Antonio joined the firm in May of 2015. He is experienced in assisting clients with estate planning for individuals and families as well as trust and estate administration, guardianships and prenuptial agreements. With a background in litigation Antonio brings a unique perspective to his practice and clients.
Antonio also represents clients with
- Review and drafting of contracts
- Debt collection
- Business strategy/formation/drafting leases
- Traffic court/DUIs
Previously Antonio worked as an associate at firms in Rhode Island and Worcester, Massachusetts where he focused his practice on civil litigation, while also gaining routine exposure to employment law, corporate law, municipal law, land use, and bankruptcy. Antonio has worked on many cases in state and federal courts, as well as administrative matters before various state and federal agencies. Antonio has drafted numerous motions, pleadings, memoranda and briefs on complex and diverse areas of law ranging from wiretap/cyber-crimes, employment discrimination, eminent domain, and sexual abuse cases. Antonio also published an article on administrative search warrants.
In addition Antonio teaches undergraduate courses in Business Law at the University of Rhode Island and Legal Research & Writing at Roger Williams University. He is admitted to practice in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He is a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners, the Rhode Island Bar Association and the Washington County Bar Association. Antonio is fluent in both Spanish and Italian.
Antonio is a 2009 magna cum laude graduate of the New England School of Law. During his law school career Antonio served as an intern for the Office of the Prosecutor at the United Nation International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (the “ICTY”) in The Hague, Netherlands. While at the ICTY, Antonio worked on the prosecution’s case against General Ante Gotovina. Antonio also served as an Editor of the New England Law Review.
He holds degrees in Spanish and Italian literature and worked as a graduate teaching assistant for the University of Connecticut.