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James J. Lepore

James J. Lepore

Partner

Practice Areas

  • CRIMINAL DEFENSE
  • DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI)
  • DRUG POSSESSION/DISTRIBUTION
  • DRUG TRAFFICKING
  • MISDEMEANOR CRIMES
  • RACKETEERING OR RICO
  • TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS AND OFFENSES
  • VIOLENT CRIMES
  • WHITE COLLAR CRIMES
AV Preeminent | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
Avvo Rating | 10.0 | Top Attorney

Biography

James J. Lepore is a partner at Coia & Lepore, Ltd. and focuses his practice in the area of criminal law. He has extensive criminal litigation experience and has been involved in many high profile criminal defense cases. He is a graduate of Classical High School, University of Rhode Island and New England School of Law. He is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association for over 40 years. He is a member of the American Bar Association, R.I. Trial Lawyers Association, Justinian Law Society, as well as many other community organizations. He currently is on the Judicial Nominating Commission, and was Chairman of the R.I. Supreme Court Disciplinary Counsel for lawyers. Mr. Lepore formerly served on the R.I. Commission on Judicial Tenure and Discipline of Judges.

Education

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • LL.B.
  • University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
    • B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 1982

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • R.I. Bar Association
  • R.I. Trial Lawyers Association
  • R.I. Justinian Law Society
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Commission on Judicial Tenure and Discipline
  • Chairman, R.I. Supreme Court Disciplinary Board
  • Judicial Nominating Commission

Honors

  • Distinguished, Martindale Hubbell
  • Avvo, Top Rated Attorney