About Leah

Leah M. Paolini is a senior attorney at Ryder & Phelps, P.C. A graduate of Merrimack College followed by Suffolk Law School in 2002.


Attorney Paolini worked as a partner attorney at the Law Office of Ryder and Paolini established in 2003 before rejoining the practice in 2021 as Ryder & Phelps, P.C. Leah maintained a solo practice in Saugus, Massachusetts and also worked of counsel for Ryder & Phelps, P.C. prior to rejoining as a senior attorney.


Along with years of experience in complex divorce and family law litigation, Attorney Paolini is a MCLE Rule 8 certified conciliator through the Middlesex Bar. She received various awards and honorable mentions as a graduate student at Suffolk University Law School. Attorney Paolini works as the managing attorney to legal support staff and associates at the firm. The practice is excited to have her skills and expertise to ensure the highest quality of service to our clients.

Attorney Paolini was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2002 and has practiced in most counties within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Middlesex Bar Association Trained Conciliator


Leah enjoys spending time with her three children (13,10 and 6) and cheering them on from the sidelines for all of their sports and activities. She also enjoys cooking, reading, watching the Red Sox and traveling with her family.