PROVIDENCE/BOSTON (Jan. 20, 2015) – Rui P. Alves has been named partner at the firm effective Jan. 1.
Alves handles all aspects of domestic relations matters, including divorce and complex custody disputes, in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Mr. Alves also concentrates his practice on defending individuals charged with criminal offenses. He is a native of Portugal and speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish. Mr. Alves is former legal counsel to the Rhode Island Senate’s Finance Committee.
“Rui is an accomplished and skilled attorney. His expertise in the most complex family law and criminal matters adds depth to the firm and enhances our ability to serve our clients,” said Frank Connor, administrative partner in the firm’s Providence office.
Mr. Alves has been named six consecutive years by Super Lawyers as a Rhode Island Rising Star (2009–2014), and is active in the community, including serving as immediate past President of the Board of Directors for Samaritans of Rhode Island.
He resides in Barrington, RI, with his wife and two daughters.
About Barton Gilman
Barton Gilman is one of New England’s leading civil litigation law firms with offices in Boston and Providence. Its experienced trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The Providence Business News named the firm as one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work in 2014.