Mark F. Leonard

Mark F. Leonard

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

Recognized since 1997

Denver, Colorado

Practice Areas

Family Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Family Law
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Mark serves as head of the firm’s Family Law Group, and has been since joining the firm in 1972. In 1985, he limited his practice to focus exclusively on divorce matters.

As one of the leading attorneys in the field, Mark handles cases involving pre-and post-marital agreements, sophisticated property settlements, negotiated settlements, permanent order trials, child-related issues and extensive mediation and arbitration. He also serves as a mediator, settlement master and arbitrator in divorce matters.

Mark enjoys an A.V. rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Directory and has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Family Law since 1995.

Prior to joining the firm, Mark was the Chief Public Defender for the First Judicial District of Colorado.


  • 410 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2200
    Denver, CO 80202-4432

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, Colorado Bar Association


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Colorado Bar Association - Member
  • Colorado Tennis Association - Board of Directors
  • Denver Bar Association - Member
  • Kempe Center - Member of Ad Hoc Committee
  • Operation Walk Denver - Board of Directors
  • Rocky Mountain Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory - Board of Directors

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
Headquarters: Denver, Colorado

59 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

17 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Family Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Family Law, Denver (2009)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Family Law


  • 5280 Top Lawyers, Family Law/Divorce, 2015-2016
  • A.V. Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Directory
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006-2016

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