David J. Strachman
Partner at Our Rhode Island Law Firm
David J. Strachman has been practicing for over 20 years with a primary
family law, elder/probate law, and litigation. In Family Court, his practice focuses
custody, visitation, paternity, and
adoption matters. He also has extensive experience in the Rhode Island probate
courts, primarily with guardianships, elder law, elder abuse/exploitation,
estate administration, will contests, and other contested probate matters.
KNOWLEDGEABLE PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Beginning in 1999, David brought a series of lawsuits on behalf of American
terrorism victims against the Palestinian Authority, the PLO, Iran, Syria,
Libya, and Hamas. These cases led to a series of judgments of half a billion
dollars in judgement and involved post-judgment enforcement litigation
in federal district courts and courts of appeals throughout the country.
David was an adjunct professor of law at Roger Williams School of Law,
Roger Williams University's undergraduate college, Southern New England
School of Law and the University of Massachusetts School of Law, and is
a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education programs for the Rhode
Island Bar Association, National Business Institute, and other professional
His publications include
Civil Terrorism Law and
Terrorism Litigation 2nd Ed. (Lawyers & Judges Publishing 2008 and 2012), and chapters on family law in
A Practical Guide to Divorce in Rhode Island, and probate law in
A Practical Guide in Probate in Rhode Island (MCLE Publishing 2009, 2010).