Joel K. Gerstenblatt
Phone: (401) 738-3600 ext. 11
Mr. Gerstenblatt received his Bachelor of Arts degree
from the University of Rhode Island in 1973, with
honors, and his Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University
School of Law in 1977, with distinction. He has
extensive experience in the handling of major defense
litigation. He has directed and participated in
litigation arising out of wrongful death, coverage
issues, and personal injury. Mr. Gerstenblatt
holds membership in both the American Bar Association,
and Rhode Island Bar Association and is a founding
member and current board member of the Defense Counsel
of Rhode Island. He is also a member of Defense
Research Institute. He is admitted to practice
before all Rhode Island Courts and the United States
District Court for the District of Rhode Island.
Since 1994, Mr. Gerstenblatt has been the Municipal
Court Judge for the City of Warwick. Mr.
Gerstenblatt has been certified as a mediator by the
Community Mediation Center of Rhode Island and actively
serves as an arbitrator and mediator for insurance
carriers and private parties. Attorney
Gerstenblatt has received the Martindale-Hubbell legal
ability rating of AV (signifying "very high to
preeminent"), the highest rating available.
Phone: (401) 738-3600 ext. 12
Ms. Christensen attended Clark University and received her Bachelor of Science degree from Roger Williams University, with highest honors. She received her Juris Doctorate from Roger Williams University School of Law, with honors. Ms. Christensen is a member of the American Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association and the Defense Counsel of Rhode Island. Ms Christensen is admitted to practice law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Brittany L. Penrose
Phone: 401-738-3600 ext.10
Ms. Penrose graduated from Cape Cod Community College with a certificate in Paralegal Studies and has been with the firm since 2014. She previously worked as a paralegal in Massachusetts.