Rhode Island Superior Court Associate Justice

R. David Cruise

Associate Justice

Biographical
Contact Information
  • Frank Licht Judicial Complex, 250 Benefit St., Providence, RI, 02903
  • Office Phone: (401)222-3250
  • TTY: 711
General Background
  • High School: Cumberland High School, 1975
  • College: Providence College, 1979
  • Graduate School: Suffolk University Law School, 1991
Public Service Information
  • Appointed by: Governor Gina M. Raimondo
  • Term Length Service: Lifetime
  • Appointment Date: February 12, 2021
Description
  • 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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