Scott J. Summer

Scott J. Summer

  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Landlord Tenant ...
  • Rhode Island
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Scott has had extensive general practice experience since 1989, including bench and jury trial experience in both the Rhode Island District and Superior Courts. Scott has appeared before the Rhode Island Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the district of Rhode Island, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the district of Rhode Island, and the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as appearances before state and municipal administrative agencies and boards. Scott serves as outside general counsel to numerous Rhode Island businesses.

Voted by his peers as among the 50 best lawyers in Rhode Island, and as one of the top two lawyers for business counseling, as reported in Rhode Island Monthly magazine (2/98). Recipient of Rhode Island Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award for Outstanding Public Service (5/94).

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Practice
  • Contract Law
  • Car Accidents
  • Contingent Fees
    In some cases
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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District of Columbia
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Rhode Island
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1st Circuit
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Professional Experience
Staff General Counsel
- Current
Montaquila & Summer, PC
Arnold N. Montaquila, Ltd.
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
J.D. | Law
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Syracuse University
B.S. | Law & Public Policy, Mgmt, TDM
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Simon's Rock Early College of Bard College
Liberal Arts
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Voted by his peers as 1 of Top 2 Lawyers for Business Counseling, and among 50 Best Lawyers statewide
RI Monthly magazine
Pro Bono Publico Award for Outstanding Public Service
RI Bar Assoc
Professional Associations
Rhode Island State Bar
- Current
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American Bar Association  # 00217214
- Current
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American Association for Justice  # NA
- Current
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Contact & Map
The Calart Tower
400 Reservoir Ave, Ste 3A
Providence, RI 02907
Telephone: (401) 467-7771
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