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PROVIDENCE – House Finance Committee Chairman Raymond E. Gallison Jr. resigned from the General Assembly on May 3. WJAR-TV NBC 10 reported Gallison is part of a federal prostitution investigation. Gallison, a Bristol Democrat, … more
Kristen M. Whittle has been promoted to partner at Barton Gilman. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable William P. Robinson III. She holds a J.D. and B.A. in English and psychology from Boston College. more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island announced the settlement of a federal civil rights complaint it filed last year against the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles for refusing to provide language-interpreter services to clients … more
One of the first pieces of advice I offer my clients is to resist giving away equity in their company. Oftentimes, however, clients have already granted or promised shares of stock in their corporation (or membership interests in their LLC) to an … more
PROVIDENCE – A federal judge on Sept. 16 ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to release thousands of pages of documents in support of an ACLU of Rhode Island Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on behalf of journalist Philip Eil. … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. on Sept. 19 agreed to a $2.5 million proposed settlement between the state and Curt Schilling, three other defendants and their insurer in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC lawsuit. In addition to Schilling, … more
Editor's note: This is the fourth and final installment in a series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Hours after a Rhode Island Superior … more
John J. Barton, partner and founding member of Barton Gilman LLP, has been honored by the Rhode Island chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates with the Seth E. Bowerman Civility Award. The award recognizes a member of the state bench and … more
The Providence City Council is hiring the state’s former attorney general to review the city’s licensing board, citing the need for ensuring fair policies and procedures. more
You’ll be forgiven for chuckling at the story that a former law student is suing her law school because she didn’t get a job she liked after graduation. more
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