Providence Lawyer Michael Ursillo Appointed Warwick City Solicitor
Attorney Michael Ursillo Appointed As Warwick City Solicitor by Mayor Frank Picozzi
Michael Ursillo, a partner in the Providence law firm of Ursillo, Teitz & Ritch, has been appointed as the City Solicitor for the City of Warwick by newly elected Mayor Frank Picozzi for a two-year term.
With over 35 years of municipal law experience including representation of twelve Rhode Island cities and towns on all sides of the political aisle, Ursillo has successfully assisted municipalities navigate issues that include: labor contract negotiations and grievances; open meeting laws and public records requests; tax revaluations and appeals; code violations and other vital municipal issues.
“I am known for getting to the heart of legal matters to resolve disputes, build consensus and avoid unnecessary litigation,” said Ursillo. “I believe my in-depth understanding of the critical challenges facing municipalities will result in positive outcomes and efficiencies for the City of Warwick and its taxpayers.”
A resident of South Kingstown, Ursillo is admitted to practice law in Rhode Island. He is a graduate of Brown University (1978) and Boston University School of Law (1981). He is currently the probate judge for the Town of West Greenwich, a fellow of the Rhode Island Bar Foundation, and a member of the RI Supreme Court Board of Bar Examiners. He formerly served on the RI Supreme Court Character and Fitness committee. He served as the International President for the Sigma Chi Fraternity and was recently elected to its Foundation Board, which provides scholarships and educational programming to benefit undergraduates of Sigma Chi.
The law firm of Ursillo, Teitz & Ritch is a general practice firm, with concentrations in municipal and governmental law, banking and finance, real estate and land use, estate planning, business law, and litigation. The attorneys represents a wide range of clients throughout the region including Fortune 500 companies, businesses, developers, financial institutions, and individuals. www.UTRlaw.com