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Representative K. Joseph Shekarchi

Chair, House Labor Committee

Member, House Committee on Judiciary


K. Joseph Shekarchi (D) has served the residents of Warwick in District 23 since his election in November 2012. He is the chairman of the House Labor Committee and serves as a member of the House Judiciary Committee.

He is a graduate of Mount St. Charles Academy, Class of 1980, before graduating from Suffolk University in 1984. He returned to Suffolk to earn his law degree in 1990.

In addition to his duties as a legislator, Representative Shekarchi is an attorney at the Shekarchi Law Office. He has been the legal counsel to the Warwick Housing Authority for 16 years and was a former Warwick solicitor, where he prosecuted crimes and created the Warwick Municipal Court.

He served as the former chairman of the R.I. Auto Dealers Hearing Board and was a former member of both the R.I. Judicial Tenure and Discipline Board, and the Coastal Resource Management Council.

Born on May 17, 1962, Representative Shekarchi is a life-long Warwick resident.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
33 College Hill Road
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
(401) 827-0100