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Allen M. Kirshenbaum

Divorce and separation Attorney at CRANSTON, RI

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About Allen

Learn Allen’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation
    60%

  2. Family
    30%
    Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.

    59 years, 2,500 cases

  3. Child custody
    10%

Allen M. Kirshenbaum is the founder and managing partner of Kirshenbaum Law Associates. Mr. Kirshenbaum has been practicing law for more than 40 years, with his focus on all aspects of family law. Mr. Kirshenbaum has won numerous appeals in the Rhode Island Supreme Court, a number of which have expanded case law on cutting-edge issues involving pensions and business valuation in connection with the division of assets. He has had a significant impact on the manner in which family law is practiced in the State of Rhode Island. 

Mr. Kirshenbaum received an AV Preeminent rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, the highest rating given for ability and ethical standards, reflecting his expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence. He has also received Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating available for client review and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in the country. Mr. Kirshenbaum is part of a select group of lawyers recognized as a top lawyer in the greater Boston area by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, as noted in the Boston Globe, The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel and The National Law Journal and online at Boston, com and . 

Mr. Kirshenbaum has been quoted in Newsweek magazine, The Providence Journal, the American Bar Association Journal and Rhode Island Lawyer Weekly. He has appeared on television and radio progrmas to speak about family law issues and has served on the faculty panel for numerous seminars. He lectured on Federal Income Taxation at the University of RHode Island, Tax Apects of Divorce and Division of Pensions in Divorce for the National Businsess Institute, and divoce, custody and business valuation issues for the Edward P. Gallogly Rhode Island Family Law Inn of Court and for the Rhode Island Bar Association. He served as a Bar Association mentor to new family law attorneys in Rhode Island. In addition to teaching law, Mr. Kirshenbaum regularly attends continuing legal education courses and seminars to stay up to date on the law.

Mr. Kirshenbaum is a higly active memter of the family law legal community in Rhode Island, He has been a member of the Family Court Bench/Bar Committee since its inception and is a member pf the original committee that dsigned and implmented the child support formula for the Stae of Rhode Island. Mr. Kirshenbaum received an award for his work with the Rhode Island Bar Association's Program in Family Law.  

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State RI
Status Resigned
Acquired 1964
Updated 01/13/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Kirshenbaum Law Associates
1000 CHAPEL VIEW BLVD
SUITE 270
CRANSTON, RI, 02920

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Posted by anonymous | August 14, 2014
Divorce without stress
My divorce was less stressful than I expected since my lawyer anticipated every issue and handled it so well. My outcome was very good and I am very relieved that it was handled so quickly and to my advantage.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 375-400 per hour
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founding Partner
  • Kirshenbaum Law Associates, Inc
  • 2017 - Present
  • Managing Partner
  • Kirshenbaum Law Associates
  • 1964 - 2016

Education

  • Boston University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1964
  • Clark University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1961

Legal Cases

  • Multiple RI Supreme Court Cases
  • Won

Associations

  • American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2015 - Present
  • Edward P. Gallogly Rhode Island Family Law Inn of court
  • Master
  • 2005 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Foundation
  • Lifetime Fellow
  • 1990 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Family Court Bench/Bar Committee
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Family Law Section
  • 1980 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Practicing Attorney
  • 1964 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Association Bench/Bar Subcommittee on Revision of Judge's Bench Books
  • Chair
  • 2000 - 2005
  • Rhode Island Bar Association Bench/Bar Subcommittee on rules of practice and procedure
  • Chair
  • 1995 - 2005
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Client Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2019
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2019
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2019
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Client Review rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent for Peer Reviews
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • AV rated for client reviews
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • AV rated for client reviews
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent for Peer Reviews
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • AV Rated for client reviews
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Fellow of the Foundation
  • American Bar Foundation
  • 2015
  • AV Rated for client reviews
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • New England's Top Rated Lawyers
  • LexisNexis Martindale Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Top Lawyers in Greater Boston
  • LexisNexis Martindale Hubbell
  • 2013
  • 2013 Family Law Firm of the Year
  • Corporate International Magazine
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • Pro Bono Publico Award
  • Ri Bar Association
  • 2005
  • Licensed to practice before this court
  • US Supreme Court
  • 1993
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1990
  • Licensed tp practice before this court
  • US Tax Court
  • 1965
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Publications

  • Providence Journal
  • Divorce Mediation
  • 1997

Speaking Engagements

  • Seminar
  • Divorce, Custody and Business Valuation
  • 2007
  • Lecture
  • Divorce, Custody and Business Valuation
  • 2005
  • Seminar
  • Division of Pensions in Divorce
  • 1990
  • Seminar
  • Tax Aspects of Divorce
  • 1980
  • Undergraduate course
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • 1970
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Divorce and separation Attorney
CRANSTON, RI