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Theresa Marie Santoro

  • Associate






Theresa M. Santoro is an Associate Attorney in the Real Estate and Estate Administration departments. In this capacity, Theresa is responsible for working with clients through every step of the estate administration and probate process. Prior to joining Cushing & Dolan, Theresa managed her own solo private practice. She has extensive experience handling residential real estate matters, from drafting purchase and sale agreements to title insurance and closing. Theresa has represented buyers, sellers, and several of the nation's largest lenders. She successfully and personally conducted thousands of residential real estate closings. Theresa earned a Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law and was the third successful graduate in the advanced collaborative program with Roger Williams University undergraduate study, resulting in her achievement of a dual major Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, and a Juris Doctor in six years.

Areas Of Practice

  • Real Estate 60%
  • Probate and Estate Administration 20%
  • Estate Planning 20%

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 2011
  • Massachusetts, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 2012


  • Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island
    • J.D. - 2011
  • Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island
    • B.S. - 2008
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Legal Studies
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of CALI Excellence for the Future Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bristol County Bar Association, Secretary, 2016 to 2018
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Real Estate Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Warren Barrington Rotary Club, President, 2015 to 2018


  • Phi Alpha Delta