J. Richard Ratcliffe: Lawyer with Ratcliffe Harten Burke & Galamaga LLP

J. Richard Ratcliffe


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Practice Areas

  • Civil and Criminal Trials and Appeals
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Litigation
  • Civil Rights
Contact InfoTelephone: 401-490-4651
Fax: 401-331-3440
University Providence College, B.A., cum laude, 1978
Law SchoolWashington University, J.D., 1981
Admitted1981, Rhode Island and Massachusetts; 1982, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island; 1983, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Memberships Rhode Island (House of Delegates), Massachusetts, Federal (Executive Committee) and American Bar Associations; Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
BornProvidence, Rhode Island, August 15, 1956

Law Clerk to the Honorable Donald F. Shea, Associate Justice of Rhode Island Supreme Court, 1982-1983. Assistant Attorney General, State of Rhode Island, 1988-1995. Author: "Representing Witnesses Before a Grand Jury," Rhode Island Bar Journal, April 1995. Honored by his peers as 2008 SuperLawyer in the area of Civil Litigation Defense.

Bar Fellowship: American Bar Foundation.


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J. Richard Ratcliffe

40 Westminster Street, 7th Floor, Suite 700
ProvidenceRI 02903


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