Joanna M. Achille is an attorney in the Private Client Group, concentrating her practice on all aspects of domestic relations law including divorce, child custody and support disputes, contempt actions, and pre/post nuptial agreements. She also has extensive experience in interstate child custody disputes, and DCYF removal and termination litigation.
Guiding her clients through the family court process with a compassionate yet realistic approach, Joanna takes pride in her ability to be a consistent and steady advocate. With her experience in corporate law handling shareholder disputes and transactions, she has a unique approach to divorces involving complex asset division with corporate holdings.
Roger Williams University, B.A.
Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D.
U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United States Supreme Court
honors & awards
Super Lawyers – Rising Star 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Rhode Island Bar Association
Kent County Bar Association
Edward P. Gallogly Rhode Island Family Law Inn of Court, Executive Board Member
Rhode Island District Court Prosecutors Association, Executive Board Member
“Plaintiff’s Personal Injury From Start to Finish”, Presenter, National Business Institute, May 2019.
“Family Law Update”, Co-Presenter, Rhode Island Bar Association, June 2019