• Address:
    • 5 Benefit Street
      Providence, Rhode Island, 02904
  • Phone:
  • Hours:
    • Monday: 08:30 - 17:30
    • Tuesday: 08:30 - 17:30
    • Wednesday: 08:30 - 17:30
    • Thursday: 08:30 - 17:30
    • Friday: 08:30 - 17:30
  • Law Firm:

ABOUT Carl B. Lisa, Jr.

(Partner) LISA & SOUSA, LTD.

Admitted to Bar: 1996, Massachusetts; 1996, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 2003, Rhode Island.
Education: University of Rhode Island (B.A., 1989); University of Massachusetts School of Law (SNESL) (J.D., 1996).
Special Agencies: Commissioner, Rhode Island Real Estate Commission, 1997-2005.

Franchisee Representation: Full service representation of franchisees in development and financing of retail franchises; entity formation; purchase and sale of business assets and real estate throughout the United States; employment law; negotiations with franchisors and lenders; work with attorneys as counsel and co-counsel in multiple jurisdictions throughout the United States representing and defending franchisees in compliance, default and termination cases brought by franchisors.

Business Law: Purchase and sale of business assets and real estate; financing; entity formation and dissolution; shareholder/member agreements; mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations; leasing; franchising; civil litigation; arbitration and settlement negotiations.

Family/Domestic Law: Draft and negotiate pre-marital and separate property agreements; co-counsel and/or legal consultant in divorce cases involving business assets.

Secured Transactions/Financing: Draft private and commercial loan and security documents; negotiation of loan terms with lenders; representation of borrowers in commercial financing transactions, workouts and matters of loan defaults.

Wills, Trusts and Estates: Draft wills, trusts and estate plans; probate.

Real Estate: Purchase and sale of residential and commercial real estate, draft and negotiate purchase and sale agreements and leases; financing; land development; subdivision of real estate; permitting; zoning; boundary disputes; land use law.

Elder Law: Represent Rhode Island clients and their families in applications for state medical assistance programs as well as administrative appeals.

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Areas of LAW

  • Banking
  • Business
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Contracts
  • Corporate
  • Real Estate

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