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R.J. Connelly III

R.J. Connelly III

Certified Elder Law Attorney
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate...
  • Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
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Attorney R. J. Connelly III is a Pawtucket estate planning lawyer who is ready to take on your case and support you! He has dealt with all kinds of cases and complications, and he is equipped to stand beside you and assist you now. At Connelly Law Offices, Ltd., you can rest assured in the help you can procure from a lawyer who has earned his highly-respected reputation. He received his Juris Doctorate at Quinnipiac Law School after obtaining his Bachelor of Arts degree from Providence College. He is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, and the Massachusetts Bar Association. He also has been admitted to the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. He is ready to offer you the support you need when you contact this law office now.

Quinnipiac University School of Law
J.D. (1995) | Juris Doctor
Suffolk University
Juris Doctor
Providence College
B.A. | Political Science
St. Raphael Academy
College Prep
Professional Experience
Certified Elder Law Attorney
National Elder Law Foundation
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Articles & Publications
Wealth Management
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In Service and Community Training
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Estate Planning Services
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Medicaid Planning and Asset Protection
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The Probate Process
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Speaking Engagements
Health Fair, Middletown, RI
John Clark Nursing Center
Certified Elder Law Attorney
National Elder Law Foundation
Top Attorneys of North America
Who's Who Directory of Top Attorneys of North America
RJ Connelly III, Attorney with Connelly Law Offices, Ltd, was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming  Top Attorneys of North America 2017 edition of The Who’s Who Directories. The accomplishments and achievements attained by Atty. Connelly in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America. RJ Connelly, III practices in the area of elder law, involving Medicaid planning and asset protection advice for those individuals entering nursing homes, planning for the possibility of disability through the use of powers of attorney for the both health care and finances, guardianship, estate planning, probate and estate administration, preparation of wills, living trusts, and special or supplemental needs trusts. The Who’s Who Directories, a New York based biographical publication company, distinguishes and profiles leading professionals who demonstrate recognizable success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of individual accomplishments and achievement within the North American communit
Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts Award
Lawyers of Distinction
The Lawyers of Distinction announced that for 2017, RJ Connelly III had been certified as a member.  The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States.   Membership is limited to the top 10% of attorneys in the United States.  Members are accepted based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, and disciplinary history.  
Elder Lawyer of the Year
Lawyer's Monthly
Lawyer Monthly announced that RJ Connelly III was the 2016 Elder Lawyer of the Year. The 2016 Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards recognized firms and individual lawyers who have dedicated their resources to innovation, built on their depth of expertise, and performed outstandingly over the year.   The Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2016 winners stood out from their peers by demonstrating professional achievement and excellence in their jurisdiction and sector of practice.
Ten Best Estate Planning Attorneys
American Institute of Legal Counsel (AIOLC)
R.J. Connelly III was named one of the 10 Best Estate Planning Attorneys by the American Institute of Legal Counsel (AIOLC), an invitation-only legal organization recognizing excellence of practitioners. According to a press release, AIOLC is an impartial third-party attorney-rating organization. To qualify for this honor, Attorney Connelly had to be nominated by the AIOLC board, clients, and his peers, attain the highest degree of professional achievement in his field, and have an impeccable client satisfaction rating.  
Hero Award
Alliance For Better Long Term Care
Professional Associations
Rhode Island State Bar
Activities: Probate Committee, Elder Law Sub-committee
Massachusetts Bar Association
Estate & Tax Planning Council of Eastern Connecticut
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Pawtucket Bar Association
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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Rhode Island
  • Free Consultation
    Initial consultation is free.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Tax Law
  • Nursing Home Abuse
Additional Practice Areas
  • Asset Protection
  • Elder Exploitation Litigation
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Trustee and Fiduciary Services
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
Connelly Law Offices, Ltd.
372 Broadway
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Telephone: (401) 724-9400
Fax: (401) 724-3046
Connelly Law Offices, Ltd.
18A Stafford Street
Mystic, CT 06355
Telephone: (855) 724-9400
Fax: (401) 724-3046