Leonard Henry Kesten

Leonard Henry Kesten

Civil Rights Attorney

Boston, MA





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About Me

My priority as an attorney is to listen carefully to my clients, identify their problems with them, and seek the best solution possible. It is always important to remember that it is the client's issue, not the lawyers. What is best for the client is the ultimate driving force of everything that the lawyer does.

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees


Contingent (40%-65%), Hourly ($250-$500/hour)

Client Reviews

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Superb Lawyer!

Posted by: Michael about 4 years ago.

Mr. Kesten represented in a discrimination case. He conducts his work in a very professional fashion. He's terrific in court...very charismatic....

average lawyer

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 4 years ago.

Mr. Kesten handled my criminal case. I was arrested for hitting a tree with my car while I was roaring drunk. Mr. Kesten told me he could win the...
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Jeffrey T. Stinson
Jeffrey Stinson

Topsfield, MA

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer because with a little luck I will also have a 10.0 rating on this very credible site some day. He is also a great guy (I've...
Jefferson W. Boone
Jefferson Boone

Brighton, MA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. I've never met Mr. Kesten, but know him because he hired away my best clerk to be his associate (I have also endorsed the...
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1983 License Status: Active for the state of Massachusetts.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/31/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1995 – present

Brody, Hardoon, Perkins & Kesten, LLP


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1983 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Northeastern University School of Law


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2009 Massachusetts Most influential lawyers

Lawyers Weekly


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2006- present

American Trial Lawyers Association

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2009 Unhappy with your Avvo rating, no problem

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Trial Practice

at Continuing Legal Education

2009 Duty to Protect

at Family Law Seminar

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