Joseph A. Ledwidge Esq., Managing Partner

Attorney Joseph Ledwidge has been handling probate and estate administration matters for approximately 15 years. He is a trusted advocate and has been appointed guardian ad litem by the probate court to represent the interest of potential beneficiaries with unknown whereabouts, children, and the incapacitated in legal proceedings. He works with clients personally, listening to their needs and devising effective solutions for their legal problems. He is committed to keeping legal fees reasonable and offering convenient and creative payment plans to clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Family Law
  • General Litigation (10% of practice devoted to litigation)

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1998


  • Thames Valley University School of Law, London, England LL.B. – 1996 (with Honors)
  • Hammersmith and West London College, H.N.C. – 1987. Major: Business and Finance


  • ‘Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Litigating a Case in Probate Court’, New York City Bar Association
  • Surrogate’s Courts

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Queens Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 2010
  • Queens County Bar Association, 2005

Past Employment Positions

  • Queens Supreme Court, Guardian Ad Litem

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Forestdale, Inc., a child welfare agency
  • Queens Volunteer Legal Project