Frank Lombardi

Frank Lombardi

Position: Principal

Qualifications: Condominium Law, Civil Litigation, Transactional Law, Real Property & Probate Law

Phone / Fax: T: (401) 726-1010     F: (401) 305-3346


Location: Lincoln, RI

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Frank A. Lombardi, Esq., a Principal at GSL and head of the firm’s Rhode Island office, has nearly 30 years of experience in community association law, civil litigation, transactional law, and real property and probate law.

An expert on community association law and a former court-appointed receiver for condominium associations, Lombardi handles a variety of association-related issues including but not limited to document drafting, covenant enforcement, assessment collection, construction defect litigation, contract negotiation, and association loans.  He recently expanded the firm’s loan service offerings.

Lombardi helped in the passage of Rhode Island’s super lien law and won a significant case in Rhode Island’s Supreme Court.  He is a frequent lecturer for the New England Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI-NE) and authors a monthly column devoted to Rhode Island community association issues in Condo Media Magazine.

Lombardi serves as President-Elect of CAI-New England and a member of its Board of Directors. In addition, he is Co-Chairman of CAI-Rhode Island’s Legislative Action Committee and is a member of its Regional Committee.


Goodman, Shapiro & Lombardi, LLC
Law Office of Frank Anthony Lombardi
2009 – Present
1985 – 2008



Boston College School of Law, JD, 1985
Université Lyon – Faculté de Droit, Summer 1984
Boston College, B.A. History, 1982, cum laude
Université d’Aix-en-Provence, Summer 1981

Bar Admissions

Rhode Island, 1986
Massachusetts, 1985


President-Elect of CAINE
Member of CAINE’s Board of Directors
Co-Chair of CAIRI’s Legislative Action Committee
Member of CAIRI’s Regional Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Co-authored an amendment to the Condominium Act that led to the creation of the Rhode Island “Super Lien.”
  • CAINE Service Professional of the Year Award, 2009

Personal Interests

Spending time with family
Making wine