Areas of Specialty

BioImageRI Attorney Craig V. Montecalvo strives to provide professional, efficient, and responsive legal services to clients in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. With a breadth of legal expertise in both criminal and civil litigation, Attorney Montecalvo is uniquely situated to represent and advise clients on a wide range of legal matters.

Attorney Craig V. Montecalvo specializes in jury trial litigation and has achieved a well documented record of success as a trial attorney in complex cases. Attorney Montecalvo skillfully presents sophisticated criminal and civil cases to juries in the Rhode Island Superior Court.  Attorney Montecalvo utilizes his extensive jury trial experience on behalf of each client to achieve success at every stage of their case. With a practice characterized by thorough and diligent preparation, Attorney Montecalvo provides superior representation to clients in the Traffic, District, Family, and Superior Courts.

Criminal Law Practice Areas

Attorney Craig V. Montecalvo specializes in providing the highest quality legal advice and support to criminal defense clients. Attorney Montecalvo expertly handles all matters of criminal defense including arraignments, expungements, bail hearings, pretrial services, trials, post-conviction relief petitions, and appeals. Attorney Montecalvo has extensive experience with all criminal offenses, including:

  • Murder
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Capital Offenses
  • Arson
  • Cocaine Crimes
  • Assault
  • Family Court


  • Manslaughter
  • Driving under the Influence Death Resulting
  • Robbery
  • Breaking and Entering
  • Delivery of Controlled Substances
  • Sexual Assault and Child Molestation
  • Neglect
  • Homicide
  • DUI Refusals
  • Burglary
  • Drug Offenses
  • Domestic Violence
  • Traffic Violations

Civil Law Practice Areas

Attorney Craig V. Montecalvo specializes in providing practical, innovative, and economic solutions to business clients. Attorney Montecalvo assists clients with a wide range of commercial matters including the negotiation of leases and contracts, business formation, licensing, and employment law issues. With an educational background in business, and as an adjunct professor of Business Law and Contracts at Providence College, Attorney Montecalvo brings a unique perspective and depth of expertise to the practice of business law. That perspective and expertise is utilized to provide personal and insightful legal advice to business clients.

Attorney Craig V. Montecalvo is available to assist clients with a wide variety of civil issues and concerns, including: Torts, Tort Liability, Civil Liability and Litigation, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Wrongful Death, Civil Restraining Orders, and Slip and Fall Cases. Attorney Montecalvo also counsels clients with Estate Planning, including the construction of Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Living Wills, Asset Transfers, and Probate Administration.

Attorney Craig V. Montecalvo also represents buyers and sellers in commercial and residential real estate transactions. Attorney Montecalvo negotiates on behalf of real estate clients, reviews and drafts purchase and sales agreements, and prepares closing documents including mortgages, notes, and all other documents necessary for successful real estate transactions. Informed by his business background, Attorney Montecalvo also counsels clients with respect to real estate financing, leasing, zoning, and land use.