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Leslie G. Fein


Leslie G. Fein
(202) 483 2900

Areas of practice

Estates & Trusts -including preparation of Wills, Power of Attorney Forms and Guardianships & Conservatorships

Domestic Relations matters -including divorce, custody, child support and paternity determinations

Les focuses on helping people. He graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA (BA, 1968) and the University of Tennessee School of Law (JD 1971). He began his legal career in the District of Columbia in November, 1971 as a sole practitioner handling juvenile and criminal cases in the DC trial court as a public defender. After more than eight years defending individuals charged with criminal offenses -including homicides – for his mostly indigent clients, he started handling cases in the Family Division {now, Family Court) of the DC court. In 1985, he joined Dan Crowley and Chris Hoge in forming Crowley, Hoge & Fein, P.C. Soon after the firm was formed, he started handling cases in the Probate Division of the DC trial court working on decedent’s estates and cases related to guardianships and conservatorships. In 1987, he was admitted to practice law in the State of Maryland. Thereafter, he concentrated on family law and probate-related cases.

He wrote the Family Law section of the 1st D.C. Bar Practice Manual. He has the highest possible rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

Admitted to practice

  • State of Tennessee (1971, now inactive) District of Columbia, 1971
  • Maryland, 1987
  • United States Supreme Court


  • The University School of Law (J.D. 1971) Tulane University (B.A. 1968)

Professional experience

Les was a sole practitioner from 1971 until 1985 when he joined Dan Crowley and Chris Hoge and they formed Crowley, Hoge & Fein, P.C. He has served as managing partner of the firm since 1988.


Memberships & activities
Les serves as a member of the Fiduciary Panel in the Probate Division of the Court, and when appropriate through Court appointments he handles some cases on a pro bono basis.

Volunteer work

Les served as a Mentor through the DC Bar Family Law Clinic for many years. He continues to serve as a Court-appointed ADR Facilitator in the Family Court.