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Bernard A. Jackvony - Johnston, RI

1301 Atwood Ave.Suite 215 N Johnston, RI 02919

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Updated: 05/14/2020

Johnston Estate Litigation Lawyer


Bernard A. Jackvony is a nationally recognized fiduciary litigator and Of Counsel with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC. He concentrates his practice in the areas of trust and estate planning, litigation and administration for individuals, families, fiduciaries and charitable organizations and has represented clients in fiduciary litigation in Rhode Island, Florida, New Jersey, California, New York, Massachusetts and Oklahoma...

About Bernard A. Jackvony

Practice Areas

  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Trust and Estate Planning and Administration
  • Estate & Trust Administration and Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1975
  • Rhode Island, 1970

Other Affiliations

  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 1975
    Major: Taxation
  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1970
  • Bryant College, Smithfield, Rhode Island, 1967
    Honors: Member, Board of Trustees
    Minor: Accounting
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 1962

Past Positions

  • Moses Afonso Jackvony Ltd., Partner, 1999 - 2008
  • Tilinghast Licht & Semonoff, Partner, 1989 - 1996
  • Rhode Island, Lieutenant Governor, 1990
  • United States Marine Corps, Captain, 1970 - 1973

Pro Bono Activities

  • American Cancer Society, Cancer Action Network, Board of Directors
  • American Cancer Society, New England Division, Board of Directors
  • Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, Board of Directors, Member
  • National Republican Committee, Member
  • Rhode Island State Investment Commission, Member
  • Rhode Island Criminal Justice Oversight Commission, Chairman
  • American Cancer Society, Florida Division, Board of Directors

Classes and Seminars

  • Financial Management of Trusts and Estates, National Business Institute, 2008
  • Resolving Estate, Will and Trust Contests, National Business Institute, 2009


Other Sources of Feedback About Bernard A. Jackvony

Included on the 2022 Rhode Island list

Past Lists

  • 2021 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Bernard A. Jackvony on Super Lawyers


  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

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Office Information


1301 Atwood Ave.Suite 215 N Johnston, RI 02919


  • (401) 824-5123



  • Estate and Gift Tax Provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1976, Rhode Island Bar Journal, January, 1977
  • Representing the Concerns of Your Florida-Bound Clients, Rhode Island Bar Journal, October, 1981
  • Estate Planning Team Helps Clients Plan For The Future
  • PLDO Government & Legislative Strategies Update
  • PLDO Trusts & Estates Bulletin

Representative Cases

  • In Siegel v. J.P. Morgan Trust Co., 71 So. 3d 935 (Fla. 4th D.C.A.) (2011)
  • In Giguere Kumble v. Voccola, C.A. No. 12-3338
  • In Wolcott v. Lieberman, C.A. No. WC 12-110
  • In Dauray v. Legion of Christ, C.A. No. 11-2640
  • Dauray v. Bank of America, C.A. No. 11-2757
  • Dauray v. Estate of Mee, C.A. No. 10-1195
  • Dauray v. Estate of Mee, 2012 R.I. Super. LEXIS 141 (2012)
  • In re Trust of Burford, No. PT-2006-013

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