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Robert A. D'Amico, II

Robert A. D'Amico, II
Firm Partner

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Biography

Bob D’Amico is the managing partner of D'Amico · Burchfield. Having a broad range of experience in many areas of the law, combined with his strong business background, Bob prides himself on providing honest, practical, and real life solutions and advice to guide clients in making the right decisions on their important legal matters. He draws from his many years of experience both within and beyond the practice of law and business, to offer clients a diverse perspective and approach to solving any legal problem.

Bob understands that clients come first and he is dedicated to providing a superior level of client service, uncommon in today’s legal profession.  Simple things like promptly returning client phone calls and responding to client e-mail are some of his top priorities.  Regardless of the size or scale of a person’s legal problem, Bob and the entire team at D'Amico · Burchfield are dedicated to providing advice, zealous representation and results that matter to clients from all walks of life.

Bob is well regarded among his peers in the legal community and has earned a BV rating from Martindale Hubble, the highest rating for ethical standards among practicing attorneys.  

RAD@DBLAwRI.com

Jimmy Burchfield, Jr.

Jimmy Burchfield, Jr.
Firm Partner

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Biography

Jimmy is one of the founding partners of D'Amico · Burchfield. He represents a client base that is both economically and ethnically diverse. He relies upon his education, practical knowledge and life experiences to provide solutions to the vast array of legal issues his clients encounter in everyday life.

Jimmy is also legal counsel to Classic Entertainment and Sports, Inc., a local promoter of sporting and entertainment events with a worldwide reputation in the sport of boxing. He has successfully negotiated television and promotional contracts with Dream Works, Mark Burnett Productions, Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Mohegan Sun, HBO, Showtime, ESPN, Comcast and other cable networks.

Jimmy is proud to represent and advise professional boxers including five-time World Champion Vinny Paz, The Contender alums Peter Manfredo Jr and Gary Balletto and US Olympian Jason Estrada.

Jimmy has earned the reputation as a passionate advocate; always ready and willing to fight for his clients.  He is dedicated to ensuring that people from all walks of life gain fair and equal access to the legal system.

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William V. Devine

William V. Devine
Partner

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation

Biography

Bill practices in the firm's Litigation Group and is a seasoned trial attorney. He has enjoyed success in numerous jury and non-jury trials in Rhode Island litigating workers compensation, misdemeanor and serious felony criminal matters, divorce, custody, visitation and child support matters.

Bill is an expert at integrating today’s modern computer technology in his approach to litigating cases, both inside and out of the courtroom, which provides him with a competitive advantage over other lawyers who do not have the same philosophy.

Before joining D'Amico · Burchfield, Bill was a Providence City Solicitor responsible for prosecuting the City's daily criminal calendar. He then ventured out on his own as a general practitioner concentrating primarily in litigating numerous types of cases.

Bill is an avid Lacrosse fan and player. He channels his passion for the sport by playing for the local men’s Masters Team and is the coach of his young son's Lacrosse team.

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Patrick F. Dowling, Jr.

Patrick F. Dowling, Jr.
Firm Associate

Practice Areas

  • Social Security Claims
  • Felony and Misdemeanor Criminal Defense
  • Municipal and State Traffic Tribunal Trials and Appeals
  • Domestic Matters including Child Custody and Support
  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate Planning

Biography

Patrick Dowling, Jr. is a  Senior Associate at  D'Amico · Burchfield with a broad range of experience and demonstrated success in a number of different practice areas.  He is a successful civil and criminal litigator with significant practical experience in Family Court matters, residential and commercial eviction matters, mortgage foreclosure litigation, misdemeanor and felony criminal defense, and complex estate planning matters.

Patrick typically spends his mornings zealously litigating and protecting the rights of his clients in various courtrooms across the state.  In the afternoon, Patrick can be found in the office preparing for upcoming hearings, while also spending considerable time creating invaluable estate plans for D'Amico · Burchfield’s clients. Whether it is settling a domestic dispute in Family Court, negotiating a plea agreement in criminal court, or creating a trust to minimize taxes on a multi-million dollar estate, Patrick sees each case as a new and unique opportunity to have a positive and long-lasting impact on the lives of his clients.

Patrick believes that nothing is more important in achieving success for his clients both inside and out of the courtroom than investing the long hours necessary to organize and prepare for every aspect of his case.  Being a native Rhode Islander and  resident of Woonsocket, Patrick relishes in the opportunity to champion the legal rights and well being of Rhode Island’s residents.

PFD@DBLAwRI.com

Christine A. D’Ambra

Christine A. D’Ambra
Firm Associate

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Biography

Christine A. D’Ambra is an associate attorney at D’Amico • Burchfield,  focusing her practice in the firm’s civil litigation department.  Christine’s practice focuses primarily on representing the rights of individuals who have suffered serious personal injury as a result of another's negligence.  Christine is proud to zealously fight for and protect her clients’ rights and is committed to providing them with optimal counsel and representation throughout all phases of their case. 

Christine is a graduate of Roger Williams University’s School of Law and is a certified mediator with experience in assisting others in settling cases and controversies pending in Rhode Island courts.  Christine’s experience includes having worked in Raytheon Company’s Legal Department assisting Corporate Counsel in handling legal claims and maintaining compliance with a number of federal statutes.  She has also worked at the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General and the Rhode Island State House as a legislative aide.  Christine maintains a strong and active interest in giving back to her community.

CAD@DBLAwRI.com