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Law Department

City Solicitor

Frank J. Milos, Jr., Esq. 

Ext. 308

Assistant City Solicitor
Lisette Gomes, Esq.

Phone: (401) 728-0500 Ext. 308

The Office of the City Solicitor furnishes legal advice to the mayor, the City Council, and to all officers, departments, boards and commissions concerning matters arising in connection with the exercise of their official duties, supervises, directs and controls the law work of this City. The Office of the City Solicitor represents the City and the City’s interests in all litigation by or against the City. This office prepares and approves contracts, bonds and other instruments in which the City is concerned, and approves surety bonds required to be given for the protection of the City. In addition, this office prosecutes any violation or alleged violation with the City of the Statutes of the State or the ordinances of the City at the request of the Police Department. Ordinances are prepared for introduction into the Council, upon request of the Council or of any Councilman, or the Mayor, and it shall prepare for the consideration of the Council, comprehensive revisions and codifications of all General Ordinances of the City which are then in effect as required by the Charter.

Any individuals seeking legal assistance for private matters are encouraged to contact the following agencies:

Family Support

Parent Support Network of RI

400 Warwick Avenue, Suite 12
Warwick, RI 02888
(401) 467-6855

RI Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program

41 Sharpe Drive
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 421-7758

Services offered:
All forms of legal assistance

Eligibility criteria:
Low income

Disability Law Center

275 Westminster Street, Suite 401
Providence, RI 02903
Voice: (401) 831-3150 (voice) - TTY: (401) 831-5335

Services offered:

Legal representation
Legal information and advice

Mental Health Advocate

Department of Behavioral Healthcare
John O. Pastore Campus
57 Howard Avenue - 4th Floor
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 462-3201

Services offered:

Legal representation
Investigates rights violations
Advocacy services

Rhode Island Legal Services

56 Pine Street, 4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 274-2652

Programs and Services

  • Public Benefits Group

  • Housing Law Center

  • Foreclosure Prevention Project

  • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

  • Family Preservation Project

  • Safe Family Project

  • Consumer Debt Group

  • Responsible Parent Project

  • Employment Opportunity Legal Corps

  • Volunteer Lawyer Program

  • Holistic Legal Assistance Network

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