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Matthew J. Leonard, Esq. has devoted his practice to handling the legal needs of individuals and their business interests through all stages of life. As an attorney with the law firm of Salter McGowan Sylvia & Leonard, Inc., he has been engaged to handle matters from basic to sophisticated involving Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Probate, Trust and Estate Administration, Real Estate, Business Transactions, Business Creation and related litigation.
Mr. Leonard is a trustee of numerous private trusts and has routinely served as executor of client estates. He regularly appears in Probate, District and Superior Court representing executors, administrators, guardians, trustees and beneficiaries. He appears before the Rhode Island Department of Human Services in support of client Medicaid applications.
He is currently serves as the Probate Judge for the Town of Barrington, Rhode Island. He is a current Member of the Rhode Island Chapter and National Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Education Subcommittee), of the Rhode Island Bar Associations Business Entity Subcommittee, and Probate & Trust Committee.  His is a current member of the Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island. He has served on the Town of Smithfield, Rhode Island Planning Board, and also as President of the Providence College Alumni Association (Greater Providence Chapter). Mr. Leonard represents both buyers and sellers with residential and commercial real estate transactions.