Frank R. Saccoccio, Esquire, Partner at Comerford & Saccoccio 928 Atwood Avenue, Johnston, Rhode Island 02919, Tel: (401) 944-1600 or Fax: (401) 942-8921
Roger Williams University School of Law, in Bristol, Rhode Island – Juris Doctor awarded May 1998
Admitted to the Bar of the State of Rhode Island in November 1998 – Admitted to the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in June 1999 -Admitted to the Bar of the U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island in April 1999
Activities: Adelphia Law Review Editor 1997-1998
Rhode Island College, in Providence Rhode Island – Bachelor of Political Science awarded May 1994 – Major: Political Science – Graduated with honors
Judicial Clerkship: Sixth Judicial Division with Judge Perralgia – 1992
Attorney – General Practice since November 1998 – present, Office in Johnston, Rhode Island
General Practice representing and counseling individuals and business clients in the areas of corporate, employment, contract, personal injury, criminal, administrative, landlord tenant, and family law.
Town of Johnston – Assistant Town Solicitor, Assistant Legal Counsel from 2009 to 2018. Responsible for prosecuting Johnston Police Criminal Complaints in the Rhode Island District Court. Prosecuting trial matters before the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal. Legal counsel to the Mayor for the Town of Johnston, Legal Counsel for the Johnston Democratic Town Committee, Assistant Counsel for the Town of Johnston Administrative Departments, and for the Johnston Police Department.
City of Pawtucket – Assistant City Solicitor, Assistant Legal Counsel from 2019 to Present. Prosecuting Criminal Matters for the Pawtucket Police Department.
Bail Commissioner / Justice of the Peace for 3rd Judicial Division District Court from 2017 to the Present. Responsible for performing after hours Judicial Arraignments for prisoners at both local Police Departments and the State Police Barracks. Review criminal history of the defendant, assign an appropriate bail, either personal or surety bail. Receive cash bail, surety bail amounts and warrant amounts. Evaluate and execute requests for Warrants. Issue Protective Orders in Domestic Cases.
City of Cranston – Municipal Court Judge from 2017 to Present. Associate Municipal Court Judge presiding over City of Cranston traffic tickets, minimum housing violations, parking violations and trials.
Rhode Island Public Defender’s Office – Attorney Rule 9 – January – May 1998 – Represented low income and indigent individuals regarding misdemeanor criminal matters, Research current case law regarding criminal charges and statutes, drafted suppressions motions and memos, Interview clients and developed witness statements.
Attorney – Jon Jay Associates / Talx Corporation – October 1999 – Present – Unemployment Hearings Attorney – Represent and counsel employers regarding Rhode Island and Massachusetts Employment Security Act.
Attorney – Barnett Associates – August 2007 – Present – Unemployment Hearings Attorney – Represent and counsel employers regarding Rhode Island and Massachusetts Employment Security Act.
Rhode Island, 1998
U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1999
Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island – J.D. – 1998
Law Review: Adelphia Law Review, Editor, 1997 – 1998
Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island – B.A. 1994
Professional Associations and Memberships
Rhode Island Environmental Lead Technician, Technician, 1995 – 2011
ST. ROCCO CHURCH – Atwood Avenue in Johnston. Faith – Roman Catholic. St. Rocco parishioner for entire life. Mass Usher from 2015 to present.
RHODE ISLAND KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, member from 2000 to present
RHODE ISLAND FREEMASON – ROGER WILLIAMS LODGE #32 from 2011 to present. Member of the Rhode Island Masonic Lodge, Roger Williams #32 in East Providence. Thirty-Second Degree Freemason and presently Secretary of the Roger Williams Lodge.
CLUBS AND ASSOCIATIONS: Member of Highland Rod and Gun Club in Foster Rhode Island, Member of Tri-Town Rod and Gun Club in Foster Rhode Island, Member of Massasoit Gun Club in East Providence Rhode Island, Member of Pine Tree Rod and Gun Club in Foster Rhode Island and Federated Sportsman’s Association Delegate for Highland Rod and Gun Club