Our Attorneys

Adam J. Thurman Esq.

From 1997 until April, 2008, Adam worked as an associate with the Law Offices of Herbert Palkovitz, a law firm that limited its practice to family law, including divorce, dissolution, child support and child custody issues. These areas of practice have resulted Adam in appearing in no less than five Northeastern Ohio domestic relations and juvenile courts, as well as multiple appellate and federal courts. Adam has also has experience handling Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (“UCCJEA”) cases and cases falling under the International Child Abduction Remedies Act (“Hague Convention on the International Aspects of Child Abduction”).

After Mr. Palkovitz’ passing in April, 2008, Adam took over the practice, concentrating on the same areas of law. In March, 2011, Adam joined Scott S. Rosenthal and Stephen E.S. Daray to form the law firm Schoonover, Rosenthal, Thurman & Daray which later became Rosenthal | Thurman | Lane. Starting August 1, 2023, Adam started his own firm, Thurman and Associates LLC.

Over the years, Adam has served as the Secretary, Vice-Chair and, ultimately, Chair, of the Family Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and was appointed as a liaison to the E-Publications and Technology Groups. Furthermore, he has lectured at numerous continuing legal education seminars on various family law topics and is a contributing author to the West Publications’ “Sowald & Morganstern Domestic Relations Law” handbooks. Adam has also been a member of the Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court’s Guardian ad Litem program for over ten years.

Adam graduated cum laude from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio, in 1994, and summa cum laude from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1997. Adam was an Executive Editor at Cleveland-Marshall’s Law Review. Adam was born in Cleveland, Ohio and resides in Northeastern Ohio.

Erik B. Quattro Esq.

Erik B. Quattro began his employment in May 2020 as a law clerk. Upon passing the bar exam, he became an Associate Attorney at Rosenthal | Thurman | Lane. Erik has experience handling a wide range of estate planning, domestic relations, and juvenile court matters.

Erik Graduated with honors from Cleveland Marshall College of Law and holds a B.A. from The State University of New York at Buffalo. Erik is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Ohio Bar Association where he is a member of their family law and estate planning sections. Erik also assists with the yearly updates for the discovery chapter of Domestic Relations Law (Baldwin’s Ohio Practice).