Family law attorney joins Barton Gilman

PROVIDENCE (Jan. 2, 2014) – Rui P. Alves has joined Barton Gilman LLP as of counsel, bringing to the firm extensive experience in handling all aspects of family law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

A native of Portugal, Alves is fluent in both Portuguese and Spanish, and many of his clients are from the vibrant Portuguese community in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. In addition to his family law practice, Alves represents individuals facing criminal charges. Alves also serves as counsel to the Rhode Island Senate’s Finance Committee.

“Rui has extensive contacts in the region. He adds a new dimension to our firm, and will enhance our ability to serve clients. We are excited to have him on board,” said Steve Adams, administrative partner in the Providence office.

Alves added: “Joining Barton Gilman provides a dynamic platform to continue serving my clients. The collaborative spirit and tremendous skills and experience of the attorneys and legal staff here can only benefit my practice.”

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 five consecutive years as one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work (2008–2012).