The attorneys at Coia & Lepore, Ltd. uphold the core principles and unwavering values established by our firm’s founders, Arthur A. Coia and Albert J. Lepore.


Arthur A. Coia, Esquire

Mr. Coia was a co-founder of Coia & Lepore, Ltd. He graduated from Providence College and Boston University Law School. He was a member of the R.I. Bar Association and concentrated his practice in the areas of Workers’ Compensation and Labor Law. He practiced law for over 35 years. He received numerous awards from Labor, Management and Community Organizations. He received the Samaritan of the Year Award from the Samaritans of Washington, DC which is a non-profit organization that befriends people in crisis. He also received the Italian American Labor Council Labor Representation Award.



Albert J. Lepore, Esquire (1941-2010)

Mr. Lepore was a co-founder of the Law Firm of Coia & Lepore, Ltd. He was a graduate of Pawtucket West High School, Providence College, and received his law degree from Suffolk University Law School. Albert had been a member of the R.I. Bar Association since 1966. He had a wealth of experience in the areas of domestic relations and criminal law. He was a member of the Bar of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. He was a member of the R.I. Trial Lawyers Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and was a member of the R.I. House of Representatives for 12 years. In addition to his responsibilities at Coia & Lepore, Ltd. he was involved in many community organizations.