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Not Guilty - Felony OUI/DUI

After a two-day long jury trial with five witnesses, the jury found David's client not guilty of felony OUI. David's client was facing a mandatory jail sentence which the prosecution would not let up on. Instead, David's client walked out of court a free man after being found not guilty.

Great Guy, Great Lawyer

“In person David is a great, personable guy. In the courtroom he is a savage: poised and cunning. The verdict was not guilty, and I have David Ellison to thank for that. He is empathetic, approachable, and very intelligent. Great guy, Great Lawyer.” –Jimmy

Not Guilty - Threats to Murder

After a two-day long jury trial, the jury found David's client not guilty and acquitted him of all charges. David's client was charged with threatening to murder. The prosecution wanted David's client to serve a jail sentence, instead his client was found not guilty.

He Proved My Innocence

“The best lawyer ever. David was great. He helped prove my innocence and won my case. He also helped me with my insurance issue. I will always keep his number by my side. I would recommend him to anybody.” –Gisele

Selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers

David Ellison City of Providence

Attorney David Ellison has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2020 and 2019 in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts for Criminal Defense. Whether you have been charged with a crime or have been injured due to somebody else's negligence, Attorney Ellison can help. He loves to advocate for people and has built his practice on aggressive and honest legal representation. He understands the stress of being charged with a crime. If you are in need of criminal defense or personal injury legal representation, do not hesitate to contact Attorney David Ellison today

Our Top Priority is Our Clients

Attorney David Ellison is a criminal defense and personal injury lawyer who is licensed to practice law in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and the Federal District Court of Rhode Island. He has experience handling all ranges of criminal defense cases from misdemeanors to serious felonies. He has handled many personal injury cases for his clients and helped them get the compensation they deserve. He believes that his clients are people who deserve to have their day in court. His top priority is protecting his client's rights. He takes pride in fighting for his clients and treating his clients as human beings rather than another number in the system. 

Criminal Defense Lawyer

We have represented many clients with criminal charges from misdemeanors to felonies punishable by life in prison. We understand that your case, no matter how big or small, is likely the most important thing in your life.We have represented clients throughout all stages of a criminal defense case from arraignment through trial. If you have been charged with a crime, it is extremely important to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer to protect your rights. We are here to help with all criminal defense legal issues. 

Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury cases happen when a person becomes a victim of another person's negligence. We use our litigation experience to help get you the compensation you deserve. It can be compensation for past and future medical bills, lost income, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. An insurance company may be on the other side trying to pressure you to settle your case immediately. It is important to contact an attorney to help review your case. In personal injury cases, there is no fee unless we can collect compensation for you. We represent clients on a wide variety of personal injury areas: Car Accidents, Boating Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Slip & Fall, Premises Liability, and Dog Bites. 

Years of Service in the Community

David was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. He has a unique path of public service that led him to opening up his own law office. Prior to starting the Law Office of David Ellison, Attorney David Ellison represented hundreds of clients as a staff attorney for the Massachusetts Public Defender Division. While there, Attorney Ellison represented people on a wide range of cases from misdemeanors to charges punishable by life in prison.

David served as an Assistant City Solicitor in the City of Providence Law Department. While at the Providence Law Department, David handled many aspects of the law for the City of Providence including representing the City when they were sued for personal injury cases.  

Personalized Representation

We provide personalized representation based on your needs with your case. We will sit down with you and come up with a unique legal strategy for your case. We listen to what our clients needs are and represent them accordingly, whether it is going to trial, proving our client's innocence, clients having their day in court, getting a quick resolution, obtaining the best plea deal possible or avoiding the most collateral consequences.Don't waste any time, call us today if you are in need of a criminal defense or personal injury lawyer in Rhode Island or Massachusetts.

Affordable Pricing

We will build you a unique quote for your case depending on your circumstances and how you want him to handle your case. We offer payment plans. Do not hesitate to call.

Meet David

Attorney David Ellison is extremely passionate about being a lawyer. He believes in treating his clients as if they are friends and family rather than just another client. David became a lawyer because he loves to advocate for people. He has developed a wealth of experience over the years, including when he started his career as a public defender representing hundreds of people accused of crimes from misdemeanors to felonies punishable by life in prison. He also worked in the Providence Law Department where he defended the City in many personal injury lawsuits including car accidents and slip and falls. When you hire Attorney David Ellison for your criminal case, you can be assured that you have an aggressive, honest and experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side. If you have been charged with a crime, do not take any chances, contact Attorney David Ellison to handle your case.

Advocating For You

When you hire Attorney David Ellison, not only are you getting a skilled, experienced, and aggressive lawyer in your corner, but you're getting a lawyer who understands the importance of empathy, honesty, and trustworthiness. Attorney Ellison is a lawyer who loves to advocate for you.