Whitney R. Anderson

Updegrove & Gontarz, Ltd.
  • Divorce, Family Law, Probate...
  • Rhode Island
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Summary

Whitney R. Anderson practices law in Rhode Island, focusing in the areas of estate planning and probate, with a primary concentration on domestic relations law, including divorce, child support issues, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO), and division of marital property. Whitney is a graduate of Fairfield University (B.A. 2009) and New York Law School (J.D. 2012). Whitney is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association’s Family Court Bench Bar Committee, Ethics and Professionalism Committee, and Technology in the Practice Committee, as well as a member of the Edward P. Gallogly Family Court Inn of Court.

Education
New York Law School
J.D. (2012)
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Honors: Dean's List (Spring, 2012)
Activities: Student Bar Association, Lawyers Without Borders, New York Law School Coalition for the Homeless, Phi Alpha Delta
Fairfield University
B.A. / Psychology (2009)
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Activities: Teaching Intern: Statistics for Behavioral Life Sciences, First Year Experience Facilitator
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Updegrove & Gontarz, Ltd.
- Current
Updegrove & Gontarz concentrates on litgation, including representation, divorce work, probate practice and litigation, business representation and criminal law representation in felonies, misdemeanors, and DUI's, white collar crime, and environmental law defense.
Legal Intern
Kristine S. Trocki, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, LLC
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General practice firm. Areas of practice included divorce and family law, auto accidents, personal injury, estate planning and probate matters.
Summer Intern
Greater Providence Board of REALTORS
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Summer Intern
Kenty County Attorney General's Office
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Summer Intern
Newport County Public Defender's Office
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Summer Intern
Kent County Clerk's Office
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Awards
Public Service Certificate
New York Law School
The Law School's Public Service Certificate program recognizes graduating students who have performed at least 40 hours of voluntary service while at law school.
Trustee Scholar
New York Law School
Merit scholarship awarded upon admission to New York Law School
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Edward P. Gallogly Family Court Inn of Court
Member
- Current
Rhode Island Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Family Court Bench Bar Committee; Ethics & Professionalism Committee; Technology in the Practice Committee
Newport County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Rhode Island
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Support
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Parenting Time
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Spousal Support
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Website
Updegrove & Gontarz, Ltd.
Contact & Map
Family Law Attorney
Updegrove & Gontarz, Ltd.
314 Oliphant Lane
Middletown, RI 02842
USA
Telephone: (401) 847-5684