Former Fall River Mayor Will Not Pursue Mayoral Bid in 2017

Providence, RI (July 26th, 2017) – The Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini has added a new attorney, Sam Sutter, Esq., to their expanding team. An experienced and well-known practicing attorney since 1984, Mr. Sutter will be focusing on expanding the firm’s growing clientele in Bristol County. In accepting the position at the firm, Mr. Sutter has decided to forgo a run for Mayor of Fall River this November.

“I am pleased to have Mr. Sutter join our team,” says Ronald J. Resmini, Founder of the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, “His reputation speaks for itself and he will be an invaluable asset to our firm. In addition to his tremendous legal experience, Sam has always fought for what he believes in – this dedication will serve our clients well as he advocates on their behalf.”

Prior to joining the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini, Mr. Sutter spent the first 7 years of his in private practice on Cape Cod. In 1991, he went on to work as an assistant district attorney in the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office. He then received the Prosecutor of the Year award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving in 1992. He was promoted to Superior Court in 1995, where he spent 4 years handling major felony cases. During this time, he tried eighteen Superior Court cases to verdict and won sixteen of them. In 2006, Mr. Sutter was successfully elected Bristol County District Attorney, and was awarded the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Lawyer of the Year award.

Sutter is eager to put his decades of experience to work for the clients of Ronald J. Resmini, stating: “I went to law school to make a positive difference in people’s lives.  I knew that someday I would come back to practicing law.  This opportunity has come along at just the right time in my life.  I was looking for the right partnership and once I started talking to the Resmini’s I knew I had found the right team.”

Once elected District Attorney, Mr. Sutter served for a total of 8 years leading the Bristol County District Attorney’s office. He began his second term in 2010 and that same month became president of the Massachusetts District Attorney’s Association. After a special election in 2014, Sutter served as Mayor of Fall River for one year and returned to private practice in 2016 concentrating in personal injury. Mr. Sutter resides in Fall River with his wife, Dorothy.

About the Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini

The Law Offices of Ronald J. Resmini is a personal injury law firm serving all of Rhode Island and Massachusetts with offices in Providence, RI and Seekonk, MA. The firm celebrated 45 years of practicing law in 2015.  Mr. Resmini is nationally recognized for his expertise in uninsured motorist cases and has authored more than twenty RI Law Institute handbooks on Personal Injury Law, Product Liability, Trial and Settlement Practice, Domestic Relations and other litigation topics.

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