Jason Knight



Jason Knight is a licensed attorney in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He is also admitted to practice in the Rhode Island Federal District Court. He is a former Rhode Island State Prosecutor with years of experience litigating criminal cases.

Jason earned his law degree from Suffolk Law School in Boston, Massachusetts in 2005. Between 2006 and 2010, Jason served as a Special Assistant Attorney General with the Rhode Island Department of Attorney General. During that time, Jason prosecuted hundreds of cases involving all manner of criminal conduct such as DUI and breathalyzer refusals, domestic violence, narcotics possession and trafficking, weapons charges, sexual assaults, child molestations, and homicide. Jason has been in private practice since 2010 and represents the rights of individuals in the courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts daily.

Jason is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association and the Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is a contributing author of “A Practical Guide to DUI in Rhode Island” published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Jason also lectures other lawyers on criminal law matters, law and technology issues, and is a regular guest speaker at the Roger Williams Law School criminal defense clinic.

Before becoming a lawyer, Jason was an enlisted nuclear propulsion technician in the United States Navy. After the Navy, Jason earned his undergraduate degree from Emerson College in Boston and worked for years as a theatrical production manager in the city’s performing arts community.

Jason lives in Barrington, Rhode Island with his wife and two children. Jason is also a member of the 2010 class of Leadership Rhode Island.

Fees: Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
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Law Office of Jason Knight1 Turks Head Place
Suite 1440
Providence, RI, 02903

 

Office (401) 354-2255
Office (401) 865-6075

 

 

 

 

License
State Status Acquired Updated
MA Active 2005 07/31/2016
RI Authorized to practice law 2005 07/12/2016

Awards
Award name Grantor Date granted
Jurisprudence Award in Securities Regulation Suffolk Law School 2005
Jurisprudence Award in Professional Responsibility Suffolk Law School 2004
Best Oral Advocate Suffolk Law School 2003

Work experience
Title Company name Duration
Special Education Hearing Officer State of Rhode Island 2013 – Present
Owner The Law Office of Jason Knight 2010 – Present
Special Assistant Attorney General Rhode Island Department of Attorney General 2006 – 2010
Contract Attorney Ferruci Russo PC 2005 – 2006

Education
School name Major Degree Graduated
Suffolk University Law School Law JD – Juris Doctor 2005
Emerson College Theatre Production and Management Other – Bachelors 1998

Speaking engagements
Conference name Title Date
How to Persuade Juries and Judges How to Persuade Juries and Judges 2016
RI Bar Association Annual Meeting Virtual Office 2014
Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Meeting E Filing 2014
Rhode Island Bar Association Food for Thought Law and Technology 2012
Leadership Rhode Island Crime and Incarceration Day Crime and Incarceration 2011
First Domestic Violence Case Domestic Violence 2011

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