When you or someone close to you is charged with or is even suspected of a crime, the experience can be frightening. Beyond the emotion attached to the actual allegation, the question: “what happens next?” comes with immediate concerns about the impact of the case on your family, your job, your license and your existing relationships to name a few. With so much riding on your case, you need an experienced attorney to guide you through the court process.
Rhode Island criminal law is defined by a set of specific statutes found in the Rhode Island General Laws. Attorney Thomas H. O’Brien has thorough understanding of these statutes (laws), and the manner in which they’ve been interpreted by the Rhode Island Supreme Court. With more than 16 years’ experience practicing criminal law, Tom ensures that every client gets the full benefit of every law and every rule.
Attorney O’Brien has extensive experience handling matters involving homicide, murder, manslaughter, sexual assault, child molestation, child pornography offenses, child abuse, child neglect, felony assault, assault with a dangerous weapon, domestic violence offenses, robbery, narcotics and drug offenses, burglary, breaking and entering, arson, larceny, and all white collar crimes including insurance fraud.
Attorney O’Brien will handle your criminal matter from beginning to end, including matters associated with arrest, bail hearings, probation violation hearings, arraignments, presentments, pretrials, jury trials, and appeals.