MICHAEL W. LEONARD, ESQUIRE

REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY / CERTIFIED MEDIATOR / QUALIFIED ARBITRATOR

Michael W. Leonard joined the firm in 2010 and became a partner in 2011. Mr. Leonard began his career as an associate with Pavese, Garner, Haverfield, Dalton, Harrison & Jensen, P.A. in 1990. In 1998 Mr. Leonard opened his own practice where he remained until joining Boyle & Gentile, P.A.

Mr. Leonard concentrates his practice on insurance disputes and claims and real estate matters. He is a Certified Foreclosure Mediator and a Certified Circuit Court Mediator. Mr. Leonard is a second generation Florida resident, is married to Valerie Leonard, and has two sons.

 

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctorate –University of Miami School of Law, Cum Laude 1990
  • Bachelor of Science – Florida State University, Risk Management Insurance, 1985
  • Associate of Arts – Miami Dade Community College, 1983

 

ADMISSIONS TO PRACTICE

 

BAR MEMBERSHIPS

  • The Florida Bar
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Collier County Bar Association

 

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Foreclosure Mediator
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Boyle & Leonard, P.A., 2010-present
  • Michael W. Leonard, P.A., 1998-2010
  • Pavese, Garner, Haverfield, Dalton, Harrison & Jenson, P.A. 1990-1998

 

ACTIVITIES & HONORS

  • Southwest Florida Easter Seals Board Chairman, 1996-1998
  • Visually Impaired Persons Board, 1997-1999
  • United Way Allocations Committee, 1990-2007
  • Southwest Florida Youth Connection Steering Committee, 1994-1996
  • Leadership Lee County, Southwest Florida Chamber of Commerce, Class of 1993

 
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