Rui Alves

Contact: (401) 273-7171
Law School: Roger Williams University
Jurisdictions: Massachusetts
Rhode Island


About Rui Alves
Mr. Rui P. Alves is admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Rhode Island, as well as, all State Courts in Massachusetts. For detailed practice areas, click here. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the College of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, he went on to obtain a Juris Doctor from the Roger Williams University School of Law. Mr. Alves also attended the Catholic University of Portugal, School of Law in Lisbon, focusing on European Union law. Prior to joining Barton Gilman, LLP, Mr. Alves maintained a boutique firm focusing on Family Law, Criminal Defense and Personal Injury. Mr. Alves was an associate at the prestigious Rhode Island Law Firm of Schreiber & Schreiber, P. C., specializing in all types of litigation. Mr. Alves worked with former special assistant Rhode Island Attorney General S. Joshua Macktaz. Also, Prior to being admitted to practice law, Mr. Alves worked at Citizens Financial Group, Inc., in the Legal Department, dealing with complex corporate governance, money laundering, check fraud and corporate law issues. For many years, Mr. Alves worked as a Senior Criminal Clerk and Interpreter in District Court for the Rhode Island Judiciary. Working daily in the criminal court rooms, as well as, providing interpreter services to Spanish and Portuguese criminal defendants helped to expand his knowledge of criminal law and procedure. Prior to working for the Rhode Island Courts, Mr. Alves assisted victims of domestic violence as a Court Advocate for the Women's Center of Rhode Island. Mr. Alves has been involved in the national music industry, working with various record labels such as Def Jam Recordings, Columbia Records, Sony Records and Bad Boy Records. His work intended to working with music publications such the Source Magazine and Mix Tape Magazine. While residing in Massachusetts, Mr. Alves was employed by the Boston Police Department, in the Research Divis
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Rhode Island 
Roger Williams UniversityJ.D.
Northeastern UniversityB.S.
Professional Associations
Member, Rhode Island State Bar
Member, Massachusetts State Bar


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10 Dorrance Street
Suite 800
Providence, RI 02903
Telephone: (401) 273-7171