Accardo Law Offices

311 Angell Street

Providence, RI 02906

Phone: (401) 421-5100 FAX: (401) 621-8885
Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Areas of Practice

Title Services

Legal services related to commercial and residential title examination.  Finding and resolving issues through examination.  Drafting and negotiating title insurance policies.  Discharging liens and mortgages, which include the states of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York.

Commercial Transactions

Representing lenders and borrowers with extensive experience in acquisition financing.  SBA and other government secured lending.  Construction loans. Secured and unsecured lending.  Foreclosure and loan workouts.

Residential Closings

Legal Services related to title, construction, leasing and sale. Representing owners, lenders and buyers in real estate closings. Closings can also be conducted in Spanish and Portuguese.

Business & Corporate

Business formation, joint ventures, acquisition and sale.  Contract drafting.  Review and negotiation.  Annual filings.

Foreclosures

Examination of title to insure free and clear status.  Provide legal solutions to problems associated with foreclosure and repossession.

Landlord / Tenant Issues & Evictions

Lease development and review for landlords and tenants.  Evictions for nonpayment of rent and for reasons other than nonpayment of rent.

Wills, Trusts and Probate

Estate Planning and administration.

SBA Transactions

Representing lenders and borrowers regarding all SBA Loan Programs including Sections 7a and 504. SBA loan workouts and liquidation. Submission of liquidated loans to SBA for guaranty purchase.

Receiverships

Representing debtors and creditors in receivership proceedings.

*The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers in the general practice of law. The Court does not license or certify any lawyer as an expert or specialist in any field of practice

Leonard Accardo, Jr. – Attorney

Leonard Accardo, Jr.

Admitted to Bar:

1980, Rhode Island

1980, U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Education:

LaSalle Academy (1967)

Nichols College (B.B.A., 1971)

University of Bridgeport School of Law (J.D., 1980)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Providence Performing Arts Center: 15 year member Theatre's Friend Committee
  • Alpine Country Club Board of Directors
  • R.I. Chapter St. Thomas Moore Society Founding Board Member
  • R.I. Bar Debtor / Creditor Committee
  • Court Appointed Receiver

Practice Areas:

  • Representation of Lenders and Borrowers in various commercial transactions
  • Documentation for all SBA Loan Programs
  • Representation of Debtors and Creditors in various loan work-out matters
  • Representation of Debtors and Creditors in Receivership Proceedings
  • Formation of business entities in conjunction with Accountants and Financial Consultants
  • Negotiation and preparation of Commercial Leases
  • Business Asset Acquisitions

Email: lajr@accardolaw.com

Ericka L. Levesque – Attorney

Ericka L. Levesque

Admitted to Bar:

2004, Rhode Island

2004, Massachusetts

2009, U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Education:

Cranston High School West (1997)

Rhode Island College (B.A., 2001)

New England School of Law (J.D., 2004)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts

Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Commercial and Residential Evictions
  • Representation of Debtors and Creditors in Receivership Proceedings
  • Wills, Trusts and Probate
  • Collection Matters
  • SBA Guaranty Purchase Packages
  • Formation of business entities in conjunction with Accountants and Financial Consultants
  • Civil Litigation
  • Representation of Creditors in Bankruptcy Proceedings

Email: ell@accardolaw.com

Ralph J. Libsohn – Attorney

Ralph J. Libsohn (of counsel)

Admitted to Bar:

1980, New York

Education:

De Witt Clinton High School (1964)

Long Island University (B.A., 1970)

St. John's University School of Law (Law Review, 1979)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • New York Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Former Vice President, General Counsel of Triangle Wire and Cable, Inc.
  • Former Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel of Cybersettle.com

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial and Residential Title Services
  • Software, Technology and Internet Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Preferred abstractor various title insurance companies
Suzanne Accardo – Closing Officer

Suzanne Accardo

Real Estate Title and Closing Officer

Education:

Bryant University (1970)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • R. I. Association of Realtors
  • R. I. Mortgage Bankers Association
  • New England Land Title Association
  • Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

Professional Areas:

  • Business Development
  • Title Examination
  • Title Clearance
  • Real Estate Closings
  • Recording Services
  • Notary Services

Email: suzanne@accardolaw.com

Support Staff

Support Staff

Kristen Cascella

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

Email: kmc@accardolaw.com

Collette Hardy

Residential Real Estate Paralegal

Email: clh@accardolaw.com

Cassandra Sciotti

Paralegal

Email: cms@accardolaw.com

Sara Fernandes

Bookkeeper

Email: sf1@accardolaw.com

Directions

From Route 95 North or South

  • Take Route 195 East to Exit 2
  • Turn left onto India Street
  • Turn right onto Gano Street
  • Proceed through 3 traffic lights (approximately .8 mile) to intersection with Angell Street
  • Turn left onto Angell Street and proceed approximately .25 mile
  • 311 Angell Street on left

From Kennedy Plaza:

  • Continue Northeast across Memorial Boulevard.
  • Bear right onto Waterman Street at RISD.
  • Travel through 4 sets of lights until Governor Street.
  • Turn left on Governor and another left onto Angell Street, our offices are on the left.

Free parking available on premises.