Richard E. Palumbo, Jr.

Richard E. Palumbo, Jr.: Attorney with Law Offices of Richard Palumbo, LLC


Law Offices of Richard Palumbo, LLC

Richard E. Palumbo, Jr.

535 Atwood Ave., Suite 4

Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

401.490.0944 phone

[email protected]

esidential and Commercial Real Estate Closings (Purchases, Sales, Short Sales and Refinancing); Title Services; Title Searches; Examinations and Abstracts; Title Insurance; Title Defense Litigation; Quiet Title Actions; Purchase and Sales Agreement Litigation; Boundary Line Disputes; Adverse Possession and Easement Litigation; Tax Liens; Foreclosure of the Right of Redemption regarding Tax Liens and the Defense of the Same; Partition Litigation (i.e. Partition in Sale and Kind); Mortgage Foreclosures; Condominium Law (New Projects; Conversions; Drafting, Re-Drafting and Amending Condo Documents; Association Counsel; Developer and Declarant Representation; Transition of Control from the Declarant Developer to the Unit Owners; Collection of Condominium Assessments and Condo Lien Foreclosures; Dispute Resolution; Covenant Hearings and Condo Litigation); Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Telecommunication and Ground Lease Negotiation and Drafting; Residential and Commercial Landlord Tenant Law (Evictions for Non-Payment of Rent, Termination of Tenancies, Eviction for other than Non-Payment of Rent), Real Property Insurance Loss Assessments, Settlements and Litigation for Insured Owner’s of Residential and Commercial Property, Business Representation and Formations, Real Estate Litigation; representation of residential and commercial property owners in a wide variety of insurance claims settlement and litigation including property damage issues caused by fire, flood, windstorm, water, soot, smoke, theft, vandalism, home heating, oil releases and all other types of losses (adjusting of a claim for an insured or litigation over a matter of a coverage dispute); business formation, representation of buyers and sellers of businesses and business assets, receivership law, contracts, business disputes and complex business and commercial litigation; elder exploitation litigation practice (aggressively and relentlessly recovering assets from exploiters of elderly people); Estate Planning including Wills, Powers of Attorney and Trusts and efficiently probating of wills and intestate estates.

The Law Offices of Richard Palumbo, LLC is highly specialized law firm primarily focused on the following related areas of law: business law, real estate law and estate planning and probate law.We have extensive experience in real estate law including residential and commercial transactions, lease negotiations and drafting (residential, commercial, retail, industrial and ground leases), real property loss assessment and settlement (insurance related negotiations, settlement and litigation), real estate related disputes, and condominium law; and commercial and business law.

The Law Offices of Richard Palumbo, LLC plays an important role in advising and assisting individuals, entrepreneurs and start-up businesses throughout the greater Providence and Kent County, Rhode Island, area become established and succeed. We are proud that many of this areas businesses and families are our respected clients. The Law Offices of Richard Palumbo, LLC focuses primarily in Rhode Island Real Estate Law, Business Law, and Estate Planning Law.

We have vast experience with Rhode Island Real Estate Law leading, for example, in a number of practice areas within Real Estate Law.Our law firm focuses on the following areas of Real Estate Law: Real Estate Closings, Refinancing, Lease Negotiations and Drafting, Real Estate Disputes, and other Real Estate related legal matters.We also represent clients in the area of Condominium Law including Condominium Formation, Condominium Conversions, and Condominium Disputes.

The Law Offices of Richard Palumbo represents all types of businesses from start-up ventures to well established companies, restaurants, modular home dealers, and various other businesses in all areas of Commercial Law including assisting in the proper choice of the business entity, business formation, and contract negotiations and drafting.

We serve the estate planning needs of individuals and families throughout Rhode Island offering consultation with wills, trusts, and probate administration. We are very proud to be members of our community and to be able to serve the families and businesses who add so much to our state.

Our firm has an extensive background in the area of Insurance Loss Adjusting and Loss Settlement.We handle any type of loss from a residential fire or water damage claim to a commercial disaster with expertise and efficiency.The insurance companies have adjusters and lawyers on their side so let us put our expertise to protect your home or business after a catastrophic loss.

We are Rhode Island Real Estate Attorneys… Residential and commercial real estate transactions For Sale by Owner and Short Sale specialists Title Search of land records – full search or limited rundowns Title Examinations and Title Insurance (commitments, policies and endorsements) Conducting and coordinating settlements and closings Lease Negotiations and Drafting: Residential, Commercial, Retail, and Ground Leases Condominium Formations and Conversions, Condo Associations and Condo DisputesWe are Rhode Island Business and Commercial Attorneys… Choice of Business Entity Set-up of Corporations(Inc.) and Limited Liability Companies (LLC) Contract Negotiations and DraftingWe are Rhode Island Property Damage Attorneys… Residential and Commercial Property Loss Adjusting, Settlements and Litigation Building Repair Costs Contents and Inventory Cost Determination Loss of Use and Additional Living Expenses Business Interruption Coverage DisputesWe are Rhode Island Estate Planning and Probate Attorneys… Wills Trusts Probate

Richard E. Palumbo, Jr.

Rhode Island, Massachusetts and the Federal Bar

Date Admitted to the Bar: 2004


The Pennsylvania State UniversityCarlisle, PA

The Dickinson School of LawMay 2004

Juris Doctor (JD)

George F. Douglas Jr. Award For Excellence In Litigation And Advocacy

CALI Award in Trial Advocacy

Miller Center Public Interest Advocate Certification

Trial Moot Court Board

ATLA Trial Team Member

University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI

Bachelors in Arts, English June 1994

Professional Memberships & Achievements

Admitted to the Rhode Island Bar (#7081)

Member of the Rhode Island Bar Association

Prior Member of the Committee on Title Standards and Practices

Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar (#662445)

Member of the Massachusetts Bar Association

Admitted to the Federal Bar;

Member of the American Bar Association;

Member of the American Bar Association Section of Real Property;

Member of the American Bar Association Forum of Construction Law;

Member of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation;

Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America;

Prior Licensed Rhode Island Real Estate Broker;

Prior Member of the National Association of Realtors;

Prior Member of the Kent Washington Board of Realtors;

Licensed Rhode Island Insurance Adjuster;

Prior Registered Rhode Island Contractor;

Rhode Island and MA Notary Public;

Member of Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association;

Prior Licensed Massachusetts Construction Supervisor;

Prior Member of the Modular Housing Training Institute

Prior Member of the Better Business Bureau

Prior Connecticut Contractor

Areas of Practice (48)

  • Insurance Adjusting
  • Real Estate
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Law
  • Civil Practice
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Elder Law
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Insurance
  • Leases and Leasing
  • Litigation
  • Partnership Law
  • Probate
  • Property Law
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Asset Protection
  • Class Actions
  • Collections
  • Franchises and Franchising
  • Libel, Slander and Defamation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mortgage Law
  • Wills
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Products Liability
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Agency and Distributorships
  • Living Wills
  • Arbitration
  • Contested Wills
  • Commercial Property Insurance
  • Mediation
  • Civil Appeals
  • Commercial Loans
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning
  • Industrial Insurance
  • Loans
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Small Business Corporations
  • Trust Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Unfair Insurance Practices

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
401-868-1659  Phone
(401) 490-0994  Phone
(401) 490-0945  Fax
University Attended:
University of Rhode Island, B.A., 1993
Law School Attended:
Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 2004
Year of First Admission:
2005, Massachusetts and U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 2004, Rhode Island
Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and American Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Providence, Rhode Island, April 6, 1967
Payment Information:

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    • 5.0/5.0 (5 reviews)
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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 11/02/17 in Insurance

    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 10/30/17 in Commercial Law

      Mr. Palumbo among other areas has superior capability in condominium law and in matters involving Homeowners and Commercial Property insurance.

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 12/14/18 in Real Estate.

      Attorney Palumbo's office is absolutely amazing to work with! Julie is extremely thorough and efficient. I closed on my first home with this office. During the closing, Attorney Palumbo took all the time we needed to make sure we fully understood... Read more

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      Attorney Palumbo's office is absolutely amazing to work with! Julie is extremely thorough and efficient. I closed on my first home with this office. During the closing, Attorney Palumbo took all the time we needed to make sure we fully understood all the documents we signed. I would highly recommend the Law Offices of Richard Palumbo. Read less

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 12/14/18 in Real Estate.

      Richard's office is wonderful to work with. The attorneys and staff are very knowledgeable, responsive, and efficient. I have referred a number of friends to his office, and all have been highly satisfied with his work.

      Richard's office is wonderful to work with. The attorneys and staff are very knowledgeable, responsive, and efficient. I have referred a number of friends to his office, and all have been highly satisfied with his work. Read less

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