Rhode Island Superior Court Associate Justice

Stephen P. Nugent

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: La Salle Academy, 1965
  • College: Brown University, BA, 1969
  • Graduate School: Boston University School of Law, JD, 1973; Boston University School of Law, LLM, 1975
Public Service Information
  • Appointed by: Governor Lincoln C. Almond
  • Term Length Service: Lifetime
  • Appointment Date: April 28, 2000
  • 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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