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Officiant in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts,
(617) 244-7155
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4.9 out of 5
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  • 253 Reviews


    Dianna

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    5 out of 5
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  • Leslie officiated our wedding day at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston. From the moment I spoke to her, I knew she was going to make our wedding ceremony be extra special. Leslie is very professional, efficient with her work, and incredibly personable. After talking with her and getting to know my fiancé and I, she gave us great advice and suggestions. She allowed us to pick and choose what we liked for our ceremony and added her own beautiful words. Leslie was on time, well prepared, and her positive energy made us feel at ease. Our guests loved our ceremony and were so impressed. Our special day was a dream come true and perfect! Leslie, thank you for the unforgettable memories!! You are the best!! -Dee & Phil

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    I must thank you D and P for such a wonderful review. Clearly, meeting both of you and your families was so special. It was a magical wedding with such beauty, positivity, and those special highlights brought by your family with the candle ceremony and the very special surprise, the signed picture and blessing sent from Rome by the Pope. It was my honor to read the blessing to you and your guests. Thank you for your communication and always being accessible when needed. It was a pleasure to be with you on this monumental day in your life. Thank you for considering me, and thank you for your warm note. I wish you a wonderful life filled with much happiness and joy. Sincerely, Leslie

    Alexander

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    5 out of 5
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  • Leslie was a pleasure to work with. She listened to our input and incorporated our personalities into the ceremony. Leslie provided some great input and guidance when we needed it but gave us freedom to do what we wanted as well. She really made us feel at ease for the whole process and was very flexible, communicative, accommodating, and friendly. It was really clear that Leslie was really excited for us and wanted us to be happy.

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    I was excited for you Alexander! I am excited for you! Thank you so much for asking me to solemnize your marriage. It was a beautiful day filled with such happiness and love. I know your future will be bright, beautiful, and filled with the best of times. Congratulations again! All best wishes, Leslie

    Ryan

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    5 out of 5
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  • Nothing but great things to say about Leslie. She did an amazing job officiating a 10 year vow renewal ceremony for my wife and I. After speaking to the minister that married us I was not confident that he would be the best choice for the renewal. I checked online and found Leslie through her amazing reviews. Glad I did!

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    Hello Ryan, From the very second you contacted me, I was counting the days to meet you and your wife and preform this renewall ceremony which was a highlight of my year. Thank you so much for asking me to write this renewall for you. It was a wonderful day for you, your wife and families. I feel so privileged to be a part of your 10th year anniversary celebration. Thank you again, and for the very kind words. Most sincerely, Leslie

    Ryan

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    5 out of 5
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  • Nothing but great things to say about Leslie. She did an amazing job officiating a 10 year vow renewal ceremony for my wife and I. After speaking to the minister that married us I was not confident that he would be the best choice for the renewal. I checked online and found Leslie through her amazing reviews. Glad I did!

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    I am asked to write and perform many renewall ceremonies for all different reasons. This was special to me. Both of you are special, and I shall keep you in my thoughts for years to come. It was a great day for you, and I felt so privileged to be part of your day, your life, and your future. Thank you so much. Most sincerely, Leslie

    Happy Couple

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    5 out of 5
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  • Leslie is very kind, thoughtful, professional, and respectful - truly a fabulous justice! She was recommended to us by one of our mutual friends, who also had Leslie to officiate his civil ceremony with his wife locally and was very happy with the experience. We are very fortunate to have Leslie to officiate in our civil ceremony. We had a large destination wedding planned overseas and so had focused most of our energy planning that one, and we were looking for a simple ceremony to be officiated locally. We enjoyed our phone conversations with Leslie, and she encouraged us to think about what we would want in our civil ceremony, helping us brainstorm ideas and even coming up with an ideal location for the ceremony that was meaningful for us (since my spouse and I met at work in the hospital, we chose the hospital chapel as a low-key place for the ceremony). The ceremony led by Leslie was beautiful - and we were extremely thankful of her help and thoughtfulness!!

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    Hello Happy Couple! It is no wonder why you wrote Happy Couple. You are truly a remarkable couple, loving each other and loving the research you are also dedicated to doing day/night/weekend/holidays to insure a healthier and better life for humanity. Amazing. Best wishes to both of you for a wonderful marriage, lots of happiness and music...coffee breaks and lots of love! Thanks!!!

    Greg and Fasai

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  • Very professional and responsive to our needs. Made sure we were happy with the words we'd say for our vows before starting the ceremony.

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    Hello Fasai and Greg, Thank you for this lovely review and photograph! It was a lovely day, the sun shining on you and your guests as you were married. I wish you both every happiness in your future. Most sincerely, Leslie

    irja

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    5 out of 5
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  • Leslie was absolutely AMAZING! There were a lot of possible "roadblocks" that could have occurred on our wedding day, but Leslie showed up early, was joyful, professional, extremely kind and performed the most beautiful wedding ceremony. She is awesome!!!

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    Hello Irja, I am so grateful for your lovely review of me. We all agreed that you had the most wonderful day, wedding, and knowledge that you two will share a phenomenal future. Be well, know you will be happy, and best of luck in your marriage. Most sincerely, leslie

    Julia

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    5 out of 5
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  • Leslie was the perfect choice to be our Justice of the Peace. I found Leslie by searching for a JP on wedding websites, because she has so many wonderful reviews I reached out to her and set up a meeting. Leslie created a customized script for our ceremony and was so easy to talk to. She was very flexible and catered to any request we had. She was prepared with a either tissue, white thread or anything else I needed during my wedding day. She was such an important part of our special day, I could not have been happier with Leslie as our officiant.

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    Julia, you made my day special. Thank you for asking me to be your Justice on a beautiful day in June! Everything went so nicely for both of you as I suspected. Congratulations to you, and very best wishes for a wonderful future. Most sincerely, leslie

    Ted

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    5 out of 5
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  • How do you sum up something as special as Leslie’s ceremony?? Perfection, she is kind and so insightful and thoughtful. She took the time to learn about us, our beginning and how we go to that that day. She did a totally CUSTOME ceremony that we have not stopped getting compliments on how intimate and special it made our guests feel. We LOVED working with Leslie and would tell you, if you want something special call her!!

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    Thank you Ted! Thank you for the kind words and the opportunity to be with you on your wedding day. It was an honor, and truly a privilege. You are a great couple, and I can imagine the wonderful life you will share year to year. With all best wishes, Leslie

    Victoria

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    5 out of 5
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  • Leslie was much more than an officiant. She embraced us and our story, hosted us at her place and made us feel like home. My husband and I highly recommend her as an officiant and we hope to see her again, now as a friend of ours!

    Charles

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    5 out of 5
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  • Justice Zises was extraordinarily responsive and flexible, enabling my fiancee and I to have precisely the ceremony we desired.

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    Thank you Charles for these lovely words. It was a lot of fun working with you, for you. I am gad all went well, as expected! Best wishes for a wonderful married life. Most sincerely, Leslie

    Robin

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    5 out of 5
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  • Leslie made our wedding day! Leslie is thoughtful, flexible, quick on her feet, funny and most of all kind. She made our ceremony personal and meaningful, just what we'd hoped for. Before the wedding day, Leslie took the time to sit down with us in her studio, learn about our history and shape the kind of ceremony that was just right for us. Along with being extremely good at what she does, Leslie also happens to be such a nice person to be around (with a twinkle in her eye!) that you almost can't believe she's real. Quite simply, we were given a gift by finding Leslie and can't recommend her highly enough. Thank you, Leslie!

    Paige

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    5 out of 5
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  • Leslie is amazing! She will help you create a thoughtful, touching ceremony, and her warm personality is a welcome presence at your ceremony.

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    Thank you Paige! I had a wonderful time planning your ceremony with you and your husband. You are a wonderful couple and will share many years of happiness. I'm glad you chose me to be with you at the beginning. With all best wishes, Leslie

    Jeff

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    4.9 out of 5
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  • Leslie was absolutely wonderful to work with! She wrote a beautifully tailored ceremony for us and was so friendly and personable. She made the day even more special than we were expecting. We HIGHLY recommend her. :D

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    Hello J and J, The day was ideal for both of your and your guests. Thank you for asking me to be your Justice, as it was indeed my pleasure. I wish both of you every happiness. You have so much to look forward to especially in the near future. Best of lunch to you in marriage and in life, always! Most sincerely, Leslie

    Ivy

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    4.7 out of 5
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  • Due to changes in our wedding plans, we chose Leslie as our wedding officiant on a very short notice based on all her numerous reviews. Leslie was professional throughout and sent us a draft of the ceremony beforehand. However, since we didn't receive the draft until the night before our wedding ceremony, we wished that we had a little more time to review it. Overall, the end product was lovely and we were able to tailor our vows and the wedding passages to fit our ceremony length and style.

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    Hello Ivy, Thank you for your honest review. For those who are reading this, I would like to explain although the wedding draft was received the night prior to the wedding, we had been in communication after the initial phone conversation. During the two weeks prior to Ivy's ceremony, I did not have comcast, verizon, or wifi service as I was relocating to a new residence which was known to the couple. I too was frustrated that I could not get the ceremony delivered earlier, but thrilled that everything worked out for this extremely wonderful couple. I loved working with them, as they were so kind, patient and very understanding. I was told their ceremony was appreciated by many of the family and guests, and by them repeatedly. It was a pleasure meeting Ivy and her husband, their families and preparing their ceremony. Thank you Ivy for your kind words. Most sincerely, Leslie

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