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  • Hamel, Waxler, Allen & Collins is excited to announce that Eva-Marie Mancuso and Cassandra L. Feeney have been selected to the Rhode Island Super Lawyer list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
  • On June 24, 2022, Cassandra L. Feeney was invited to present for the fourth year in a row at the Rhode Island Annual Meeting on “A Progress Report on Lawyer Well-Being.”
  • Congratulations Cassandra L. Feeney, who was reappointed to the Rhode Island Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness for a second three-year term.
  • In June 2022, Cassandra L. Feeney was honored as a top Rhode Island attorney and recipient of a Professional Excellence in Law Award by Rhode Island Monthly for outstanding professional excellence in her field. Only 5% of area lawyers are included on this list.  This is the third year in a row Cassandra has received this award and recognition. 
  • Congratulations Cassandra L. Feeney, who was elected to serve as President of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association for 2022-2023.
  • In June 2022, Hamel, Waxler, Allen & Collins proudly sponsored the annual dinner of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association.  The purposes of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association is to promote the advancement of women in the legal profession, to promote the advancement of women in a just society, to promote the administration of justice, to encourage a spirit of cooperation among its members, and to operate in accordance with the organization’s §501(c)(6) non-profit corporation status.
  • Eva-Marie Mancuso was honored with a 2022 “Hall of Fame” Award by Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly Excellence in the Law.
  • In May 2022, Hamel, Waxler, Allen & Collins proudly sponsored Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly Excellence in the Law.
  • In the Spring of 2022, Eva-Marie Mancuso was honored by the Junior League of Rhode Island as a recipient of the Community Service Award in Celebration of the League’s Centennial Year of Service.
  • Congratulations Sean P. Feeney who was honored in 2022 with the Martindale-Hubbell® “AV Preeminent” highest level rating of professional excellence. The highest peer rating standard is given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by their peers. AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM, and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are Certification Marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.  Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
  • Congratulations Eva-Marie Mancuso who was honored in 2022 with the Martindale-Hubbell® “AV Distinguished” rating, which is an excellent rating for an attorney who has experience and is widely respected by her peers for her professional achievement and ethical standards.
  • Hamel, Waxler, Allen & Collins is excited to announce that Eva-Marie Mancuso and Cassandra L. Feeney have been selected to the Rhode Island Super Lawyer and Rising Star lists. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
  • In October 2021, Cassandra L. Feeney completed the year-long Leadership Rhode Island Core Program as a Rho II.  The Core Program refines and enhances the commitment of leaders to shaping Rhode Island’s future.
  • In October 2021, Eva-Marie Mancuso was honored with a 2021 “Leading Women of Distinction” Award by Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England.
  • Congratulations Cassandra L. Feeney, who was elected to serve as Vice President of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association in June 2021.
  • Congratulations Sean P. Feeney who was honored in 2021 with the Martindale-Hubbell® “AV Preeminent” highest level rating of professional excellence. The highest peer rating standard is given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by their peers. AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM, and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are Certification Marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.  Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
  • In June 2021, Cassandra L. Feeney was honored as a top Rhode Island attorney and recipient of a Professional Excellence in Law Award by Rhode Island Monthly for outstanding professional excellence in her field. Only 5% of area lawyers are included on this list.  This is the second year in a row Cassandra has received this award and recognition. 
  • Cassandra L. Feeney was honored at the April 2021 Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly Excellence in the Law virtual event as distinguished in the practice of law.