Leone, Throwe, Teller & Nagle
Meet our team of attorneys and dedicated staff


Frank A. Leone

FRANK A. LEONE: (Member) born Hartford, Connecticut; admitted to bar, 1975, Connecticut. Education: Wesleyan University (B.A., 1971); Suffolk University (J.D., cum laude, 1975). Member, Moot Court Advisory Board and Chairman, First Year Moot Court Program, 1974-1975. Member: Hartford County, Connecticut and American Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association; Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association.Practice Areas: Civil and Criminal Litigation; Real Estate; Probate; Estate Planning; Business Law; Personal Injury; Wrongful Death; Landlord and Tenant Law.


Adam J. Teller

ADAM J. TELLER: (Member) born Manchester, Connecticut; admitted to bar, 1987, Massachusetts; 1988, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut.Education: Harvard University (A.B., summa cum laude, 1984); Harvard University (J.D., cum laude, 1987). Presidential Scholar. Tau Beta Pi Prize, 1984. Oliver Ellsworth Inns of Court, Member, 1991-1993; Treasurer, 1992-1993. Law Clerk, Hon. Peter C. Dorsey, U.S. District Judge, District of Conn., 1987-1989. Dep. Asst. Public Defender, Superior Court, Enfield, CT, 1989-1992. Special Master, U.S. District Court, 1998—. Hearing Officer, Manchester Board of Education, 1998-1999. Alternate, 2001-2003 and Member, 2003—, Town of Bolton Planning & Zoning Commission. Member:Hartford County, Connecticut and American Bar Associations. Reported Cases:State vs. Diaz, 226 Conn. 514 (1993).Practice Areas: Civil Litigation; Personal Injury; Wrongful Death; Criminal and Drunk Driving Defense; Family Law; Divorce; Child Custody and Support; Probate; Civil Rights; Employment Discrimination; Workers Compensation.


Mario R. Borelli

MARIO R. BORELLI: (Associate) admitted to bar, 1997, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut. Education: University of Notre Dame (B.S., 1993); Indiana University - Bloomington (J.D., magna cum laude, 1996). Forrest E. Jump Scholar. Managing Editor, Indiana Law Journal. Member, Moot Court Board and National Moot Court Team. Book Awards, Criminal Law and Federal Criminal Law. Law Clerk, Hon. John D. Tinder, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Indiana, 1996-97. Member: Hartford County, Connecticut and Connecticut Hispanic Bar Associations. Chairman of the Board, Connecticut Center for Children’s Advocacy. Practice Areas: Civil and Criminal Litigation; Insurance Coverage; Commercial Litigation; Business Law; Property Litigation; Landlord and Tenant Law; Evictions; Personal Injury; Probate; Wills; Leases; Collections; and Real Estate. Languages: Fluent in Spanish.


Valerie Leone

VALERIE LEONE: (Of Counsel) born Hartford, Connecticut; admitted to bar, 2000, Connecticut and U.S. District Court of Connecticut. Education: Lafayette College (B.A., 1997); Suffolk University (J.D., cum laude, 2000). Member: Hartford County, Connecticut and American Bar Associations. Practice Areas: Civil Litigation; Criminal Litigation; Personal Injury; Real Estate; Estate Planning; Probate; Elder Law; Business Law; Landlord and Tenant Law.


William A. Leone

WILLIAM LEONE: (1943-2012)


James H. Throwe

JAMES H. THROWE: (Retired)