Callaghan & Callaghan – Attorneys – Rhode Island



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3 Brown Street
Wickford Village
North Kingstown, RI 02852

Arrested in Newport RI? You need Newport’s Former Prosecutor

Arrested in Newport RI? The City by the Sea can be a great time – but sometimes it can go too far. If you, a friend, or family member has been arrested in Newport, RI, the county’s former chief prosecutor can help.

Attorney James M. Callaghan was formerly the chief prosecutor in Newport County. James spent a total of four years in Newport as a Special Assistant Attorney General.  He has a wealth of courtroom experience. He has had success prosecuting cases in Newport, Portsmouth, Jamestown, MIddletown, Tiverton, and Little Compton.

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Former Newport Prosecutor James Callaghan

In 2012 James left the Department of Attorney General to go into private practice. James now defends clients across the state. His time as both a prosecutor and defense attorney has allowed him to build an extensive network of contacts within the law enforcement community in Newport.

In his time as a defense attorney, James has prevailed in both misdemeanor and felony matters. Simple assault, vandalism, disorderly conduct, and all alcohol related offenses including: DUI/DWI, breathalyzer refusal, transportation of alcohol, and possession of alcohol are just a few of the kinds of cases where James has secured dismissals.

Callaghan & Callaghan can help either minimize or eliminate the allegations made by the police. We employ every avenue of defense to ensure that our clients’ rights are protected. We know that any arrest can be a traumatic and stressful situation. We strategize with our clients to secure the best possible results.

Arrested in Newport? Rely on the expertise and experience of Callaghan & Callaghan. Call today for a free consultation (401) 294-4555.