Yvette M. Boisclair practice areas include medical negligence (with a special interest in cases dealing with women’s health issues such as obstetrics, gynecology, breast cancer and gynecologic cancers) and personal injury, as well as motor vehicle liability and a wide variety of general liability cases involving catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.
Attorney Boisclair graduated from Providence College (magna cum laude, 1984) and Suffolk University School of Law (cum laude, 1989). Yvette graduated from Woonsocket High School (Class Valedictorian, 1980). Yvette joined the firm in 1989 and became a partner in 1996.
Yvette Boisclair is currently a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association, Rhode Island Association for Justice, the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association (past board member), and the American Association for Justice. She was a long-time member of the Rhode Island Bar Association’s Medical Legal Committee.
Attorney Boisclair has been recognized by “Super Lawyers” for her work in the practice of Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs- from 2009 through 2020. Attorney Boisclair has also been selected for inclusion in the 2013 through 2020 editions of “The Best Lawyers in America” for her work in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law- Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.
In 2004, the Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association awarded Attorney Boisclair the “Case of the Year Award” for their successful representation at trial of the parents of a baby boy who died shortly after birth at Women & Infants Hospital. (Oliveira vs. Women & Infants Hospital).
Attorney Boisclair is a member of the Board of Directors of Clothes to Kids RI, a non-profit with a mission to provide new and quality used clothing to low-income or in-crisis, school-age children in Providence County, Rhode Island — free of charge. She also serves as a member of the Providence College President’s Council. Attorney Boisclair and her husband, Attorney Mark Mandell have established “The Mandell-Boisclair Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund” at Providence College to provide a scholarship to a student-athlete who has exhibited academic excellence and serves as a role model to others.