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Mary M. Lisi

U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
  • Rhode Island
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Summary

Born 1950 in Providence, RI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1994, to a seat vacated by Francis J. Boyle. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1994, and received commission on May 9, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2006-2013.

Education:
University of Rhode Island, B.A., 1972
Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Assistant public defender, Rhode Island Public Defender's Office, 1977-1981
Assistant child advocate, Office of the Child Advocate, State of Rhode Island, 1981-1982
Private practice, Providence, Rhode Island, 1981-1982
Director, Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, Rhode Island Family Court, 1982-1987
Deputy disciplinary counsel, Supreme Court of Rhode Island, 1988-1990
Chief disciplinary counsel, Supreme Court of Rhode Island, 1990-1994
Member, Select Commission to Investigate the Failure of Rhode Island Share and Deposit Indemnity Corporation, 1991-1992

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Rhode Island
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Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
- Current
Served as chief judge, 2006-2013.
Chief disciplinary counsel
Supreme Court of Rhode Island
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Select Commission to Investigate the Failure of Rhode Island Share and Deposit Indemnity Corporation
Member
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Deputy disciplinary counsel
Supreme Court of Rhode Island
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Director
Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, Rhode Island Family Court
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Assistant child advocate
Office of the Child Advocate, State of Rhode Island
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Attorney
Private practice, Providence, Rhode Island
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Assistant public defender
Rhode Island Public Defender's Office
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Education
Temple University
J.D. (1977)
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University of Rhode Island
B.A. (1972)
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Professional Associations
Rhode Island State Bar
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, District of Rhode Island
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
Federal Building and Courthouse
One Exchange Terrace
Providence, RI 02903
Fax: (401) 752-7205