Attorney Michael Rodrigue is an associate attorney with Solimene & Secondo, LLP, who concentrates his practice on defending workers’ compensation claims and general and premises liability.
Attorney Rodrigue obtained his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from St. John’s University, in Queens, NY, with a B.S. in Communications in 2008. He graduated, cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, RI, where he earned his juris doctor in 2014. While in law school, he earned CALI awards for excellence in Intellectual Property, Professional Responsibility, and Immigration Law. He interned at the Rhode Island Public Defender’s office and served in the Roger Williams University Criminal Defense Clinic, both of which he represented indigent clients facing criminal charges. Additionally, he was a judicial intern for the Judicial District of New London, Connecticut Superior Court, where he gained insight into litigation from the court’s perspective. Attorney Rodrigue was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 2014 and to the Massachusetts Bar in 2014, as well.
Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Rodrigue spent two and a half years at a criminal defense firm in the Hartford area representing criminal defendants at the trial level and the post-conviction level. He also clerked for the civil and family division of the Connecticut Superior Courts in Rockville, where he gained further insight into the civil litigation process.