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John Walsh

John T. Walsh Jr.

John is a graduate of Providence College and Suffolk University Law School who grew up here in Northern Rhode Island. John practices real estate and probate law, along with the other areas of the firm’s expertise. The firm’s real estate practice is supported by John’s over thirty years of experience in dealing with New England real estate. He has helped hundreds of individuals with their real estate issues, including, closings, surveying issues, and title defects. John is an instructor at the Community College of Rhode Island. John is a founding partner of the firm.

Paul Brule

Paul A. Brule

Paul is a graduate of Providence College and Suffolk University Law School who, along with John, grew up here in Northern Rhode Island. Paul has been practicing law for over thirty years and his concentration is in estate and tax planning as well as the firm’s other areas of business and personal law. His vast knowledge of the Medicaid industry has helped numerous individuals secure State aid for nursing home expenses. Paul was also a professor at Providence College in the School of Business and taught in the graduate M.B.A. program. Paul is a founding partner of the law firm.

Andrew Nault

Andrew G. Nault

Andy graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island in 1991. He continued his studies at the University of North Carolina where he received his law degree in 1994. Andy grew up in Rhode Island and became a partner at the firm in 2006. Andy’s practice includes the areas of estate and Medicaid planning, corporate and contract law and litigation. When he is not practicing law, he serves as a member of the United States Army Reserve.



Peter Hainley

Peter A. Hainley

Peter is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Roger Williams University School of Law. Peter has been working for Walsh, Brule & Nault since 2001 and is admitted to practice in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Peter concentrates primarily on Elder Law issues, including assisting elders with qualification for Medicaid payment of nursing home costs, long-term protection of assets and estate planning. In addition to Elder Law, Peter’s practice also includes probate matters, traditional estate planning, real estate and civil litigation, along with the firm’s other areas of practice.