Paul A. Leonard Jr.
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 of the Board of Directors of Indiana Legal Services, Inc., 2007-2010; current Director and Vice-Chair, District 1 Pro Bono Committee; 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.
Certified Specialist in Family Law
Indiana Family Law Board Certification
Dissolution of Marriage
Child Custody & Support
Guardian Ad Litem
Parenting Time Coordinator
Family Law Mediation & Arbitration
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
Other Court Admissions
Northern District of Indiana
Southern District of Indiana
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Tax Court
United States Supreme Court