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City Solicitor

City Solicitor

Frank J. Milos, Jr., Esq. 

Assistant City Solicitor
Lisette Gomes, Esq.

Phone: (401) 728-0500 Ext. 308

The Office of the City Solicitor furnishes legal advice to the mayor, the City Council, and to all officers, departments, boards and commissions concerning matters arising in connection with the exercise of their official duties, supervises, directs and controls the law work of this City. The Office of the City Solicitor represents the City and the City’s interests in all litigation by or against the City. This office prepares and approves contracts, bonds and other instruments in which the City is concerned, and approves surety bonds required to be given for the protection of the City. In addition, this office prosecutes any violation or alleged violation with the City of the Statutes of the State or the ordinances of the City at the request of the Police Department. Ordinances are prepared for introduction into the Council, upon request of the Council or of any Councilman, or the Mayor, and it shall prepare for the consideration of the Council, comprehensive revisions and codifications of all General Ordinances of the City which are then in effect as required by the Charter.

Any individuals seeking legal assistance for private matters are encouraged to contact the following agencies:

Family Support

Parent Support Network of RI

400 Warwick Avenue, Ste. 12
Warwick, RI 02888
(401) 467-6855

RI Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program

91 Friendship Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 421-7758
1-800-423-1151

Services offered:
All forms of legal assistance

Eligibility criteria:
Low income

Disability Law Center

394 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 831-3150 (voice) (401) 831-5335 (tty)

Services offered:
Advocacy
Legal representation
Legal information and advice

Mental Health Advocate

Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Hospitals
14 Harrington Road
Barry Hall
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 462-3201

Services offered:
Legal representation
Investigates rights violations
Advocacy services

Eligibility Criteria:
Patients in psychiatric hospital
Residents of mental health group homes
Clients of community health centers
Patients in forensic units
 

Rhode Island Legal Services

56 Pine Street, 4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
1-800-662-5034 

Services offered:
Government benefits: appeals of denials
Housing: landlord-tenant disputes, subsidized
Housing admission
Consumer issues
Family law

Free Summer Food Program for Kids

  • July 19, 2017
  • Event

With summer just beginning, it’s time to think about keeping our children healthy while school is out.  Aramark Food Services in conjunction with Pawtucket Schools, the Pawtucket COZ/PEP...  Read More >

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"The City has a long history with and commitment to the PawSox, a team that is woven into the fabric of our community… I am committed to maintaining the affordable family friendly brand of PawSox baseball in Pawtucket."

- Don Grebien

New Event

City Hall Arts Gallery to Showcase Work from Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Arts

  • May 5, 2017
  • Event

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Advisory Commission on Arts and Culture has partnered with the Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing and Visual Arts (JMW) to host the “Spring Art Showcase”...  Read More >