James J. Lepore, Partner

James J. Lepore is a partner at Coia & Lepore, Ltd. and focuses his practice in the area of criminal law. He has criminal litigation experience and has been involved in many high profile criminal defense cases. He is a graduate of Classical High School, University of Rhode Island and New England School of Law. He has been a member of the R.I. Bar Association for nearly 40 years. He is a member of the American Bar Association, R.I. Trial Lawyers Association, Justinian Law Society, as well as many other community organizations. He currently is the Chairman of the R.I. Supreme Court Disciplinary Counsel for lawyers. Mr. Lepore formerly served on the R.I. Commission on Judicial Tenure and Discipline of Judges.

Areas of Practice
  • Criminal Defense
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Drug Possession / Distribution / Trafficking
  • Misdemeanor Crimes
  • Racketeering or RICO
  • Traffic Violations and Offenses
  • Violent Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
Honors and Awards
  • Distingushed, Martindale Hubbell
  • Avvo, Top Rated Attorney
Admitted to Practice
  • Admitted to Rhode Island


Associations & Committees
  • American Bar Association
  • R.I. Bar Association
  • R.I. Trial Lawyers Association
  • Justinian Law Society
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Commission on Judicial Tenure and Discipline
  • Chairman, R.I. Supreme Court Disciplinary Counsel

Attorney James Lepore is a top rated Rhode Island trial and criminal defense lawyer. If you have questions regarding a legal matter, we invite you to contact our law firm and speak with an experienced attorney.

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