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OUR VISION

29 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WORKING TO ACHIEVE THE BEST POSSIBLE OUTCOME BY PUTTING THE NEEDS OF OUR CLIENTS FIRST

 

Desmond Law P.A. and its experienced professional staff recognize that divorce and other personal family issues can be overwhelming. We offer compassionate care to our clients while aggressively and zealously representing their legal interests. Competitive hourly rates are coupled with a no-nonsense approach to what can be a very emotional and life altering event. If you have children, child custody and support are the main issues in a dissolution of marriage action. Additionally significiant is the division of assets and liabilities, and calculation of alimony. This is especially important in a high net worth divorce or where the ownership of a business is involved.  Experience counts.  Let Desmond Law help you achieve your best possible outcome. 

ATTORNEYS

ATTORNEY LEO W. DESMOND

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Let Mr. Desmond's 29 years of experience work for you.  By combining a background of litigating fraud and accounting matters with family law, Morris County Divorce Attorney Leo Desmond has the unique ability to uncover assets that might be hidden from sight.  Additionally, having personally experienced  a divorce with young children, Mr. Desmond has an empathetic perspective regarding the effects of divorce on the children of divorcing parents. 

 

High net worth divorce requires an understanding of accounting, estate planning and business.  Mr. Desmond personally guides his clients through the divorce process, striving to achieve the best possible outcome.

 

Mr. Desmond has served as class counsel on over 150 securities class actions since 1995.
 

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Desmond was the Managing Partner of L.W. Desmond & Company and was an options floor trader, holding options memberships at the New York Stock Exchange and the American Stock Exchange.  Additionally, he was previously a member of the New York Futures Exchange as well as a Vice President and Director of Risk Analysis for a Merrill Lynch subsidiary.

 

Education:

  • B.A., Rollins College, 1980  |   M.B.A., Fordham University, 1988 (Beta Gamma Sigma)  |  J.D., New York Law School, 1994 (cum laude)

STATE BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • New Jersey  |  New York  |  Florida  |  Colorado

Federal Bar Admission:

  • First Circuit Court of Appeals  |  Second Circuit Court of Appeals  |  Third Circuit Court of Appeals  |  Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

  • District of New Jersey  |  Southern District of New York  |  Southern District of Florida  |  Middle District of Florida  |  District of Colorado

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