David J. Leonard Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Company: Leonard & Felker, PLC>
  • Phone: 520.622.7737
  • Cell: 323.359.0084
  • Fax: 623.321.8085
  • Website: leonard-felker.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Legal and Real Estate

Specialty Focus: Legal Malpractice, Attorneys Fees, Attorney Negligence, Rules Professional Conduct, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Coverage, Disability Insurance Coverage, Title insurance Coverage, Insurance Adjuster Liability, Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate Broker Liability, Escrow Liability.

Education: B.A., U. of Arizona; L.L.B., u of Arizona

Years in Practice: 54+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 10+


Additional Information

David J. Leonard has been litigating complex commercial matters for over fifty years and has served as expert witness for plaintiff and defendant. He taught Real Estate Finance at the U of Arizona Law School, served as Judge Protempore in the Pima County Superior Court, Chair of the Local Rules for District Courts Committee, State and Pima County Civil Rules Committees. David has focused his practice on the litigation of legal malpractice, disability, commercial general and other insurance matters including insurance bad faith insurance coverage issues and other real estate and complex civil matters together with the negotiation of commercial real estate and finance matters. He has a Pre-eminent AV rating from Martindale-Hubbel, listed in Best Lawyers in America (Commercial Litigation and Antitrust) since first edition in 1983, also listed in Southwest Super Lawyers, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers. He analyzes complex cases quickly and focuses on the key issues. His readable "plain talk" reports and accessible testimony and cost effective use of associates/paralegals at lower billing rates are an advantage for his clients.