probate Judge in both Tiverton and Little Compton and as Municipal Court in Portsmouth. The Law Offices of Richard P. D’Addario, located adjacent to the Newport County Courthouse has been providing legal services since 1985.
   

Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Sole Practitioner

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate 50%
  • Estate Planning and Administration 30%
  • Business and Corporate Issues 10%
  • Personal Injury 10%

Litigation

  • 20%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 1971
  • New York, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1972
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

Other Affiliations

  • Rhode Island Bar Association (Executive Committee and House of Delegates)

Honors

  • Rhode Island Bar Association - Certificate of Distinction, June 2006
  • Justinian Law Society - Pro Bono Public Award, December 2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • Present Activities:
  • Rhode Island Legal Education Partnership (performance Judge)
  • Rhode Island Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program
  • Roger Williams Law School (Moot Court Judge)
  • Tiverton Land Trust
  • Past Activities:
  • Board of Directors for Rhode Island Red Cross, Newport Chapter
  • Rhode Island Legal Services, Martin Luther King Center
  • Newport County YMCA
  • United Way Annual Fund Drive
  • Women's Resource Center Capital Fund Drive
  • Tiverton Historic District Study Commission
  • Child and Family Services of Newport County (Board President)

Past Positions

  • Hall D'Addario & Machtley, Attorney-Partner, 1978 - 1985
  • Rhode Island Legal Services, Managing Attorney, 1971 - 1976
  • Vista Volunteer - Rhode Island Legal Services, 1971

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1971
    J.D.
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA, 1968
    B.A.
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: History

Office Information

Address

One Courthouse SquareNewport, RI 02840

Fax

  • 401-849-0897

Email

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