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THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES Union of Rhode Island announced that former Narragansett High School student Michael Blanchette was awarded a $75,000 settlement from the school district over a lawsuit alleging an unlawful arrest by a student resource officer.

ACLU: Former Narragansett High School student receives $75K settlement over ‘unlawful’...

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island Inc. announced Monday that a three-year legal battle in federal court over an alleged...
INSPIRED TO HELP: Saikon Gbehan Isijola, owner of the Law Office of Saikon Gbehan LLC in Providence, launched the business in 2010 to represent and advocate for people from “communities that are disadvantaged, disenfranchised or under-resourced.”
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

She’s motivated to balance the scales of justice for people of...

(Editor’s note: This is the 31st installment in a monthly series ­speaking with minority business owners and leaders. Each will be asked their views...
Jenna Zellmer 
Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick Ltd. partner  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Teamwork delivers results

Jenna Zellmer | Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick Ltd. partner When interviewing a potential new employee, one of the questions I always ask is, “What do you...

Feeding America CEO to share leadership insights during April 13 Business...

Former Walmart executive Claire Babineaux-Fontenot — now CEO of the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization and second largest U.S. charity — will share her...

Cellphone bans in the workplace reexamined

Cellphones in the workplace can be a distraction – but they could also save your life. In the aftermath of a devastating tornado ripping through an Amazon.com...

Husch Blackwell opens Providence office in partnership with Summit Health Law

PROVIDENCE – National law firm Husch Blackwell, partnering with Summit Health Law Partners, formerly known as Barrett & Singal, has opened a new office...
Mason J. Waring joined Providence-based law firm Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick Ltd. in 2008. His practice focuses on long-term disability, health and life insurance litigation. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Prioritize collaboration

Mason J. Waring | Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick Ltd. partner I am fortunate to be part of an amazing team navigating this pandemic. Here are...
HARD TO RELATE: Lawrence Signore, an attorney based in Providence, says he’s finding it difficult to work remotely. He says he misses the peer-to-peer interactions that normally take place in a courtroom and fears the lack of those relationships will negatively affect the development of young attorneys. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Lawyers find they can’t dodge effects of pandemic

Lawrence Signore remembers being a young attorney, watching big, boxy computers make their way to every desktop in the office. “The Rhode Attorney,” as Signore...

Offering companies immunity from COVID-19 lawsuits is bad idea

Governors around the country are attempting to restart the economy by easing restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The prospect...
PLANNING AHEAD: Steven Wright, an attorney specializing in family law and a partner at D’Allesandro & Wright in Providence, whose clients include older couples seeking divorces, speaks with Denise Card, a paralegal and office manager. Wright says age can bring a sense of purpose that defuses confusion or quarrels when it comes to estate planning during a divorce. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

‘Gray divorces’ putting estate planning to the test

Insurance policies, wills, trusts and assets combine to make estate planning a multilayered process. Add a divorce after decades of marriage, and the complications multiply,...
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