Professional, efficient, and compassionate family attorney offering a free 1/2 hour consultation.
Ms. Leonhardt received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Indiana University-Bloomington, graduating cum laude in 2005. She received her Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law in 2008, graduating cum laude. In law school, Ms. Leonhardt was a Pedrick Scholarship Recipient, and she worked for the Arizona Justice Project. Ms. Leonhardt also participated in the ASU Lodestar Mediation Clinic, during which time she volunteered to conduct over 30 hours of pro bono mediations. Additionally, Ms. Leonhardt served as a Court-Appointed Law Clerk in an appellate proceeding for a death row inmate, and she worked for a forensic psychology firm where she assisted in reviewing materials relevant to custody evaluations, competency evaluations, and family court interventions.
Ms. Leonhardt was admitted to the practice of law in Arizona in 2008 and Kentucky in 2010. Since graduating from law school, Ms. Leonhardt has worked extensively in the area of family law, and she spent two years as an Assistant Attorney General in the Child and Family Protection Division. Ms. Leonhardt was recently awarded the Client's Choice Award in 2014 by Avvo. Ms. Leonhardt is also Lead Counsel Rated in Family Law, a distinction that recognizes her profound legal experience, solid reputation, and her demonstration of ethics. She has been named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers in Arizona by National Trial Lawyers. She was also named to the 2012-2013 Maricopa County Bar Association Pro Bono Volunteer Lawyer's Program Honor Roll. Ms. Leonhardt is a second generation attorney, following in the footsteps of her father, uncles, and brother.
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I have had the pleasure of observing Kris Leonhardt in court. Her knowledge, skill and aggressiveness make her a formidable opponent and allow her to achieve fantastic results for her clients. She is well-respected in her legal community and is highly sought-after by clients. I strongly recommend Kris Leonhardt.
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|KY||Authorized to practice law||2010||05/16/2013|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Lead Counsel Rated in Family Law||Lead Counsel||2014|
|Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Client Distinction Award||Matindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2014|
|2012-2013 Pro Bono Volunteer Lawyer's Program Honor Roll||Maricopa County Bar Association||2013|
|Associate||Owens & Perkins, P.C.||2013 - Present|
|Assistant Attorney General||Arizona Attorney General's Office||2010 - 2013|
|Associate||Private Practice In Arizona||2008 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Arizona, Young Lawyers Division||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Indiana University||Psychology||Bachelor of Arts||2005|