Edmund L. Alves, Jr.

Edmund L. Alves, Jr.: Attorney with Blish & Cavanagh, LLP
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  • Commerce Center, 30 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903
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Town Solicitor: West Greenwich, 1978-1980; Smithfield, 1984-1988, 1994-2000, 2002-2006, 2008—; East Greenwich, 1993-2003. Probate Judge: Town of West Greenwich, 1978-1980; Town of Smithfield, 1985-1987.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Municipal Law
  • School Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Labor Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Corporate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
401-831-8900  Phone
401-751-7542  Fax
University Attended:
Brown University, A.B., 1973
Law School Attended:
Boston University, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1977, Rhode Island and U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1982, U.S. Supreme Court
Rhode Island (Member, Municipal Law Committee, 1986—) and American Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Providence, Rhode Island, June 6, 1951
Reported Cases:
Cortellesso v. Smithfield Zoning Bd., 888 A.2d 979 (R.I. 2005); West Reservoir v. Smithfield Zoning Bd. 888 A.2d 977 (R.I. 2005); Amico's Inc. v. Town of East Greenwich, 789 A.2d 899 (R.I. 2002); Smithfield Voters for Responsible Development, Inc. v. LaGreca, 755 A.2d 126 (R.I. 2000); Munroe v. Town of East Greenwich, 733 A.2d 703 (R.I., 1999); Town of East Greenwich v. Narragansett Electric Co., 651 A.2d 725 (R.I. 1994); Nelson's Bus, Inc. v. Town of Burrillville, 639 A.2d 63 (R.I. 1994); Local 472 v. Town of East Greenwich, 635 A.2d 269 (R.I. 1993); George, Inc. v. Norberg, 444 A.2d 868 (R.I. 1982); Smithfield Concerned Citizens for Fair Zoning v. Town of Smithfield, 907 F.2d 239 (1st Cir. 1990); Scituate School Committee v. Robert B., 795 F.2d 77 (1st Cir. 1986).
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