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Sheri M. Lepore

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Practice Areas

  • Divorce Litigation
  • High Net Worth Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Juvenile Criminal Matters
  • Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF)
  • Post Final Judgment Matters
  • Parental Relocation
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Common Law Divorces
  • Title IX and Sex Discrimination Litigation

Biography

Sheri M. Lepore is a partner at Coia & Lepore, Ltd. She has 30 years of experience in all aspects of domestic relations. She has extensive trial experience in divorce, custody, parental relocation, and complex property division. Her years of experience allow her to understand the emotional and financial needs of her clients. She has the ability to determine their potential goals and advocate vigorously to obtain the appropriate outcome. Additionally, Sheri is extremely skilled in drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements which are personalized to the needs of her clients. Such agreements outline the ownership of financial assets in the event of divorce. Additionally, Sheri has completed coursework and training with the Families For Children agency and has received specific training in the Model Approach to Partnership in Parenting. This training has been invaluable as she guides her clients through the adoption and foster care system. Because of her Family Court experience and skillful advocacy, she can navigate her clients through protracted litigation with compassion and integrity. 

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
    • J.D. – 1993
    • Honors: member of the Kirkland, Barfield & Moore National Trial Competition Team
  • Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
    • B.A. – 1990
    • Major: Political Science
    • Varsity Lacrosse Captain 1989, 1990
    • Member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Secretary/Treasurer, 1989
  • Moses Brown School, Providence, Rhode Island
    • 1986

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1994

Professional Associations

  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Justinian Law Society
  • Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association
  • The Edward P. Gallogly Rhode Island Family Law Inn of Court
  • Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association
  • Rhode Island Family Court Bench Bar