Leila J. Wons

Top rated family law attorney in Westborough, Massachusetts

Law Office of Leila J. Wons, P.C.
Leila J. Wons
Law Office of Leila J. Wons, P.C.

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Massachusetts since: 2008

Education: Northeastern University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018, 2020 - 2022

Law Office of Leila J. Wons, P.C.

1900 West Park Drive
Suite 280
Westborough, MA 01581 Visit website


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

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

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 2008, Massachusetts

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

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
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. 
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. 
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. 
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Counsel for children through the ARC program, 2017
  • Trained Mediator, 2018
  • Trained Guardian ad Litem , 2019

Office location for Leila J. Wons

1900 West Park Drive
Suite 280
Westborough, MA 01581

Phone: 508-986-9406


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018, 2020 - 2022

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