O'Neil Law

North Kingstown, Providence, Rhode Island &

Boston Attorney

       Phone:    401 667-7111


James E.  O’Neil is dedicated to aggressively defending his clients' interests with compassion and professionalism. He is an experienced litigator who appears before the State and Federal Courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts on a regular basis. 

As defense counsel, Mr. O’Neil continues to successfully defend those charged with criminal violations, whether the matter is a sophisticated white collar crime, a grand jury matter, a DUI, or a general criminal matter concerning search and seizure issues. He has also defended a number of high profile public officials, charged with violations of the public trust.

Mr. O’Neil also addresses personal injury and wrongful death matters.  If you have been injured due to the negligence of another, O’Neil Law may be able to assist you. The time following an accident can be critical and if you have suffered O’Neil Law stands ready to evaluate and address your issues.   Receiving compensation for your injuries is one step in the path of healing. Holding the negligent party responsible for their actions is important not only to enable you to recover damages but to hold the wrongdoer accountable. 

  Prior to serving three terms as Attorney General for the State of Rhode Island, Jim O’Neil served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Boston, MA and Providence, RI.  As a prosecutor, Mr. O’Neil conducted hundreds of grand jury investigations and successfully tried a myriad of cases.  He has appeared before the First Circuit Court of Appeals on twenty-two occasions.   

Due to his experience Mr. O’Neil enjoys an impeccable reputation as a criminal defense attorney who also addresses personal injury and wrongful death matters.  James E. O’Neil enjoys an A.V. (very high to pre-eminent) Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating.  He is an Arbitrator, certified by the American Arbitrators Association. 

          O’Neil Law is based in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. 




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