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Edward C. Clifton

Edward C. Clifton
Distinguished Jurist in Residence

J.D., U.C.L.A.
B.A., U.C. Berkeley

Contact:
401-254-4526

Judge Clifton served as an enlisted man in the United States Army from 1966-68. After launching his legal career at Rhode Legal Services, Inc., as a Reginald Heber Smith Fellow, he became a partner in the firm of Stone, Clifton & Clifton. In 1985, he was appointed as City Solicitor for the City of Providence, a position he held until 1992. Governor Bruce Sundlun appointed Clifton to the Rhode Island District Court in 1993, and to the Rhode Island Superior Court in 1994.