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Kara Hoopis Manosh

Kara Hoopis Manosh

A career defender that can help you get your life back.
  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate, White Collar Crime ...
  • Massachusetts, Rhode Island
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Attorney Kara Hoopis Manosh has devoted her career to safeguarding the rights of the accused, handling numerous cases across Rhode Island's courtrooms. Nationally trained by prestigious organizations like The Institute for Criminal Defense Advocacy and The National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, she brings exceptional expertise to each case.

Manosh earned her LL.M in Trial Advocacy from the California Western School of Law, specializing in Federal Criminal Law. Her outstanding legal acumen is evident through her "Superb" Avvo Rating of 10.0 and recognition as a "Top Attorney" by the Who's Who directory. Additionally, she has earned national rankings from the SuperLawyers organization for her exemplary legal skills.

With a steadfast commitment to justice, Manosh refuses prosecution, advocating instead for her clients' voices to be heard. Beyond the courtroom, she actively works toward systemic improvements in the criminal justice system.

Having served as an Assistant Public Defender at the Rhode Island Office of the Public Defender, Manosh has extensive experience across various divisions, including Adult Trial and Newport County. Additionally, she has contributed her expertise as an Extern at the Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc., and in the Case Screening Unit of the California Innocence Project.

Admitted to the bars of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, as well as the United States District Court for the State of Rhode Island and the First Circuit Court of Appeals, Manosh remains actively involved in court panels. She continues to enhance her knowledge through expert training and collaboration in areas such as neuropsychology, DNA analysis, and criminal street gangs.

Committed to helping individuals rebuild their lives after the trauma of criminal accusations, Manosh provides personalized and tireless advocacy to every client she represents.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
White Collar Crime
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Rhode Island
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  • English
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Adult Trial Division
Assistant Public Defender, Rhode Island Office of the Public Defender
Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.
Case Screening Unit
California Innocence Project
California Western School of Law
LL.M. (2006) | Trial Advocacy Specializing in Federal Criminal Law
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Roger Williams University School of Law
J.D. (2005) | Law
Honors: Cum Laude Honors Program
Activities: Law Review Trial Team
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University of Rhode Island
B.A. (2002) | Political Science
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Professional Associations
Rhode Island Bar Association  # 7352
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Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Providence Criminal Defense Lawyer
Providence Domestic Violence Lawyer
Abogado de defensa criminal en Providence
Abogado De Acusados De Violencia Doméstica En Providence
Criminal Defense Blog
Contact & Map
Manosh Payette, LLC
101 Dyer Street
Suite 2D
Providence, RI 02903
Telephone: (401) 854-7794
Fax: (401) 633-6097
Monday: Open 24 hours
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