Serving Rhode Island And Massachusetts Since 1984
Anthony R. Mignanelli

Anthony R. Mignanelli

  • Principal

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Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning for taxable and non-taxable estates
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Probate Administration
  • Estate Settlement
  • Trust Administration
  • Charitable Giving
  • How to claim MA lottery winnings anonymously
Rated By Super Lawyers
5 Stars | Three Best Rated

Anthony R. Mignanelli is now listed as one of the Top 3 Estate planning lawyers in Providence.

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Bar Admission

  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1980
  • Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island
    • B.S. - 1973
    • Major: Business Administration

Published Works

  • Co-Author, Estate Planning and Administration for the Small Estate 1996, Rhode Island Bar Association Publication #96-12
  • Co-Author, Basic Drafting of Living Trusts in Rhode Island 1988, 1991 National Business Institute, Inc. Eau Claire, WI
  • Author, How Rhode Island Dealt With the Change in the State Death Tax Credit 2001, Rhode Island Bar Journal

Representative Cases

  • Chenot v. Bordeleau, Rhode Island Supreme Court
  • Pezza v. Pezza, Rhode Island Supreme Court

Classes & Seminars

  • Lecturer, Estate Planning and Estate Settlement Issues

Professional Associations

  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Probate and Trust Committee
  • Virginia State Bar
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island
  • Salvation Army Advisory Board, Advisory Board Member
  • Estate Planning Council
  • University Club
  • Providence Art Club


  • Mr. Mignanelli was voted one of the top four estate planning attorneys in a survey of the fifty best lawyers in Rhode Island published by Rhode Island Monthly in February 1998.
  • Mr. Mignanelli received the Rhode Island Bar Associations Dorothy Lohmann Community Service Award in May 2002, in recognition of his service to The Salvation Army, The Blackstone Valley Arc and The Fogarty Center Arc
  • Mr. Mignanelli was awarded the Professional Excellence in Law as published by Rhode Island Monthly in June 2022.