Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal Administrative Magistrate

Joseph A. Abbate

Administrative Magistrate

Contact Information
  • RI
  • TTY: 711
General Background
  • College: Providence College, BS
  • Graduate School: Providence College, MBA; Suffolk University Law School, JD
Public Service Information
  • Appointed by: Chief Justice Paul A. Suttell
  • Term Length Service: 10 Years
  • Appointment Date: March 20, 2018
  • The judicial process of the Traffic Tribunal begins when a ticket is issued by law enforcement. This ticket is a legal document charging the litigant with a violation and a legal summons for his or her appearance at a hearing.

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