Rhode Island Superior Court Presiding Justice

Alice Bridget Gibney

Presiding Justice

Contact Information
  • Frank Licht Judicial Complex, 250 Benefit St., Providence, RI, 02903
  • Office Phone: (401)222-3215
  • TTY: 711
General Background
  • High School: John F. Deering High School, 1965
  • College: Rhode Island College, BA, 1969; LLD, 1986
  • Graduate School: Catholic University of America, JD, 1972; Roger Williams University School of Law, LLD, 2013
  • Previous Occupations: Attorney
Public Service Information
  • Appointed by: Governor Donald L. Carcieri
  • Term Length Service: Lifetime
  • Appointment Date: September 3, 2009
  • The Superior Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction. It has original jurisdiction over all civil actions at law involving title interest in real estate except landlord and tenant actions, equity proceedings, and all other matters involving claims in excess of $10,000. The Superior Court has original jurisdiction over all crimes and offenses, both felonies and misdemeanors, except as otherwise provided by law.

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