Rhode Island Superior Court Associate Justice

Melanie Wilk Thunberg

Associate Justice

Contact Information
  • Frank Licht Judicial Complex, 250 Benefit St., Providence, RI, 02903
  • Office Phone: (401)222-3250
  • TTY: 711
General Background
  • High School: Bishop Feehan High School, 1969
  • College: Trinity University, BA, 1973
  • Graduate School: Suffolk University School of Law, JD, 1978
Public Service Information
  • Appointed by: Governor Edward D. DiPrete
  • Term Length Service: Lifetime
  • Appointment Date: January 26, 1987
  • 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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