Artin Coloian
Managing Partner

Artin Coloian is one of the most experienced criminal defense attorneys in New England. He has successfully lead the defense on some of the most complex drug, organized crime, and public corruption cases.

Early in he career, Coloian served on the personal staff of United States Senator John H. Chafee (R-RI). For nearly a decade he served in senior positions for Providence Mayor Vnicent “Buddy” Cianci, including eight years as Chief-of-Staff.


Bethany Macktaz
Of Counsel

Attorney Bethany Macktaz practices in the area of Personal Injury, Criminal, and Family Law handling cases involving Car Accidents and Personal Injury, Criminal Defense matters, and Divorce, Child Support and Custody, Mediation, Pension Rights, Separation, and others.

Bethany graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 1994 and immediately began her legal career as a Law Clerk with the Rhode Island Supreme Court. From 1996 to 2011 she made the Rhode Island Department of the Attorney General her home serving on units including the Grand Jury, District Court Unit as Chief, and the Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit, and finally as Assistant Attorney General.

Bethany is a phenomenal litigator and has prosecuted hundreds if not thousands of criminal cases in RI in her 15 years of experience as a Criminal Trial Attorney. She has had close to 50 jury trials ranging from sexual assaults to Murder to White Collar crimes. Ms. Macktaz brings an awesome amount of in-court experience to her Family and Criminal Law practice.

If you are facing a Family Court situation, there is no one you would rather have in your corner than Bethany Macktaz. She handles everything from Custody issues, to Divorce and Mediation with the same skill and knowledge that she has devoted to criminal prosecution work throughout her life. Along with this background, Ms. Macktaz has developed the determination and ability to push forward with difficult issues, knowing the facts and law are on her side, and she will do the same for you.



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