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Shoplifting Charges Dismissed in Providence District Court on April 25th, 2023

April 2023


Attorney Kensley Barrett of the Marin and Barrett Law Firm successfully defended a case involving a local college student charged with shoplifting at the Providence Place Mall. After being retained, our team immediately obtained a copy of the police report and our client's transcripts and resume from their college.

Our attorney provided a copy of our client's college transcripts and resume to the Providence Police Inspector and negotiated a dismissal in exchange for a voluntary monetary contribution to the Victim of Crimes Indemnification Fund (VCIF). At the client's arraignment, the case was dismissed by the Providence Prosecution, and the client avoided a potential misdemeanor conviction.

CASE RESULTS: SHOPLIFTING CHARGES DISMISSED in the Providence District Court on April 25th, 2023

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

Court: Providence District Court

Kensley Barrett

Attorney Kensley Barrett is a skilled criminal defense lawyer with a proven track record in handling a wide range of cases in Rhode Island. Known for his strong background in trial advocacy and negotiation, Barrett is dedicated to providing personalized and effective representation for his clients. Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and with a 10.0 "Superb" rating on Avvo, he consistently achieves successful outcomes, including acquittals, dismissals, and reduced charges.

Attorney Marin Named A SuperLawyer for Ten Consecutive Years 2014-2023

Attorney Matthew Marin has been named a Rhode Island SuperLawyer for 10 consecutive years from 2014 thru 2023. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Rhode Island are selected by the Research Team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers selects lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their practice area.

Rhode Island Members of the National College for DUI Defense

Attorneys Matthew Marin and Kensley Barrett are both Rhode Island General Members of the National College for DUI Defense. Members represent some of the most experienced and cutting edge DUI defense attorney's throughout the Country. Nationwide, DUI laws are extremely complex and constantly changing and the College facilitates the exchange of innovative defenses throughout the Country.