Leonard has 30 years of extensive legal
experience including but not limited to: real estate transactions, real estate
problems, easements, Board of Tax Appeals, contracts/agreements, zoning,
planning, appraisal, eminent domain, municipal court, business organizations/transactions, probate and other related areas.
From 1979 to 2009, Leonard was an Assistant City
Attorney for City of Olathe as well as an assistant city
prosecutor for several years and counsel to the planning commission and board
of zoning appeal for many years. He has also been legal
counsel for several non-profit organizations and is currently Vice-President of
the Johnson County Bar Association. Leonard has
substantial litigation experience appearing before the Johnson County District
Court in a number of cases every year and before the Kansas Court of Appeals
and Kansas Supreme Court.
Leonard has been a well-known lecturer in continuing education courses
for attorneys in different areas and has published articles in several publications, including:
Real Estate Development From Beginning to End in Kansas
Law of Easements in Kansas
Drafting Survey and Problems Relating to Easements
Real Estate Transactions; Municipal Court
Also, over 30 articles for the Johnson County Bar Association Bar.