The Law Department provides legal services to the City Council, City Manager, department heads and appointed City Boards and commissions. It is administered by the City Solicitor who is appointed by the City Council. Two Assistant City Solicitors are also appointed by the City Council and report to the City Solicitor. There are two full-time legal secretaries.
The City Solicitor and the Assistant City Solicitors represent the City of East Providence in all litigation in federal and state courts and all federal and state administrative agencies. Additionally, the Law Department acts as legal advisors to the City Council, City Manager and all departments and divisions in matters ranging from the application of municipal and state law to union grievances and arbitration matters. The Law Department prepares and reviews all ordinances, contracts, and other legal documents submitted by City officials.
First floor of City Hall, Room, 102
145 Taunton Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Gregory Dias, City Solicitor
Phone: (401) 435-7500 x11120
Peggy Lynch, Assistant City Solicitor
Dylan Conley, Assistant City Solicitor
Phone: (401) 435-7500