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Leonard M. Cordeiro

PartnerLeonard M. Cordeiro

Over the past 25 years, Len has tirelessly worked with and effectively assisted numerous clients in Rhode Island and Massachusetts in a variety of different legal areas. Len also uses his fluency in the languages of Portuguese and Spanish advocate on behalf of a broad spectrum of clients from the Latin and Luso American communities. He routinely handles cases involving Workers’ Compensation in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for individuals who have suffered injuries on the job. He also prepares and litigates Motor Vehicle Accidents and other types of Personal Injury claims. Len assists clients with claims for Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Social Security Supplementary Income (SSI). He also counsels clients in the areas of Bankruptcy, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning.

Len joined AC&V in 1995 as an Associate Attorney and was named Partner in 2001. Len earned his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School in Boston in 1991, where he was awarded the “Best Brief” in the Justice Tom C. Clark Moot Court Competition. He is a graduate of the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Len is a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Rhode Island Association for Justice (RIAJ), the Rhode Island Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Bench Bar Committee, and the Portuguese American Federation. He is a member of the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Bar Associations. Len resides in Rehoboth, MA with his wife and their son.

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 1991
  • Massachusetts, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1993


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1991
  • College of Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts
    • B.A.

Honors and Awards

  • Best Brief, Tom C. Clark Moot Court Competition

Professional Associations and Memberships

Our Case Results

We are proud to have obtained numerous settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of our clients. At Audette, Cordeiro & Violette, we truly care about you and your family. That’s why we strive to recover the maximum compensation you are owed. Throughout the process, you can rely on us to act as your trusted advocate and guide. Browse some of our firm’s notable case results to learn more about how we’ve helped other people like you.

  • $6,175,000 Traumatic Brain Injury
  • $5,000,000 Paralyzing Injury
  • $1,500,000 Worker's Compensation
  • $1,000,000, Medical Malpractice
  • $863,000 Back Injury
  • $700,000 Workers' Compensation
  • $700,000 Trench Collapse
  • $600,000 Workers’ Compensation Claim
  • $600,000 Discriminating Conduct & Harassment
  • $600,000 Medical Negligence

Why Hire Audette, Cordeiro & Violette?

  • We Keep You Informed

  • All Consultations Are Free!

  • We Will Fight for You

  • We Invest in the Community

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