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Why Hire Archambault Law

Stephen R. Archambault is a passionate, direct, no-frills attorney, who is known for his honest, candid style. He tells you it like it is, and he works diligently for you. Attorney Archambault does what he says he will, and follows through, personally handling your matter from beginning to end, working both in and out of court. Attorney Archambault’s one-on-one approach with opposing counsel, whether it be prosecuting and/or civil attorneys, and his advocacy with judges, provides his clients the very best method of resolution. Attorney Archambault is a tireless advocate, and he remains responsive to your input throughout your case. Our firm is diligent, working on your file so that all documents, records and materials are thoroughly reviewed. This proactive approach enables Attorney Archambault and his staff to pinpoint all helpful issues and thereby truly understand your matter. Once we ascertain potential grounds for resolution, any settlement and/or negotiation of the very best plea bargain agreement can occur, up to complete dismissal of criminal charges. Attorney Archambault is known for his very successful criminal defense negotiations. In the event your case proceeds to trial, we carefully and thoroughly prepare your best arguments, prepare you for trial and zealously advocate in court, all with the goal of winning for you. When you work with our firm, whether its a criminal or civil matter, you have access to Stephen R. Archambault’s expertise in a comprehensive range of legal processes. That’s why you should hire Archambault Law offices!


Stephen R. Archambault is a Rhode Island attorney and prosecutor with almost two decades of court experience, handling criminal defense matters, personal injury cases and other legal issues where zealous advocacy is needed. If you or a loved one is in need of immediate assistance and representation for a DUI/Breathalyzer Refusal/Hardship License, felony or misdemeanor offense, personal injury claim, or other legal predicament you need representation for, please call our legal firm today for a free consultation. Attorney Archambault and his staff are glad you’ve found us. We encourage you to browse our website for more information about obtaining legal services available from our firm.


Attorney Archambault is a top-tier DUI, Breathalyzer Refusal, “Hardship License” and criminal defense lawyer in Rhode Island. He has a thorough understanding of the Rhode Island criminal justice system. As a former police officer, current prosecutor for two towns, state senator and extremely experienced criminal defense attorney, he has a unique, broad understanding of the Rhode Island criminal justice system other lawyers just don’t possess. If you’ve been arrested for a DUI/Refusal or Misdemeanor/Felony charge, Attorney Archambault will work closely with you to protect your rights, developing a personalized strategy to fit your specific case, all with a focus on achieving the best result. Attorney Archambault is a no frills, very direct and honest advocate, and he works tirelessly with you to get the most favorable outcome, whether that involves collaborating with the prosecution for the best plea bargain agreement, getting you an immediate “Hardship License” for a DUI/Breathalyzer Refusal charge, or aggressively pursuing a trial to prove your innocence. Please call today for your free consultation. We are available 24/7.

Archambault Law can also help Massachusetts and Rhode Island in need of DUI Defense.

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Personal Injury Services in Rhode Island and other jurisdictions

When you or a loved-one is injured in a motor vehicle accident, either as a driver or occupant, you are entitled to be compensated for your injuries. The process of recovering damages from those who hurt you is daunting at best. Insurance companies for the person who caused you harm aren’t your friends! They’d like you to think they are. Don’t let insurance companies take advantage of you at this confusing time by convincing you to agree to a quick settlement, where you aren’t made whole for injuries and necessary care. Attorney Archambault personally handles your claim, with seasoned office staff, and will negotiate the best settlement for you, including pain and suffering, lost wages, money for temporary and/or permanent loss of use, all medical bills, and God-forbid, even wrongful death. And Attorney Archambault never takes money from you on property damage, always getting you on the road again as fast as possible. This includes getting you in a rental car while your vehicle is being repaired or appraised as totaled. Our firm will aggressively go to bat for you and negotiate with insurance providers, medical representatives and other parties to ensure you are paid what you deserve. Attorney Archambault has represented hundreds of personal injury clients, with claims ranging from a few thousand dollars to over a million.

Attorney Archambault is confident that after meeting with us, you won’t want to go anywhere else for legal representation. We are very responsive, returning your calls and communicating with you throughout your claim. Don’t be fooled by gimmicks and foolish slogans from attorneys who advertise to pull you in and then don’t even meet with you or personally handle your claim. When you hire our office, Steve Archambault is with you personally from start to finish. Please call today for your free consultation.


Unique in his Field: Meet our Attorney

He is a former police officer, as well as a very experienced defense attorney, prosecutor, and currently serves as a state senator. With his truly unique insight into all facets of the Rhode Island justice system, Attorney Archambault is highly qualified to assist his clients in navigating the daunting complexities of the legal system after an arrest for criminal charges, or a civil suit for personal injuries.

Our staff and firm are closely connected and sincerely invested in our clients and community. Attorney Archambault has worked as a prosecutor in the Town’s of Smithfield, Foster, North Smithfield, and Lincoln. He is also passionately at the forefront of creating public policy and new laws that affect countless people’s lives for the better. Attorney Archambault received a national award as “Legislator of the Year” in 2016 from MADD for DUI/Refusal interlock and hardship license legislation, which creates safer streets and ensures that people keep their jobs.

Attorney Archambault received a national award in Seattle in 2017 from the National Council for Behavioral Health in the field of advocacy by an elected official for sponsoring police officer “Mental Health Training” legislation.

Attorney Archambault also sponsored opioid reform and domestic abuse legislation which will help prevent overdose-deaths and safeguard countless victims of domestic abuse.

In a nutshell, Attorney Archambault has a truly unique understanding of public policy, law and the justice system that other attorneys simply cannot match.