Lawrence Leonard is a graduate of Boston University, Bachelor of Arts (cum laude), and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (Juris Doctor).
Mr. Leonard is fluent in Spanish. His interests, besides law, include chess.
Mr. Leonard was President of the Boston University Chess Club from 1974 to 1976. He also taught a chess class at Boston University. His chess activities were covered by the Boston University daily and weekly papers and he appeared on a local Boston television station regarding these activities.
Mr. Leonard has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1981. He is admitted to the Federal Courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. Leonard has litigated cases in all five boroughs of New York City and many of its surrounding counties. He has handled over 3,000 cases.
Mr. Leonard keeps abreast of all developments in the law. He has read almost every Personal Injury case in the daily New York Law Journal since 1988. Because of this, he has accumulated a vast amount of legal knowledge, which is always current.