Timothy J. Conlon

Partner

Providence, RI
D: 401.831.8370
M: 401.368.4730
F: 401.831.8359

"I measure success based on where the client is years down the road.  When I run into a former client, and hear that 'the best decision I [the client] ever made was to …' followed by a reminder of a course of action that we planned to get them through a difficult situation, that tells me that the hard work was worthwhile.  The pictures that I get, sometimes years after the case is over, that show the client enjoying themselves with family speak a thousand words for the importance of protecting what is most important."

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Providence, RI
D: 401.831.8370
M: 401.368.4730
F: 401.831.8359
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Timothy J. Conlon is one of the leading divorce attorneys in Rhode Island and the surrounding region. He is well-versed in difficult family law conflicts such as divorce, child custody, visitation, child/spousal support, interstate relocation, property division, and more. He has handled contentious divisions and reorganizations of marital businesses, both on behalf of the acquiring and the selling spouse.  Perhaps one of Tim's strongest assets is his skill and tenacity in digital discovery during family law cases, uncovering hidden assets and other secrets the other party may be hiding during a divorce or separation.

Tim has worked extensively with child sex abuse victims and their family members in advocating for just compensation from predators and abusers, as well as their employers. Tim has an impressive track record of success in securing compensation from organizations such as schools and religious institutions that employ sexual predators.

Tim has always been a hard worker, paying his way through college by working as a laborer in the construction industry, and in the recording studio. At Brown University, he studied Music and Electrical Engineering, as well as Philosophy and Political Science.

Experience

Experience

  • Closed a ‘hostile take over’ of a marital business on behalf of a spouse that had run the back end of one of the RI’s largest mental health providers when her husband faltered and the business he founded was threatened.  Today, that business thrives under her leadership.
  • Closed 8 figure sale of a spouse’s interest in a leading regional hard-cider company he founded under a deal that had been structured with ex at the time of divorce to allow him to move forward while securing her defined marital share
  • Chaired the Plaintiff’s Counsel Committee in RI’s Clergy abuse litigation, and in that capacity, negotiated and closed settlement of 36 cases on behalf of victims in 2002, after nearly a decade of contentious litigation and discovery on two continents into the practices of the Church relative to clergy abuse.
Education & Admissions
Bar Admissions

Rhode Island, 1980
U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

Education

J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law

B.A., Political Science and Philosophy, Brown University

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in SuperLawyers, 2008 – 2020
  • Case of the Year award, 2003 for Rhode Island's Clergy Abuse Cases
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers 2016 in the area of practice of Family Law
  • Super Lawyers® selection
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Member Fellow, Pound Civil Justice Institute
  • 10.0 “Superb”, Avvo Rating
Memberships

Memberships

  • American Association for Justice Family Law Section, former Chair and Vice-Chair Family Law Section
  • RI Attorney's for Justice, Board of Governors
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute, Member Fellow
  • Edward P. Gallogly Family Law Inns of Court, President, Present
  • “Affiliated” Association of Family and Conciliation Courts  (“AFCC”)
Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Tim has lectured frequently throughout the US and Canada on various topics including handling complex family law cases, digital discovery and electronic evidence, trial presentation, and representation of child sexual abuse victims.

Articles & Publications

Articles & Publications

"Electronic Evidence for Family Law Attorneys,” co-written book with Aaron Hughes for the ABA.

Resources
Timothy J. Conlon
Practices
  • Divorce & Family
Education

J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law

B.A., Political Science and Philosophy, Brown University

Admissions

Rhode Island, 1980
U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

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