Amelia J. Leonard
Amelia Leonard represents clients in a wide variety of civil cases concentrating the majority of her practice in product and premises liability, personal injury, auto liability, commercial litigation, and employment-related disputes, including non-compete agreements. She has experience with complex bankruptcy litigation, the Ohio Consumer Sales and Home Solicitation Sales Acts, and has provided legal counsel to her clients with regard to a variety of business transactions.
Amelia is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Kentucky. She is a member of the, Cleveland Metropolitan, where she has served as a chair and on the CLE committee for the Women in Law section, Ohio Women’s, West Shore, and Kentucky Bar Associations, and was a member of the Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation Leadership Institute Class of 2016-2017. She volunteers for the free advice clinics co-sponsored by Legal Aid, has served as a judge for mock trial competitions at both the law school and middle school levels, and is currently a legal advisor for the Lakewood High School Mock Trial Team.
Amelia moved to the Cleveland area in 2012 after graduating in 2011 from the University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law, part-time evening program. While in law school, she worked full-time as a law clerk and interned for a Kentucky appellate judge. Prior to going to law school, she worked in a variety of fields, including transportation (maintained a CDL and managed a same-day-delivery service), retail, restaurants, and for the Kentucky Court of Appeals as a deputy clerk. When not working, she enjoys cooking, gardening, the outdoors, watching science fiction, and playing computer games with her husband. She currently lives in Lakewood with her husband and two spoiled cats.