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Kas DeCarvalho

Kas DeCarvalho

Trusted Business Counsel - New England and Beyond
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Intellectual Property...
  • Rhode Island
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Summary

Kas R. DeCarvalho is a Partner with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC and a member of the firm's Corporate & Business Team. He has more than 15 years of experience as a corporate attorney and business leader. His practice focuses on corporate and transactional law, financing and mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, intellectual property, international transactions, business ethics and compliance, arts and entertainment law and education law. His clients include individuals, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Attorney DeCarvalho is a co-founder of Original Innovative Concepts LLC, a product development and licensing venture, and Rhode Island Martial Arts, Inc.Mr. DeCarvalho is an active community volunteer and has served on the boards of multiple nonprofit and business development organizations, including the Quonset Development Corporation, the Providence Economic Development Partnership, Thurgood Marshall Law Society, United Way of Rhode Island, the Greater Providence YMCA, Providence Athenaeum, the Providence Public Library, Community Works RI, Engage RI, the International Institute and Progresso Latino. He is also a member of the Rhode Island Commission on Judicial Tenure and Discipline, the Rhode Island Commodores and is a graduate of Leadership Rhode Island. Attorney DeCarvalho was a founding board member of the International Charter School, Inc., and is on the Board of Directors of The Metropolitan Career and Technical Center (The MET School).Mr. DeCarvalho earned his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law and his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has been named in the New England Super Lawyers publication and was twice named to Providence Business News' "40 Under Forty."

Education
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.A. / English
Activities: UNC Crew, The Daily Tar Heel, Chi Psi, Pi Alpha Delta
University of North Carolina School of Law
J.D. / Law
Phillips Exeter Academy
Professional Experience
Partner
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC
Current
Partner
Fontaine, DeCarvalho & Bell, LLC
Partner
Kaslaw, LLC
Attorney
Reavis & Haskell, LLC
Associate
Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP
Publications
Articles & Publications
"The Best Insurance Policy in Business is a No-Risk Culture"
Rhode Island Small Business Journal
Home-birth Blogging Battle Leads to Copyright Suit - "Fair Use"
Rhode Island Lawyers' Weekly
Sustainability Assessments and Action Planning Gains Traction as a Business Value-Driver
RI Small Business Journal
Speaking Engagements
"Averting a Busines Crisis", Bryant University
XPX New England
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Certifications
RI Bar Certified
Rhode Island Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Bar Association
Awards
Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney
Superlawyers
Rising Stars
Forty Under Forty
Providence Business News
Forty Under Forty
Providence Business News
Professional Associations
Rhode Island Bar Association
Member
Current
Thurgood Marshall Law Society
Treasurer, Past Chair
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Rhode Island
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Education Law
  • Trademarks
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • International Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken
  • Portuguese: Spoken
  • Spanish: Spoken
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC
317 Iron Horse Way
Suite 301
Providence, RI 02908
USA
Telephone: (401) 824-5100
Fax: (401) 824-5123
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (RI)
1301 Atwood Avenue, Ste. 215 N
Johnston, RI 02919
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 353-3310
Telephone: (401) 824-5100
Fax: (401) 824-5123
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara (MA)
75 Arlington Street, Ste. 500
Boston, MA 02116
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 353-3310
Telephone: (401) 824-5100
Fax: (401) 824-5123
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara (Fla)
925 South Federal Highway, Ste. 715
Boca Raton, FL 33432
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 353-5020
Telephone: (561) 362-2030
Fax: (866) 353-5020