Attorney Jennifer Cox graduated from New England Law School in 1989. Attorney Cox also graduated from St. Michael's College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
From 1989 to 1997, Attorney Cox practiced law with the law firm of Kamens, Harris and Donovan, PC in Peabody, Massachusetts. She focused primarily in general civil litigation. Attorney Cox then opened her own practice specializing in family law and criminal defense. In 1998, Attorney Cox joined the law firm of John Bena & Associates. She continued to handle family law matters as well as expand her legal knowledge and areas of practice to include workers' compensation and social security disability.
Attorney Cox relocated to Western Massachusetts in 2005. Her practice currently focuses on family law, child support, juvenile law and criminal defense. Attorney Cox also taught class on juvenile law as an adjunct instructor at a local community college.
Attorney Cox is a member of the Massachusetts Association of Court Appointed Attorneys and Franklin County Bar Associations. She is also the supervising attorney for Franklin county juvenile defense panel with Youth Advocacy Division of CPCS. Included in her local interests, Attorney Cox spends her time as chair of a local ZBA and as a member of Big Brother Big Sister.
Former member of the Executive Committee of the Franklin County Bar Association.
Attorney Leslie H. Powers graduated in 1989 from the New England School of Law where she served as the Editor and Chief of the New England Journal of Civil and Criminal Confinement and was awarded the West Secundum Award.
Following graduation she spent 5 years specializing in personal injury work. In 1994 she opened her own office and expanded her focus to include criminal defense work.
In 2002 Attorney Powers relocated to Western Massachusetts and expanded her practice focus to include appellate advocacy and family law, as well as criminal and civil trial work.
Former board member: Franklin County Bar Association: 2013-2016
President, Franklin County Bar Association: 2015-2016
Member, Town of Northfield Conservation Commission: 2015 to present
Member, Board of Trustees, Stoneleigh Burnham School: 2017 to present
Fellow: Massachusetts Bar Foundation