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John C. Revens

  • Partner

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Martindale-Hubbell | AV Preeminent | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence 2020


As the firm’s founding partner, John has served the legal needs of Rhode Islanders since 1973.  Over those nearly five (5) decades, he has helped countless clients in areas such as business law, planning and zoning, land use and real estate, wills and trusts, and probate and estate, among others. 

In addition to serving his clients, John served the citizens of Rhode Island for more than forty (40) years as both a State Representative and a Member of the Rhode Island Senate.  His legal knowledge and ability to get things done led his peers to elect him to various leadership positions within the Legislature, including but not limited to, that of Senate President Pro Tempore, Senate Majority Leader, Senate Majority Whip, and Senate Judiciary Chairman.  He continues to utilize his experiences in both government and the legal field to best serve his clients.


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
  • Providence College
    • B.A.
  • Community College of Rhode Island
    • A.A.

Practice Areas:

  • Business Law
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Land Use and Real Estate
  • Criminal Defense
  • Probate and Estate
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Health Care Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Wills and Trusts

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • Kent County Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Senate
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Rhode Island House of Representatives