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About me

I view the practice of law as the profession it is. I take the time to sit down with clients, gather the necessary information, and explain the available options. I timely return my client's telephone calls, inquiries, and communications. The client is kept informed throughout representation. I provide thoughtful, effective, and conscientious representation always mindful of the client's objectives and goals.

I have practiced law in Massachusetts for approximately eighteen years. During that time, I have tried scores of cases throughout Massachusetts in a wide range of forums including federal court, superior court, district court, land court and administrative agencies. In addition, I have represented clients in matters before the Supreme Judicial Court and the Massachusetts Appeals Court. 

Pursuant to SJC Rule 1:18, the Uniform Rules of Dispute Resolution, I am certified as a court-connected conciliator and participate in the conciliation program at Lowell District Court. 

For more information about me, please visit the Law Office of Brian W. Leahey, P.C. website at


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    21 years
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
    5 years
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
    17 years
  4. Business: 15%
    5 years
  5. Government: 5%
    21 years


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Contact info

Law Office of Brian W. Leahey, P.C.

327 Gorham Street
Lowell, MA, 01852


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono AwardMerrimack Valley Legal Services2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant City SolicitorCity of Lowell2003 - 2011
AttorneyGallagher & Cavanaugh, LLP2001 - 2003
AttorneyBrian W. Leahey, Attorney At Law1998 - 2001
Assistant District AttorneyMiddlesex County District Attorney's Office1994 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Lowell Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Greater Lowell Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - Present
Massachusetts Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Massachusetts Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employment Law Practice GroupMember2011 - Present
Social Law LibraryMember2011 - Present
New England Quilt MuseumFormer Board of Directors2007 - 2011
Lowell Assocation the BlindFormer Board of Directors2006 - 2013
Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers AssociationFormer Member2003 - 2011
Lowell HouseFormer Board of Directors2002 - 2009
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersFormer Member1998 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bouatick v Maher et alJudgment for the defendant
Conroy and the Lowell Public SchoolsEmployer's termination of employee was upheld.
Kanu et al v. Ung et alDefense Verdict
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Georgetown UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1990