General practice of law in today's fast paced hectic world, where the word bigger is too often interchanged with the word better, the law offices of McKinnon & Harwood, LLC proves that exceptional legal counsel and personal attention to their clients' needs continually ensure the highest level of legal representation. Founded in 1971, McKinnon & Harwood, LLC, and its predecessor McKinnon & Fortunato, provide legal services to a broad base of clients, including individuals, businesses, corporations, and municipal bodies. Our attorneys work closely with one another in a team environment to ensure we provide our clients with the most detailed and comprehensive legal services. The firm's attorneys have represented clients before the courts of the Commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, the state courts of Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Florida. The firm has appeared before the Rhode Island Supreme Court in excess of 40 times, the First Circuit Court of Appeals on a number of occasions and before the United States Supreme Court Washington D.C. The firm's attorneys have tried a number of criminal matters from murder to simple assault. They have tried products liability, medical malpractice, domestic, personal injury, DUI, as well as representing clients before the Human Rights Commission, Department of Labor, Department of Business Regulations, State Labor Relations Board, and the American Arbitration Association. The firm has been successful in much of its trial work, having received a number of monetary awards by verdict or settlement in excess of one million dollars.