Peter Brent Regan, Esq.
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Sayer Regan & Thayer LLP
130 Bellevue Avenue, Unit 2
Newport, RI 02840
401-849-3040 Ext. 215
As chair of the Litigation Department, Peter maintains an active and diverse civil trial practice, representing clients across the country in cases involving commercial litigation, personal injury and admiralty. In 1986, Peter became Rhode Island’s youngest judge when he was appointed to the Probate Court. A former prosecutor, he has taught at the Rhode Island State Police Academy and has written and lectured on numerous trial issues.
Areas of Law: Civil and Criminal Litigation, Zoning, Personal Injury, Admiralty & Maritime Law
Boston College (B.A.) 1982
Boston College Law School (J.D.) 1985
Professional Honors & Activities:
Newport County, Rhode Island and American (Member, Section on Litigation) Bar associations, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member, Section on Admiralty Law) and The Maritime Law Association of the United States; Municipal Court Judge (1994-2004, 2006 -present), Probate Judge (1986-1994), Assistant Town Solicitor (1988-1994), and Criminal Prosecutor (1990-1994) for the Town of Middletown, Rhode Island.
Presentations & Speeches:
"Rhode Island Judiciary Conference on Drunk Driving Laws", 1994; "Admiralty Law for the General Practitioner", Rhode Island Bar Association, 1996; "Maritime Torts", Rhode Island Bar Association, 1996; "Evictions and Landlord/Tenant Law in Rhode Island", National Business Institute (NBI), 1999; "Rhode Island Boundary Law", NBI, 2004; "Boundary Disputes", NBI, 2006; "Real Estate Litigation In Rhode Island", NBI, 2007.
Co-Author, "Admiralty Law for the General Practitioner", Rhode Island Bar Associaiton, 1996
Rhode Island Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
United States Supreme Court
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