Beatrice Leong, divorce lawyer in NYC, New York divorce lawyer

Beatrice Leong, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Email bleong@kleymanfirm.com

Phone 212-401-1977

Biography

Beatrice Leong started her career at respected matrimonial and family law firms in Queens, and Manhattan where she gained practical and hands-on experience in the five boroughs of New York City, as well as Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties. She understands and empathizes with clients who are working through the sensitive, emotional and often painful process of divorce and family conflict, and gives her maximum efforts to help her clients reach their goals.

While in law school, she worked as a volunteer at the Hartford Family Court where she helped low income individuals obtain pro se divorces, child support applications, and other family matters. She also served as President of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and the Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law Society.

Beatrice currently serves as the Membership Director of the Asian American Bar Association of New York, an association with over 1200 active members. In addition, she volunteers at a pro bono clinic and organizes free panels and educational programs for low income individuals regularly.

Beatrice has presented at continuing legal education programs to fellow attorneys and the public on the topic of Matrimonial and Family Law Fundamentals.

Focus Areas

  • Conflict Resolution & Negotiation
  • Complex Litigation & Motion Practice
  • Court Apperance
  • Trial Practice

Education & Bar Admission

BS, English Literature & Rhetoric and Asian & Asian American Studies, SUNY Binghamton

JD, University of Connecticut School of Law 

New York State Bar

Honors & Awards

Asian American Bar Association of New York – Membership Director

 

Skills

Legal Analysis90%
Case & Litigation Strategy85%
Negotiation & Conflict Resolution92%
Legal Writing & Research80%
Motion Practice85%
Court Presence95%
Discovery75%
Trial Practice80%
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