Paul S. Cantor, Esq. (Providence, Rhode Island)
Paul S. Cantor, Esq. (Providence, Rhode Island)

Paul S. Cantor, Esq.

AV Preeminent

Licensed for 39 years

Serving Providence, RI (view address)

Paul S. Cantor, Esq.

Serving Providence, RI (view address)

About Paul S. Cantor, Esq.

Former Managing Trial Attorney, CNA Staff Counsel Office, Boston; Court Approved Arbitrator, RI Superior Court.
Paul S. Cantor

Areas of Law

  • Trial Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Civil Litigation
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Slip and Fall

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Admission Details

Admitted in 1988, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
1998, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
1980, Massachusetts
1984, Rhode Island

Law School Attended
Boston University

Class of 1980

Boston University
Class of 1981
in Taxation

University Attended

Brandeis University
Class of 1973

Birth Information

Born in 1951
New York, N.Y., October 26, 1951

Associations & Memberships
Rhode Island Bar Association
Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association.
Representative Cases

1. Kurczy v. St. Joseph Veterans Ass'n, Inc., 713 A.2d 766 (R.I. 1998)

Landmark case on issue of proximate cause

2. Malinowski v. United Parcel Service, Inc., 727 A.2d 194 (R.I. 1999)

Significant extension of Rhode Island negligence law regarding duty of care owed minors

3. Emerson v. Magendantz, 689 A.2d 409 (R.I. 1997)

Case of first impression in Rhode Island, establishing cause of action for wrongful birth and corresponding measure of damages

4. Terry v. Central Auto Radiators, Inc., 732 A.2d 713 (R.I. 1999)

Expansion of Rhode island negligence law regarding duties of landowners

5. Owens v. Payless Cashways, Inc., 670 A.2d 1240 (R.I. 1996)

Clarification of expert testimony standard

6. Hyde v. Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence, 139 A.3d 452 (R.I. 2016)

7. Walker v. Prignano, 850 A.2d 954 (R.I. 2004)

8. Michalopoulos v. C & D Restaurant, Inc., 847 A.2d 294 (R.I. 2004)

9. Cain v. Johnson, 755 A.2d 156 (R.I. 2000)

10. Gallucci v. Humbryd, 709 A.2d 1059 (R.I. 1998)

11. Ogunsuada v. General Acc. Ins. Co. of America, 695 A.2d 996 (R.I. 1997)

12. Employers Mut. Cas. Co. v. Martin, 671 A.2d 798 (R.I. 1996)

13. Mello v. DaLomba, 798 A.2d 405 (R.I. 2002)

14. Imbruglio v. Portsmouth IGA, Inc., 747 A.2d 1011 (R.I. 2000)

15. Spratt v. Forbes, 705 A.2d 991 (R.I. 1997)

16. Taglione v. Mete, 685 A.2d 277 (R.I. 1996)

17. DeFusco v. Todesca Forte, Inc., 683 A.2d 363 (R.I. 1996)

18. Rivera v. Moio, 678 A.2d 1252 (R.I. 1996)

19. Manzo v. AMICA Mut. Ins. Co., 666 A.2d 417 (R.I. 1995)

20. Resmini v. Kilduff Builders, 661 A.2d 964 (R.I. 1995)

21. DiQuinzio v. Panciera Lease Co., Inc., 612 A.2d 40 (R.I. 1992)

22. DiQuinzio v. Panciera Lease Co., Inc., 641 A.2d 50 (R.I. 1994)

23. Dellagrotta v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 639 A.2d 980 (R.I. 1994)

24. Senn v. MacDougall, 639 A.2d 494 (R.I. 1994)

25. Palumbo v. Yeaw, 636 A.2d 708 (R.I. 1994)

26. Blessing v. Town of South Kingstown, 626 A.2d 204 (R.I. 1993)

27. Hareld v. Napolitano, 615 A.2d 1015 (R.I. 1992)

28. Labedz v. State, 919 A.2d 415 (R.I. 2007)

29. Malinowski v. United Parcel Service, Inc., 792 A.2d 50 (R.I. 2002)

Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Paul S. Cantor, Esq. was admitted in 1980 to the state of Massachusetts.
Is this attorney admitted to the bar in more than one state?
Yes, Paul S. Cantor, Esq. is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Is this attorney admitted to practice in any U.S. Federal Courts?
Paul S. Cantor, Esq. is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Paul S. Cantor, Esq. has a 5.0 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Paul S. Cantor, Esq. attended Boston University and Boston University.


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