Patrick C. Lynch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Providence, RI

Lynch & Pine
 | 1 Park Row, 5th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-274-3306
Fax: 401-274-3326
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009, 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

A personal injury attorney with Lynch & Pine, Patrick C. Lynch represents clients in Rhode Island. A former attorney general of the state of Rhode Island and state prosecutor, he was extensively involved in reducing juvenile crime, affording consumers extra protection and advancing the rights of victims all across the state. Currently, he handles cases of criminal law and personal injury and for the last 15 years, the New England Association of Drug Court Professionals has given him the President’s Award.

For five years, he worked as a special assistant attorney general and led prosecution of gang-related offenses in the state. During this time, Mr. Lynch also learned about every level of the criminal justice system in Rhode Island as he prosecuted cases. His passion truly shows in creating protections for youth and safeguarding technology.

Mr. Lynch is a member of the Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Rhode Island Bar Association. At Brown University, he graduated with a major in both political science and economics before attending Queens University School of Law in Ireland and ultimately earning his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School in Boston in 1992.

Admitted to practice in the state of Rhode Island and before the United States Supreme Court, Mr. Lynch has championed civil liberties throughout his career. In 2005, he established an elder abuse unit and a civil rights Advocate within the attorney general’s department. For his extensive and strong leadership skills, he was inducted in 2008 as the president of the National Association of Attorneys General

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (80%)

Personal Injury - General (20%)


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Super Lawyers: 2009, 2016 - 2019

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About Patrick Lynch

Admitted: 1992, Rhode Island

Professional Webpage:


  • President's Award, New England Association of Drug Court Professionals , 2004 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court, 1992
  • National Association of Attorneys General's (NAAG) 2008 Summer Meeting in Rhode Island that Lynch was inducted as President of NAAG
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
  • Rhode Island, 1992
  • Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Rhode Island Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Queens University School of Law, Belfast, Ireland
  • Brown University, Major: Economics, Major: Political Science
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Office Location for Patrick C. Lynch

1 Park Row
5th Floor
Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-274-3306

Fax: 401-274-3326

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Last Updated: 7/30/2019

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