"The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence."
- Abraham Lincoln
With extensive knowledge of both law, business and business finance, lead attorney, Joseph Leeson, III, JD, MBA, CPA has the skill and experience to help clients navigate the complex areas of estate planning, commercial litigation, personal injury and insurance claims to help maximize client outcomes and damages in recovery.
An experienced trial lawyer, Attorney Leeson has been involved in complex multi-district litigation and has taken civil and criminal trials to successful jury verdicts. He concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, wills, trusts and estates, business law, commercial contract disputes, personal injury and wrongful death. Prior to embarking on a career in law, he spent 4 years practicing as a CPA in tax accounting at an international public accounting firm and a large financial corporation.
Attorney Leeson joined Leeson & Leeson after practicing at a large international law firm in Chicago to continue the legacy started by his grandfather, Joseph F. Leeson Sr., and has managed the firm’s operations and growth since 2020. He is the managing attorney for the firm and makes himself available to all new clients.
An avid runner, during the week you can often see Joseph running down Broad Street in Bethlehem. Joseph was born and raised in Bethlehem.
DeSales University, BS
DeSales University, MBA
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, JD
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – State of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of Illinois
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Northampton County Bar Association
Lehigh County Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
Bethlehem Morningstar Rotary club
Bethlehem Civil Services Board
Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce