Nicholas J. Leonard

Nicholas J. Leonard

Attorney
Location:
Sacramento, California
Phone:
800-836-3659
Fax:
916-231-2399
Email:

Mr. Leonard graduated from the University of California Hastings College of  the Law, where he was a member of the Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Vice President of the Association of Communication, Sports & Entertainment Law, and a Teacher’s Assistant for a Legal Writing and Research Class.  He also won the best oral advocate honorable mention award for his performance in Moot Court, and clerked at the California Attorney General’s Office.

Mr. Leonard received a B.S. in Computer Science with a Business Specialization from Seattle University, where he was a member of the Dean’s List.  He also received an athletic scholarship as a member of the men’s basketball team, and was honored as a member of the league’s academic all-conference first-team three times.  After graduating, Mr. Leonard worked as a Business Systems Analyst at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington.

Mr. Leonard joined the firm in 2009 and became a partner in 2014.  He was selected as a 2014 Rising Star recipient for Northern California.  Mr. Leonard's practice consists of medical, nursing and hospital liability defense, including claims for dependent adult and elder neglect and abuse.

Mr. Leonard is a member of the Association of Defense Counsel and Sacramento County Bar Association.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Defense
  • Nursing and Hospital Liability Defense
  • Adult and Elder Neglect and Abuse

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • Honors: Won the best oral advocate honorable mention award for his performance in Moot Court
    • Law Journal: Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Member
  • Seattle University
    • B.S.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Computer Science with a Business Specialization

Honors and Awards

  • Best Oral Advocate

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Microsoft, Business Systems Analyst

Languages

  • English (Primary)