Leila J. Wons

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Westborough, MA

Law Office of Leila J. Wons, P.C.
 | 1900 West Park Drive, Suite 280
Westborough, MA 01581
Phone: 508-983-1443
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018, 2020
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    The founder of her eponymous law firm that is based in Westborough, Massachusetts, Leila J. Wons focuses her practice exclusively on family law matters. Providing dedicated representation to clients throughout Worcester, Middlesex and Norfolk Counties, she has been admitted to practice in Massachusetts. Held in high regard by her colleagues for the manner in which she handles what are often sensitive matters, Ms. Wons has received a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo, and she has been named by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as one of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under Age 40. In addition, she is included in The National Advocates: Top 40 under 40.

    Ms. Wons devotes a significant portion of her practice to furnishing advice and counsel to people who are going through a divorce and who are thus having to deal with property division, child custody and visitation, and spousal and child support. A forceful courtroom advocate when litigation is necessary, she Is also a trained mediator and collaborative law attorney, and this allows her to often help her clients resolve their matters through the use of those alternative dispute resolution methods. Attorney Wons is a court appointed Guardian ad Litem, tasked with investigating what is in the best interests of children whose parents are litigating custody disputes. She also serves as a court appointed ARC counsel, representing children and advocating for their position when his or her parents disagree over custody or the parenting schedule. 

    In addition to her matrimonial practice, Ms. Wons has assisted clients whose marriages have already been dissolved and who are now asking the court to modify or enforce parenting or support orders, as well as clients who are not married to their children’s other parent. Her other family law experience has included prenuptial agreements, LGBT issues, grandparents' rights and paternity disputes, and she has represented domestic violence victims who are seeking protective orders.

    Fluent in Spanish, Ms. Wons pursued her undergraduate education at Wellesley College and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2005. She then went on to attend Northeastern University School of Law on a merit-based scholarship and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2008.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


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    Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018, 2020

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    About Leila Wons

    Admitted: 2008, Massachusetts

    Professional Webpage: http://www.wonslegal.com/Attorney/Leila-J-Wons.shtml

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Counsel for children through the ARC program, 2017
    • Trained Mediator, 2018
    • Trained Guardian ad Litem , 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member of the Worcester County Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Women's Bar Association. Former Co-chair of the Worcester County Collaborative Law Practice Group, and member of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  Trained Mediator and member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. 
    • Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem, Member
    • Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association, Member
    • American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators, Founding Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Monthly participant at the Lawyer for the Day program at the Worcester County Probate and Family Court.  Provide pro bono, court-appointed representation of children through the ARC program at the Worcester Probate and Family Court.  Handle a select number of cases per year at a significantly reduced fee or pro bono for low-income families. 

    Representative Clients:

    • Attorney Wons has worked with clients from diverse backgrounds and ages. She has successfully represented men, women and children with different ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, races, sexual orientations and gender identities. 

    Educational Background:

    • Attorney Wons received her B.A. from Wellesley College, Major: French and Italian Studies and her JD from Northeastern University School of Law. She is trained in Collaborative Law and in Mediation, as well as through the ARC program (Attorneys Representing Children) through the Probate and Family Court. 
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    Office Location for Leila J. Wons

    1900 West Park Drive
    Suite 280
    Westborough, MA 01581

    Phone: 508-983-1443

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    Last Updated: 5/21/2020

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