Joanna M. Achille

Partner

Providence, RI
D: 401-831-8336
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Providence, RI
D: 401-831-8336
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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.

Joanna uses her creative problem-solving skills to develop resolution strategies that address each client’s needs and family dynamics. A skilled litigator, Joanna has extensive experience representing clients at trials and other contested hearings.

As a certified mediator, Joanna effectively mediates disputes in domestic and business matters.

In addition to her domestic practice, she has substantial experience representing plaintiffs in various civil actions, successfully recovering millions for clients in settlements and judgments.

Education & Admissions
Bar Admissions

Rhode Island

Massachusetts

U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island 

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

United States Supreme Court 

Education

Roger Williams University, B.A.

Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D.

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

Super Lawyers – Rising Star 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Memberships

Memberships

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

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Plaintiff’s Personal Injury From Start to Finish, Presenter, National Business Institute, May 2019.

Family Law Update, Rhode Island Bar Association, Co-Presenter, June 2019

Resources
Joanna M. Achille
Practices
  • Divorce & Family
Education

Roger Williams University, B.A.

Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D.

Admissions

Rhode Island

Massachusetts

U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island 

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

United States Supreme Court 

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