Ursillo, Teitz & Ritch, Ltd. (“UTR”) is the successor firm to Frank J. Williams, Ltd., and since 1980, has provided high-quality legal services to a wide range of clients including Fortune100 corporations, developers, universities, municipalities, family-owned businesses, and individuals.
UTR has a solid track record of being pro-active instead of reactive. We meet with our clients to anticipate and avoid potential problems before they arise. Our reputation is one of immediate and professional response to the requirements of our clients. We pride ourselves on being a non-partisan firm and have represented municipal and state governments under the political leadership of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents. UTR currently represents five towns in Rhode Island as Municipal Solicitor, and has several times remained as Solicitor even after the political party governing a town council has changed. We are committed to public service and have a wide range of experience with the issues confronting municipal governments.
UTR is a general practice firm, representing a wide range of private clients in addition to our municipal clients. We have attorneys who are admitted to practice in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York. We have attorneys who are admitted to practice in the various federal courts including the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. We have an attorney who has been a probate judge for over 25 years. We have an attorney who is a certified planner by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). We have attorneys who represent most of the major financial institutions in the State of Rhode Island and Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Whether it is drafting a will, representing a borrower or lender in a commercial transaction, negotiating a retail lease, appearing before a zoning board, drafting a new municipal ordinance or bylaw, or filing a lawsuit in federal court, UTR can meet your needs.