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.