John L. Roncone III.

John L. Roncone III.

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Location:
Leominster, Massachusetts
Phone:
978-401-0825
877-261-4389
Fax:
978-840-6000
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  • Attorney John L. Roncone, III. (Jay), began his practice of law in 1991 after graduating from Gettysburg College (PA) and the New England School of Law (Boston, MA). He has practiced primarily in the areas of: personal injury (auto accidents, dog bites, slip and fall), criminal defense (assault, DWI/OUI, drug charges, etc.), litigation, real estate and family law (divorce, child support, restraining orders, adoption, etc.). He has extensive experience representing clients in the various District Courts, Probate and Family Courts, Superior Courts, and Federal Courts within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has also successfully represented parties in numerous arbitration and mediation hearings, saving clients' thousands of dollars in litigation expenses.
  • Attorney Roncone has handled many complex litigation matters both for plaintiffs and defendants, including wrongful death claims, slip and falls, motor vehicle accidents, serious personal injury claims, multi-million dollar condominium litigation, divorce, paternity and child custody disputes. At least six of his clients' cases have been published as "notable verdicts/settlements" within the Commonwealth. He has also defended hundreds of juvenile and adult defendants accused of various misdemeanor and felony offenses from arraignment thru jury trials.
  • An active member of most state bar association and trial lawyers groups, Attorney Roncone served as the Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Leominster, Massachusetts from January of 2000 thru January of 2004. He currently serves as a Special Prosecutor for the Worcester County District Attorney's Office and was appointed a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Attorney Roncone has advised and negotiated various artist/talent agreements for singers, writers, and producers in various television and theatrical matters.
  • Attorney Roncone is admitted/licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of California and the District of Columbia.

 

 

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Divorce & Family Law
  • 15% Criminal Law (Criminal Defense)
  • 15% Personal Injury, Slip & Fall, Wrongful Death - Plaintiff
  • 10% Litigation (Collection, Civil, Business)
  • Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2003
  • Massachusetts, 1991
  • District of Columbia, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2003

Education

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Juris Doctor - May, 1991
  • Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    • Bachelor of Arts - May, 1988
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: History

Honors and Awards

  • Massachusetts Superlawyers, 2011
  • Massachusetts Superlawyers, 2012
  • Massachusetts Superlawyers, 2013
  • Massachusetts Superlawyers, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • Worcester County Bar Association, Member
  • North Worcester County Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Family & Conciliation Courts, Member
  • Worcester County Bar Association, Co-Chair Probate Court Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • City of Leominster Conservation Commission, Member, 1993 - 1996
  • Solomon, Roncone & Gazourian, Associate, 1991 - 1994
  • Middlesex County District Attorney's Office, Student Prosecutor, 1990
  • City of Leominster, Massachusetts, Assistant City Solicitor, January 1, 2000 - January 1, 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney Coach, Massachusetts Bar Association, Fitchburg High School, 1994 - 1997
  • Volunteer Judge, Massachusetts Bar Association Mock Trial Competition

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Chi Rho