Audra Lynn Medeiros

Audra Lynn Medeiros

Associate
Location:
Providence, Rhode Island
Phone:
401-331-7272
Fax:
401-331-4404
Email:

Since joining the firm of Bengtson & Jestings, LLP in 2009, Audra has focused her practice of law primarily on the area of litigation defense in civil matters, including particularly product liability, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, insurance coverage, and general liability.  In connection with her practice, Audra has researched, written, and successfully argued a variety of dispositive motions in each county of Rhode Island’s Superior Courts, enabling clients to obtain the dismissal of all claims filed against them.  Audra has also developed and prepared successful motions decided by the Federal Court for the District of Rhode Island, and her practice of law includes appearances in the Rhode Island Supreme, Superior, District, Family and Workers’ Compensation Courts.  Audra also has experience in litigating real estate matters, including particularly researching the status of property titles across the State of Rhode Island and resolving title disputes. In another aspect of her practice, Audra is an Assistant Solicitor for the Town of Hopkinton and prosecutes a wide variety of misdemeanor charges, such as driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor, eluding police, reckless driving, and domestic assaults. As a part of this aspect of her practice, Audra has tried numerous criminal cases in the Rhode Island District Court.

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Insurance Defense
  • 25% Civil Litigation
  • 15% Criminal Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 2008
  • Massachusetts, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 2010

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2008
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 2005
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Criminal Justice and Mathematics

Past Employment Positions

  • Cambridge Savings Bank, Legal Assistant, 2006 - 2008
  • Medeiros Studios, Inc., Photographer, Manager, 2000 - 2005

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Alpha Chi