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Scott G. Leonard

Scott G. Leonard

Phone: 973-842-0935
Fax: 973-984-2599

Scott G. Leonard has devoted his entire professional career since his admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1996 to assisting his clients in all types of personal injury claims and wrongful death lawsuits. He is Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Lawyer and is the immediate past President of the New Jersey Association for Justice for the 2012- 2013 term. He frequently lectures fellow attorneys on various subjects such as ethics, handling personal injury claims, law firm management, medical-legal research, and discovery techniques. He has also been selected for inclusion in the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers® by his peers for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Certification/Specialties:

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey, 1996
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2005

Education:

  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, 1996 Juris Doctor
  • University of South Florida, 1993 Bachelor of Arts
  • Jonathan Dayton Regional High School, Springfield, New Jersey, 1989

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2013-Atlantic City, NJ, Moderator, "Post Sandy: Understanding and Handling Insurance Claims", April 19, 2013.
  • NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2013-Atlantic City, NJ, Speaker, "The Year in Torts in New Jersey/ The Top Ten", April 18, 2013.
  • NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2013-Atlantic City, NJ, Moderator, "Ethics", April 18, 2013.
  • Morris County Bar Association- Morristown, NJ, Speaker, "What About the Jury? From Jury Voir Dire to your closing Statement: Closing Statements-Caveats and Pitfalls", March 12, 2013.
  • American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, Miami, FL., Moderator, "Representing Hurricane Victims: Obtaining Justice from Insurance Companies", February 12, 2013.
  • New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) Hyatt Morristown, Morristown, NJ., Co-Chair, "The Seven Keys to Persuading and Prevailing in Court", June 16, 2012.
  • NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2012-Atlantic City, NJ, Speaker, "Litigation at Sunrise- Deposing the Hostile Defendant", April 27, 2012.
  • NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2012-Atlantic City, NJ, Speaker/Moderator, Ethics Program "The Ethics of Internet Marketing", April 26, 2012.
  • NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2012-Atlantic City, NJ, Speaker, "The Year in Torts in New Jersey/ The Top Ten", April 26, 2012.
  • NJAJ Short Hills Hilton, Short Hills, NJ, Moderator/Speaker, “ Law Office Management for the Personal Injury Law Firm-from Big to Small”, January 16, 2012
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education- NJ Law Center, New Brunswick, Speaker, “ How to Stay on Your Feet in Slip ‘N Fall Litigation- Plaintiff’s Perspective”, December 10, 2011
  • NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar 2011- East Rutherford, NJ, Speaker, “Litigation at Sunrise-New Jersey Tort Claims Act- Special Considerations When Handling Title 59 Claims”, November 11, 2011
  • Speaker, Regional TLA Program, “Financial Management of the Practice of Law”, July 13, 2011, American Association for Justice (AAJ) Annual Convention, New York , NY
  • Speaker, “Litigation at Sunrise- Ethics- Conflicts of Interest: Steering Clear of Trouble”, April 15, 2011, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2011, Atlantic City NJ
  • Moderator, “Ethics”, April 14, 2011 and April 15, 2011 NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2011, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Speaker, “The Year in Torts in New Jersey/ The Top Ten”, April 14, 2011, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2011, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Moderator, “Medicine for Personal Injury Lawyers”, November 12, 2010., NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar 2010- East Rutherford, NJ
  • Speaker, “The Year in Torts in New Jersey/ The Top Ten”, April 22, 2010. , NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2010- Atlantic City, NJ
  • Moderator, “Debunking Defense Junk Science”, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2010- Atlantic City, NJ
  • Moderator, “Maximizing Case Outcome Through Exceptional Depositions and Discovery”, April 24, 2009. NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2009- Atlantic City, NJ
  • Speaker, “The Year in Torts in New Jersey/ The Top Ten”, April 23, 2009. NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar 2009- Atlantic City, NJ
  • Speaker, “The Year in Torts in New Jersey/The Top Ten”, May 1, 2008. ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2008- Atlantic City, NJ
  • Co-Chair, “Winning Works”, May 1, 2008. ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2008- Atlantic City, NJ
  • Speaker, “Year in Review/Top Civil Cases”, September 26, 2007. Morris County Bar Association- Morristown, NJ
  • Speaker, “The Year in Torts in New Jersey/The Top Ten”, ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2007, April 26, 2007, April 26, 2007
  • Co-Chair, Personal Injury 2007, Trials: Turning the Tide , ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2007, April 26, 2007
  • Co-Chair/Speaker, “Fighting City Hall: Investigating and Handling Claims Against Public Entities”, ATLA-NJ Hot Tips in Torts, October 28, 2006
  • Moderator, “David Ball & Joshua Carton: Damages – Get Up & Do It, ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2006, April 28, 2006
  • Speaker, “The Year in Torts in New Jersey/The Top Ten”, ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2006, April 27, 2006
  • Co-Chair/Speaker, “Medical Research-Internet Style”, ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Exposing Defense Medicine: Orthopedists & Neurologists-Jamesburg, NJ, June 11, 2005
  • NJ Moderator, Medical Injuries, ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar 2005-Atlantic City, April 21, 2005
  • Co-Chair/Speaker, “How to Find Medical Literature”, ATLA-NJ Educational Foundation, Exposing Defense Medicine: Radiology-Jamesburg, NJ, October 16, 2004

Honors and Awards:

  • New Jersey SuperLawyers - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • The National Trial Lawyers "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" - 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Leonard & Leonard, P.A., Morristown, New Jersey Partner
  • Immediate Past President, NJAJ for 2012-2013 term
  • Board of Governors, New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ)
  • NJAJ Executive Committee Member
  • NJAJ Educational Foundation Trustee
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) – National Member
  • New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) Member
  • Worall F. Mountain American Inns of Court Foundation Barrister, Morris County
  • Morris and Union County Bar Associations Member
  • Morris County Civil Practice Committee Member
  • Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey(BIANJ) Member
  • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) Member

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Volunteer Attorney for Trial Lawyers Care in which he represented victims of 9/11 and collected millions of dollars for his pro bono clients
  • Volunteer Mediator, Morris County Superior Court, Special Civil
  • Volunteer EMT, Certified Emergency Medical Technician

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165 Washington Street,
Morristown, NJ 07960.
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