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Brian T. Leonard is an Arizona native having been born and raised in Phoenix.  Brian is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier School and Brophy College Preparatory locally here in Phoenix.  He obtained his undergraduate degree - a Bachelor in Science - in Political Science from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California and his Juris Doctorate from the Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California.

Brian returned to Phoenix after obtaining his JD and he joined Leonard, Clancy & McGovern to practice with his father, Jim and godfather Ken Clancy.  Years later, he and Jim were thrilled to join Palumbo, Wolfe and Palumbo when the opportunity arose.  Brian's practice is focused on representing victims of medical negligence and other catastrophic personal injury claims.   

Brian is a member of The American Association for Justice (f/k/a ATLA), their Birth Trauma Litigation Group, he is also a member and is also on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Association for Justice (f/k/a AzTLA) and the Co-Chair of their Seminar Committee.

Brian has successfully resolved numerous medical negligence, birth-injury and personal injury matters in favor of his clients. 

Brian and his wife Amy, also an attorney, have three children.   


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 50%



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  • Craig A Knapp

    Brian is an excellent attorney who is well respected for his trial skills and compassion for his clients. He strongly advocates for his clients while also upholding the highest ethical standards.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Brian. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

The Leonard Law Firm, P.L.L.C.

2633 East Indian School Road, Suite 320
Phoenix, AZ, 85016


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2014
MemberArizona's Finest Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderThe Leonard Law Firm, PLLC2015 - Present
AttorneyPalumbo Wolfe2007 - 2014
AttorneyLeonard, Clancy & McGovern, PC2001 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Arizona Association for JusticeDirector2002 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2002 - Present
Birth Trauma Litigation Group of AAJMember2002 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Business Journal#1 Phoenix Personal Injury Specialty Law Firm2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Santa Clara UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Arizona Association for Justice Annual Liens SeminarLiens2015
Advanced Deposition StrategiesCo-Chair2015
Tips, Tactics & Tools for Trial LawyersCo-Chair2014
Annual Liens SeminarChair2012
Changing the Game: Litigating in Modern TimesDeposition Practice2010
Not Above The Law: Governmental Bodies as Defendants and Other Recent Changes to the LawChair2008
Personal Injury 101Chair2007