Paul A. Leonard, Jr., Partner, Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP. AV rating, Martindale Hubbell. Born Dayton, Ohio, June 20, 1953; admitted to bar, 1982, Indiana; also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; U.S. Tax Court.
Preparatory education, College of the Holy Cross (B.A., 1975); University of Dayton (M.A., 1978); legal education, Valparaiso University (J.D., 1982).
Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Certified Family Law Specialist, Family Law Certification Board; Director, Independent Certification Board for Indiana Family Law Specialists; Fellow, Indiana Bar Foundation; listed since 2004 in Indiana Super Lawyers; Listed in Best Lawyers in America@ since 2007; Past Chair, Indiana State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section, 2001-2003; Past-President and current member of the Board of Directors of Indiana Legal Services, Inc.; Current member of the Board of Directors of Northwest Indiana Volunteer Lawyers, Inc.; Past-President, Lake County Bar Association; Past-Co-Chair, Lake County Bar Association Family Law Section; Member, Indiana and American Bar Associations (Family Law Sections); Faculty, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation, Family Law; Faculty, Law Education Institute, Family Law. Recipient, 2009 Gale M. Phelps Memorial Award, Indiana State Bar Association Section of Family and Juvenile Law. Mr. Leonard is currently a Captain, Transport Mission Pilot, and Assistant Legal Officer in the Indiana Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Air Force Auxiliary.
Valparaiso University School of Law, 1982
University of Dayton, 1978
M.A. in Philosophy
The College of the Holy Cross, 1975
B.A. in Philosophy
- Indiana Bar
- Northern District of Indiana
- Southern District of Indiana
- Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
- United States Tax Court
- United States Supreme Court
Paul A. Leonard, Jr. News & Articles
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3 Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP lawyers named to 2019 Best Lawyers® list August 15, 2018 -- Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP is pleased to announce that 3 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since...read more
We are pleased to announce that Paul A. Leonard, Jr. was notified that he has been selected once again to be included in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 in the family law category. This is Paul’s 10th consecutive year being included in the family...read more
Paul A. Leonard, Jr. and Robert F. Parker have been both listed in the 2014 Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine. 2014 marks Paul A. Leonard, Jr.'s 11th consecutive year listed in the magazine as well as Robert F. Parker's 5th year...read more