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James Callaghan | North Kingston Criminal Defense Lawyer


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James M. Callaghan

Criminal, Real Estate, DUI-DWI, Workers' Compensation, Divorce & Family Law, Business Law, Wills and Estates, Probate

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James M. Callaghan is an experienced advocate for his clients. He practices in a wide range of areas including criminal law, family law, civil litigation, municipal law, and probate.
James graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and American University Law School in Washington, D.C. Upon graduation from law school he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph F. Rodgers, Jr., Presiding Justice of the Rhode Island Superior Court.
From 2004 to 2012, James was a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Rhode Island Department of Attorney General. He handled criminal matters in Washington, Kent, Newport, and Providence County. When he left the Department of Attorney General he was the Chief of Newport County.
He has tried more than thirty cases before a jury. He has achieved success in cases ranging from murder to felony assault to driving under the influence. James concentrates his practice in both criminal and civil litigation.
In February of 2017 the firm of Callaghan & Callaghan was appointed as the legal counsel for the Town of North Kingstown.  As Town Solicitors they serve as legal advisers the Town Council and town staff.
From 2012 to 2014 James served as the President of the Narragansett Town Council. James and his wife Linsey are the proud parents of two sons. They live in Narragansett.
Position Organization Location Duration
Attorney at LawCallaghan & CallaghanNorth Kingstown, RI2012 - Present
ProsecutorRhode Island Department Of Attorney General2004 - 2012
Law Clerk to Presiding JusticeRhode Island Superior Court2003 - 2004
School Degree Major Graduation
Washington College of Law, American UniversityJ.D. Law School2003  
Trinity College, CTBachelor of Arts1998
State / Court Date
Rhode Island2003
  • Washington County Bar Association | Member
    Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers | Member
  • Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Conference | Plea Consequences | 2012
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