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About Attorney Donnalee Leonardo

Attorney Donnalee Leonardo holds degrees from the following Universities;

B.A from Saint Michael's College in Colchester, VT

J.D. from Massachusetts School of Law in Andover, MA

In addition to her degrees, Attorney Leonardo has attended numerous continuing education legal seminars with CPCS, CAFL, MH, Essex Bar Advocates, MCLE, Advanced Legal Studies, Suffolk Law School, and MACDL over the past two decades. 

Attorney Leonardo has been an instructor of juvenile law at Marion Court College and she is also a member of Essex Bar Advocates, Children and Family Law Panel, Mental Health Law Panel, and Nahant Board of Appeals. 

Since 1996, Attorney Leonardo has been representing and litigating on behalf of adult and juvenile plaintiffs and defendants in criminal and civil matters including:

  • Litigating criminal court cases for juveniles in Juvenile Court and adults in District Court

  • Litigating and representing mothers, fathers, and children in Care and Protections, and investigations involving DCF, the Court and GAL’s.

  • Custody

  • Divorce

  • Visitation

  • Spousal support

  • Contempt

  • Modifications

  • Child support

  • Property division

  • Paternity

  • Adoptions and guardianships

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