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Christopher Adam D'Ovidio

Christopher Adam D'Ovidio

D'Ovidio Law
  • Environmental Law, Real Estate Law, Landlord Tenant ...
  • Rhode Island
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Christopher A. D'Ovidio, is the principal of D'Ovidio Law. His practice focuses on land use, zoning, environmental and property law, municipal and administrative law, corporate formation, wills and estates and general practice and litigation. He serves as General Counsel to Pawtuxet River Authority. In addition to his practice of law, he is a professor of land use law at Roger Williams University School of Law. Christopher was formerly assistant solicitor for the Town of New Shoreham, attorney for the Conservation Law Foundation and environmental scientist and engineering technician for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Christopher has served on various state and local boards, committees and commissions, addressing renewable energy, water allocation, affordable housing, water quality and land use and zoning matters. Christopher has been an invited lecturer in various forums, including, the 2010 through 2016 Rhode Island Bar Annual Meeting to present recent developments in environmental and land use legislation, regulations, polices and case law. With nearly 30 years of experience in the field of local, state and federal environmental, land use and zoning matter, Christopher offers a diverse and unique professional background to his clients.

Practice Areas
Environmental Law
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
Municipal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Land Use
  • Zoning Law
  • General Practice/Litigation
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Rhode Island
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1st Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Professor of Law - Land Use Law
Roger Williams University School of Law -(
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Golden Gate University School of Law
J.D. (2001) | Law
Honors: Environmental Law Award For Academic Excellence Public Interest Law Specialist Certificate – with distinction Environmental Law Specialist Certificate – with distinction Public Interest Law Foundation Justice & Equity Grant Environmental Law Summer Fellowship
Activities: National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition National Mock Trial Competition California State Bar Environmental Negotiation Competition Environmental Law Society, President
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Professional Associations
Rhode Island Bar Association
Environmental and Energy Law Committe
- Current
Activities: RI Bar Annual Meeting Lecture – Environmental & Land Use Legislative, Regulatory and Case Law Update, 2010 through 2015
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Rhode Island State Bar
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
469 Centerville Road
Suite 204
Warwick, RI 02886
Telephone: (401) 952-1494