Edward John Mulligan has handled and tried many matters, including numerous jury trials on both the Criminal and Civil side before State and Federal Courts. He has appeared before administrative agencies and arbitration hearings, as well as filed and argued a substantial number of appeals.
Presently, Attorney Mulligan concentrates in civil and probate law. He has represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants in a wide range of cases, both jury and non-jury, in State and Federal courts, as well as in arbitrations and mediations. These cases have ranged from fender-benders to wrongful death cases; product liability cases and malpractice cases (medical, legal, and other professions); and land actions, from adverse possession to injunctions, mortgage foreclosures and tax takings, trespass and ejectment cases, and zoning matters (local to appellate).
Attorney Mulligan also has represented the employed in the Worker's Compensation courts in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He has handled Social Security hearings and appeals, administrative and arbitration hearings (including being an arbitrator for both parties), and has worked Jones Act and Admiralty cases. He also does tax cases, bankruptcy and receivership matters, civil rights cases ranging from police issues to employment matters (State and Federal courts), and insurance coverage and bad-faith insurance claims.
The attorney is also involved in a variety of probate matters, including guardianships and civil commitments, and will contests. He has undertaken mortgage foreclosure and title issues, construction cases, and has represented attorneys in disciplinary matters.
On the criminal side, Attorney Mulligan has defended, prosecuted and jury-tried all types of criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors to murder.
Attorney Mullligan has been a speaker at seminars conducted by the Rhode Island Attorney General's Department, the Rhode Island Bar Association, and the Hawaii Attorney General's Department. He has been and remains a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee for the Rhode Island Bar Association, as well as having been and remaining a member of the Superior Court Bench Bar Committee.
The attorney has also been published in the Bar Journals for the States of Rhode Island, Maine, and Hawaii. Further, a number of articles and reviews authored by Attorney Mulligan have been published by both of the Criminal Defense Associations for the States of Rhode Island and Maine.