Practice Areas

Criminal Defense


Whether you are charged with Driving Under the Influence or Domestic Assault,Thomas has the experience, passion and knowledge to get you the best possible results.

He has assisted thousands of clients in navigating the criminal justice system.




Traffic Law

Thomas represents clients before the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal who are face with both serious and minor traffic infractions.  Whether it is a speeding ticket or a refusal to take a breath test, Thomas can get you the best possible results.


Appellate Law


Thomas has represented clients in both civil and criminal practice before the Rhode Island Supreme Court.  He has drafted winning briefs on issues of first impression before the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and has represented both individuals and major corporations with passion and professionalism.


Personal Injury

If you have been injured by the negligence of another, whether it's an automobile accident, premises liability or product defect, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages.  Thomas can navigate the insurance and court process to get you the best results possible.

Family Law


Divorce, custody and child support can be some of the most emotional and painful issues of a persons life. Even when the individuals involved remain on good terms, the prospect of dealing with the courts in the midst of these issues can be daunting.  Thomas can help navigate the judicial process, discussing the short and long term goals of clients and devising solutions to reach those goals. 



Civil Rights Litigation


Thomas represents clients whose civil and constitutional rights have been violated by State actors.  Thomas, in partnership with the Rhode Island ACLU, has succuessfully litigated a nationally publicized First Amendment action concerning student speech rights.




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