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  • Three Years of Recognition from RI Monthly Magazine

    The team here at Desautel Law is honored to be recognized three years in a row by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine.  From all of us – thank you. We are passionate about environmental law and take pride in supporting our clients. The Professional Excellence Series from Rhode Island Monthly showcases the top professionals in a variety of fields, including law.…

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    Getting to Know the Staff: Kallie Longval

    Attorney Kallie Longval was admitted to the Rhode Island state bar in November 2019. Kallie graduated from Roger Williams University School of Law where she was a member of the Environmental Moot Court team and competed in the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition in 2018 and 2019. Learn more about this aspiring young attorney. We are proud to have…

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    Attorneys Andrescavage and Longval Published in the Rhode Island Bar Journal

    Attorneys Andrescavage and Longval wrote an article for publication in the Rhode Island Bar Journal’s May 2020 COVID-19 Issue. The article, COVID-19 and the Clean Water Act: A Look at the Liability and Damages of “Flushable” Wipes, addresses potential liability for individuals and municipalities for the flushing of “disposable” sanitary wipes, which can damage municipal sewer systems and/or onsite wastewater treatment…

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    Getting to Know the Staff: Nicole Andrescavage

    Attorney Nicole Andrescavage was admitted to practice in Massachusetts in November of 2019. A graduate of the Roger Williams University School of Law, Nicole’s interests led her to take courses in maritime and environmental law, and she was President of the law school’s Maritime Law Society. Learn more about this aspiring young attorney. We are proud to have her on…

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    Marisa Desautel Joins Southeast New England Program Network (SNEP)

    NEWPORT, R.I. — Marisa Desautel joined the Southeast New England Program Network (SNEP), an organization committed to building resilient ecosystems and connecting communities through action, collaboration and innovation. The guiding vision for SNEP is to form a collaborative network of partners utilizing mutually reinforcing strategies to deliver technical assistance and training to municipalities, organizations, and tribes, and creating improved norms…

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    Attorney Desautel Hopes to Bolster Animal Protections

    Attorney Desautel was featured in Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly in an article called “Environmental lawyer hopes to bolster animal protections.” The article focuses on her experience prosecuting violations of the Rhode Island Animal Care Act and on Attorney Desautel’s opinions concerning current enforcement mechanisms for animal care.

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