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Paul A. Leonard, Jr.

Paul A. Leonard, Jr.

Paul A. Leonard, Jr.

Of Counsel

t. (219) 769-1313 x106
f. (219) 769-6806

Merrillville Office
9191 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410


Paul A. Leonard, Jr., Of Counsel, 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). 

Formerly a Certified Family Law Specialist (2002 – 2022); Fellow, Indiana Bar Foundation; listed from 2004 – 2023 in Indiana Super Lawyers; listed in Best Lawyers in America from 2007 – 2022; Past Chair, Indiana State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section, 2001-2003; Past-President and former of the Board of Directors of Indiana Legal Services, 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); Recipient, 2009 Gale M. Phelps Memorial Award, Indiana State Bar Association Section of Family and Juvenile Law. Mr. Leonard is a volunteer in the Civil Air Patrol, the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary and is currently a Captain, Transport Mission Pilot, and the Legal Officer for the Indiana Wing.


Valparaiso University School of Law, 1982
Juris Doctor

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

3 BCC Lawyers Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® List

3 BCC Lawyers Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® List

Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP is pleased to announce that 3 lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally...

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6 BCC Attorneys Listed in 2019 Super Lawyers Magazine

6 BCC Attorneys Listed in 2019 Super Lawyers Magazine

Paul A. Leonard Jr., Robert F. Parker, and Daniel A. Gioia have been selected to the 2019 Indiana Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Chad W....

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