Mr. Sowa uses over a decade of experience as a trial lawyer to represent individuals and businesses in general areas of civil litigation including: personal/catastrophic injury, wrongful death, employment, education, discrimination, insurance, contract, and otherwise. Mr. Sowa has successfully represented clients in civil jury trials in both state and federal court, in addition to achieving favorable results before a variety of administrative bodies, including the Commissioner of Education, the Department of Labor & Training, and Department of Children, Youth & Families. He has also achieved success for his clients through Alternative Dispute Resolution processes and has resolved many civil actions without the necessity of a trial.
Mr. Sowa is admitted to practice law before all Rhode Island Trial Courts, Rhode Island Supreme Court, and United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. He also enjoys the privilege of admission before the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Mr. Sowa obtained his Bachelor of Arts from Boston College in 1994 and his Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law in 1997. Mr. Sowa is a member of the Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association and recently served on the Roger Williams University School of Law Alumni Board of Directors. He currently resides in Tiverton, Rhode Island with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children, Benjamin, Brendan, and Brooke.
Forest v. Pawtucket Police Dept., 290 F. Supp. 2d 215 (RI 2003);
Adams v. Town of Burrillville, 249 F. Supp. 2d 151 (RI 2003);
Martone v. Johnston School Committee, 824 A.2d 426 (RI 2003);
American Commerce Insurance Company v. Sebastian N. Porto, et al, 811 A2d 1185 (RI 2002);
George Saber v. Dan Angelone Chevrolet, Inc.; 811 A2d 644 (RI 2002);
Chhay H. Kong v. Kenneth Kuncio & Nancy Kuncio, 754 A2d 103 (RI 2000);
Donald Travers v. Pedro G. Vaz, et al, 714 A2d 603 (RI 1998).