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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 three years in a row from 2019-2021 in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts for Criminal Defense. Whether you have been charged with a crime, been issued a traffic citation or need help with your suspended license, Attorney Ellison can help. He loves to advocate for people and has built his practice on aggressive, compassionate and honest legal representation. He understands the stress of being charged with a crime. If you are in need of legal representation in Rhode Island or Massachusetts, do not hesitate to contact Attorney David Ellison today

Our Top Priority is Our Clients

Attorney David Ellison is a criminal defense 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 takes pride in his work, and he will represent you with compassion and professionalism. He believes that you are a person who deserves to have your day in court. His top priority is protecting your rights. He will take pride in fighting for you and treating you as human being 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 represent clients on criminal charges in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. 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. 

Motor Vehicle Offense Lawyer

We represent many clients on DUI's in Rhode Island, OUI's in Massachusetts, traffic tickets in Rhode Island, traffic tickets in Massachusetts, and license suspension issues with the DMV in Rhode Island and RMV in Massachusetts. If you are charged with a motor vehicle offense, you can potentially lose your license. We understand that your driver's license can be your livelihood. If you have been charged with a motor vehicle offense that could put your liberty or ability to drive at risk, do not hesitate to contact an experienced motor vehicle offense lawyer for legal representation. We are here to help with all legal issues from motor vehicle offenses. 

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. Since then David opened the Law Office of David Ellison where he continues to serve the legal needs of his clients. 

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 you need and represent your needs accordingly, whether it is going to trial, proving your innocence, having your 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 legal representation 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. You can request a payment plan from us, and we will try to work with you. 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 representing people on all sorts of crimes from misdemeanors to felonies punishable by life in prison. He strives to represent his clients with compassion and professionalism. He will make sure to be responsive to all of your questions and thoughts surrounding your case. When you hire Attorney David Ellison for your legal matter, you can be assured that you have an aggressive, honest and experienced lawyer on your side. If you have been charged with a crime, cited with a traffic offense or have a suspended license, do not take any chances, contact Attorney David Ellison to handle your case.

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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.