Member Profile: William A. Poore

William A. Poore
Poore & Rosenbaum LLP
30 Exchange Terrace
Providence, RI 02093
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Tel: (401) 831-2600
Fax: (401) 831-2220

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Med-Arb; Special Master; ADR Training/CME


William A. Poore has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Business Dissolution
Contract Disputes
Eminent Domain
Legal Malpractice
Medical Devices
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Sexual Harassment
Shareholder Disputes
Title Disputes
Trusts / Estates
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Wrongful Death



Attorney William A. Poore is extensively experienced in all forms of alternative dispute resolution: early neutral evaluations, binding and non-binding arbitrations and mediations. He is approved and appointed by the Rhode Island Superior Court to serve as a mediator for annual Settlement Week and is a certified member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel for United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

Attorney Poore’s areas of concentration and expertise include personal injury, premise liability, business, commercial and corporate law, insurance, complex construction disputes, torts, product liability, maritime law, malpractice (medical and legal) and negligence claims. He is licensed to practice in Rhode Island Family, District, Superior and Supreme Courts (1973), as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island (1973), the U.S. District Court of Appeals (1980) and the U.S. Supreme Court (1987).

Attorney Poore has been principally engaged in the field of civil litigation on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants since 1973. Representation includes selected defense matters on behalf of the insurance and construction industries. He is an experienced trial attorney having concluded over one hundred and twenty (120) jury and non-jury trials in both State and Federal Courts


Suffolk University, J.D.

Memberships & Affiliations

Admitted 1973, Rhode Island and U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island; 1974, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1987, U.S. Supreme Court

Member, ADR Panel, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island. Legal Counsel, Rhode Island Judicial Nominating Commission.

Rhode Island, Federal and American Bar Associations; National Institute of Municipal Law Officers; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association.


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