Fabisch Law, L.L.C. Managing Attorney, who also serves as the President and General Counsel for Rhode Island's Stephen Hopkins Center for Civil Rights, was quoted in this week's Providence Phoenix commenting on the historical origins of the arguments raised in the briefing of Rhode Island Governor Chafee's arguments before the United States First Circuit Court of Appeals in the Pleau Murder/Extradition case. The Hopkins Center had previously submitted a brief in the case arguing that the Governor's position should prevail, but because the Federal Government did not have the power to prosecute the case, not, as the Governor had argued, because of a historical "right to refuse" to extradite. A full copy of the Phoenix article is available Here.
Fabisch Law L.L.C. Attorney and Firm Administrator attend Federation for Children With Special Needs Visions of Community 2012 Conference
Today we will be at this year's Federation for Children With Special Needs Visions of Community Conference. Stop by our both and say hello! We are ready to discuss any and all matters relating to special needs planning, special needs trusts, special education advocacy, due process litigation, recent developments in special needs laws or any other topic that strikes your fancy.
Attorney Fabisch argues sex and race discrimination case against the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office, wins client's right to proceed.
Fabisch Law client Dawn Huntley, a Rhode Island Attorney who had previously spent time as a prosecutor in the attorney generals office, has been allowed to proceed with her racial and sexual discrimination case against the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office after a ruling by the Presiding Justice of the Rhode Island Superior Court. The Attorney General's office had sought to have the case dismissed on technical grounds because the plaintiff's old attorney had initially filed an action in the United States District Court but then failed to follow up on the matter which was ultimately dismissed. Huntley then sought out attorneys Matthew Fabisch and Nicholas Gelfuso to bring an action in the state courts. When the Attorney General's office then sought to dismiss the case based on the earlier federal court action, Attorney Fabisch argued that the earlier case was not an adjudication on the merits and that Huntley was entitled to her day in court. In November, the Court issued an opinion holding that Huntley's case could move forward. Full text of the court's opinion is available here.
The Fabisch Law, L.L.C. offices recently moved from their old location on Post Road in Warwick, to our new location at:
875 Centerville Road
Building 1, Suite 9
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
We are excited about the move and hope that it will enable us to continue to provide excellent service to our clients as we continue to expand.
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Matthew Fabisch is the Managing Attorney of Fabisch Law, L.L.C. and assists elderly clients and their children with a full range of elder law services including estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, business successions, Medicaid planning, disability planning, and tax planning.