Beatrice Leong

Art and Science of Interviewing Pro Bono Clients

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.

Beatrice received her law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law, and her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Binghamton where she doubled majored in English Literature & Rhetoric and Asian & Asian American Studies. 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, as well as Co-Chair of the Government Service and Public Interest Committee. 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 Matrimonial and Family Law Fundamentals.

Born and raised in New York City, Beatrice enjoys art and films, singing karaoke and watching Mets baseball. She resides in Queens with her cat, Gilly.