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Jason P. Knight

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Providence, RI

The Law Office of Jason Knight
One Turks Head Place, Suite 1440
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-865-6075
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Rhode Island Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Attorney Profile

Jason P. Knight is a criminal defense attorney in Providence, Rhode Island, with over 15 years of legal experience. The founder of The Law Office of Jason Knight, he represents clients throughout the Providence area in criminal matters involving DUI/DWI, white collar crimes and other misdemeanors and felonies.

Mr. Knight received a bachelor’s degree from Emerson College and earned his law degree from Suffolk University Law School. He is licensed to practice law before the state courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. 

Recognized for his knowledge and insight, Mr. Knight is a contributing author to a DUI guide published through Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. He is a guest lecturer at the Roger Williams University Criminal Defense Clinic and regularly speaks on criminal law topics at legal education events.

Additionally, Mr. Knight is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association and is a graduate of Leadership Rhode Island. Outside of his law practice, he is involved in the Rhode Island House of Representatives, serving as Representative for District 67 and on the House Judiciary Committee.

Prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Knight worked with the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General as a Special Assistant Attorney General. This role allowed him to develop his litigation skills and gain familiarity and understanding of how prosecutors approach their cases. This background allows him to provide the best possible representation when defending his clients against criminal charges.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

About Jason P. Knight

First Admitted: 2005, Rhode Island

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Contributing Author of "A Practical Guide to DUI in Rhode Island" published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
  • Guest Speaker at the Roger Williams Law School criminal defense clinic

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Rhode Island
  • Rhode Island House of Representatives, Member
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts

Educational Background

  • Emerson College, B.F.A.
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Office Location for Jason P. Knight

One Turks Head Place
Suite 1440
Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-865-6075

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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