Founding Partner Michael P. Fontaine, Esq., represents clients in all areas of personal injury law, including premises liability, inadequate security, medical negligence and trucking accident claims. Prior to relocating to Rhode Island in 2001, Mike served as an Assistant District attorney and Assistant Attorney General in the Tort Litigation Division of the Texas Office of Attorney General before moving to a nationally recognized private practice law firm. There he focused on Healthcare litigation, Nursing Home litigation and Products Liability claims. Upon arriving in Rhode Island, Mike served as an Assistant Attorney General in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions before entering into the private sector as an insurance defense attorney. In addition to his strong negotiating skills, Mike has taken numerous cases to trial in both the State and Federal Courts in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and the State of Texas.
EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SCHOOL OF LAW Juris Doctor, 1995
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS at AMHERST B.A., Legal Studies, 1992
ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS • National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Member • Thurgood Marshall Law Society, Member- Former Past President • Foster Forward, Board Member
BAR ADMISSIONS • Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Texas