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Prior to Ms. Leonard’s law career, she practiced pharmacy as a licensed pharmacist and manager of an independent pharmacy in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.  After graduating from law school, she joined the firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon as an associate specializing in pharmaceutical litigation.  In 1996, Ms. Leonard began concentrating her law practice as a family law practitioner and formed her own firm in 2005.  She continues to focus on assisting clients with their family law issues. She is also a trained mediator and has considerable trial experience with family law cases.

Admitted

  • Missouri, 1994

Education

  • University of Missouri, B.S. Pharmacy (1983)
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City J.D. (1994)

Memberships and credentials

  • Missouri Bar
  • Missouri Bar (Family Law Section)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Missouri Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers – President
  • Missouri Super Lawyers each year since 2008
  • Best Lawyers in America each year since 2011
  • Disciplinary Hearing Officer with Missouri Supreme Court
  • Trained mediator
  • Guardian ad Litem (1996-2010)
  • American Bar Association (Family Law Section)
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Eastern Jackson County Bar Association
  • Registered Pharmacist, Missouri since 1983
  • Full Fellow American College of Apothecaries 1985
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City Pharmacy Foundation Board