Attorney Joseph R. Leone is a Massachusetts trial attorney.

Attorney Joseph R. Leone concentrates in divorce and criminal defense. He represents individuals in divorce matters involving child custody, child support, alimony or spousal support, the valuation and division of assets and debt, and visitation schedules or parenting plans. His family law practice includes the representation of individuals in paternity cases, complaints to modify or enforce court orders, prenuptial agreements, guardianships, adoptions, and the probate of estates.

His criminal defense practice focuses on the representation of individuals charged with serious felonies such as armed robbery, larceny, drug possession, distribution and trafficking, arson, and gun possession. Attorney Leone also represents individuals that have been charged with misdemeanors such as operating under the influence of alcohol (OUI, DUI, DWI) and other motor vehicle offenses, assault and battery, domestic assault cases and restraining order violations.

Attorney Leone’s employment law practice focuses on the representation of employees that have experienced sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplace based upon age, race, religion, national origin or ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or disability. He also represents employees and businesses in employment contract disputes and negotiations, severance agreements, and non-compete agreements, and disputes regarding commissions, bonuses, and other forms of compensation incentives.



Attorney Joseph Leone graduated Summa Cum Laude from Suffolk University and Cum Laude from Suffolk University Law School.

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
  • Suffolk University, B.S.


He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, New York, and Washington, D.C., as well as the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.


  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Association


Attorney Leone Represents Clients Throughout Massachusetts
Attorney Joseph Leone represents clients throughout Massachusetts and the Greater Boston Metrowest region including such counties as Middlesex County, Worcester County, and Norfolk County and the towns of Ashland, Boston, Berlin, Bolton, Boylston, Clinton, Concord, Dover, Framingham, Grafton, Hopkinton, Holliston, Hudson, Marlborough, Maynard, Millbury, Natick, Needham, Newton,  Northborough, Sherborn, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Sudbury, Upton, Watertown, Waltham, Wayland, Wellesley, Weston, Westborough, West Boylston, and Worcester.