A Tradition Of Excellence

A reputation for success

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Our experienced staff is here to serve your legal needs.

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Rhode Islanders deserve a rare level of representation.

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Are you and your family prepared for the future?

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Real estate matters demand personal attention.

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When you are injured, you need a professional.

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A Judge. An Attorney. A Resource.

What sets our firm apart is attorney Richard P. D’Addario’s nearly 50 years of experience, not only in private practice, but also as a judge, both in probate and municipal courts. His extensive background and impressive accomplishments mean that you can trust in his advice and guidance.

Richard P. D’Addario’s versatility allows him to offer equally responsive, cost-efficient advocacy for clients in other fields such as personal injury, mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Representing People In Newport And Across Rhode Island


At Richard P. D'Addario, Our Founder Uses His Nearly 50 Years Of Legal Experience To Provide:


Services for small businesses, including contracts, entity selection and business formatting for restaurants, retail and small manufacturers.


Estate planning and probate, including wills and trusts that ensure a family’s future financial security and protect rights of heirs during estate administration.


Real estate services, for closings, sales and purchases of real estate, condos and commercial property, such as restaurants, and for resolutions of landlord-tenant disputes.

Our keen focus on cases and individualized service has earned us countless referrals from other attorneys and individuals. We stand by our respected reputation for results.

A Steady Hand To Guide You Through The Law

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In your life, you will face many responsibilities that are yours alone, such as administering an estate or negotiating a contract. They can take a great deal of time and effort on your part. In many cases, the effort you put in is rewarding; sometimes it is simply required. Whatever the case, you can turn to attorney Richard P. D'Addario to provide comprehensive legal insight into the matters you are facing.

As part of our limited scope legal practice, we provide you with focused, individualized legal advice on the parts of your responsibilities where you need it most. We can review contracts, advise on family law agreements and represent you in closings. We want you to know that you do not need to do everything yourself.

Meet Our Attorney

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 judge in Portsmouth. The Law Offices of Richard P. D’Addario, located adjacent to the Newport County Courthouse, has been providing legal services since 1985.

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Get In Touch With Us Today

To learn more about the direction, education and honest evaluation we provide – and to arrange your free initial consultation with Richard P. D'Addario – contact us by phone at 401-236-8202 or by email.

Our law firm is conveniently located next to the Newport County Courthouse. We offer flexible appointment times that accommodate your busy schedule.

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