Our attorneys are for honesty, integrity, and compassion. Your case is as important to us as it is to you. At Roach Leite, we will treat you with the respect and consideration and give the personal attention to your case that you deserve. Our attorneys are experienced in a diverse range of legal disciplines. They are constantly following developments in the law and participating in continuing legal education in order to provide you with the best service possible.
The attorneys at Roach Leite believe that it is also important to be active members in the communities in which we practice law and live.
Marirose Roach fights for the rights of spouses and children, providing legal representation in divorce, custody and support cases. She also provides volunteer services with Philadelphia VIP, a pro bono agency in Philadelphia.
A dual-sport athlete at Temple University, Marirose excelled in track and field and soccer at the Division I level. More recently, she has turned her attention to women’s professional football, starring with the Philadelphia Liberty Belles and Philadelphia Passion. Marirose was the LFL’s Offensive Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011. Consistent with her willingness to give back to the community, Marirose is the founder of FootballHers Inc., a non-profit organization created to advance the sport of football amongst young women. Marirose was a Member of the Advisory Board of the Black Women in Sport Foundation. Currently, she sits on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Panthers Football Team and the Harambee Institute for Science and Technology Charter School. Representative clients include R&B songstress and BigScore Entertainment recording artist, Arika Kane, who has reached international success with worldwide record sales. Marirose’s practice includes legal representation and counseling related to:
Family Law, Foreclosure Defense, Contract Law, Sports & Entertainment Law Estates & Asset Protection, Business Transactions, Career Management, Post-Career Counseling and other legal services.
Prior to Joining Roach, Leite & Manyin, Mr. Leite-Young spent time with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldman & Berkowitz, P.C. and later as an associate in the Bankruptcy Department of one of Bucks County Pennsylvania’s most reputable law firms. There he concentrated his practice on Chapter 7 liquidation, Chapter 13 repayment, Consumer Defense, and Contractual Disputes.
Today, Mr. Leite-Young’s practice focuses on mortgage-related litigation, credit card-related litigation, debt-collection litigation, office equipment loan-related litigation, mortgage servicing-related litigation, arbitration, and consumer bankruptcy.
Often described as an “advocate for justice” Rob provides advice, guidance and relentless representation on behalf of homeowners, consumers, debtors and businesses regarding predatory lending practices, illegal foreclosures and violations of state and federal law. Over his career, Rob has successfully handled numerous Federal and State court matters on behalf of clients in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. On a limited basis, Mr. Leite-Young provides representation in criminal matters, commercial and residential lease agreements, and insurance litigation.
An active pillar in the community, Rob can often be seen organizing community outreach events, donating time and money to various causes, and hanging out with the neighborhood kids. Prior to law school, Mr. Leite-Young was a Social Worker for the Philadelphia Department of Human Services and a highly regarded insurance fraud investigator.
Client-Centered Results for Complex Legal Issues
We approach legal problems by first trying to resolve them amicably without going through the time-consuming and expensive process of litigation. But if your case is one that warrants litigation, remember that we are trial lawyers who are not afraid to fight for you and we’ll be with you every step of the way. Our goal is to be the best lawyer for your matter and to go the distance to help you reach your goals.