Leonard, Mark F.

Mark Leonard serves as head of the firm’s Family Law Group, and has been since joining the firm in 1972. In 1985, he limited his practice to focus exclusively on divorce matters.

As one of the leading attorneys in the field, Mark handles cases involving pre-and post-marital agreements, sophisticated property settlements, negotiated settlements, permanent order trials, child-related issues and extensive mediation and arbitration. He also serves as a mediator, settlement master and arbitrator in divorce matters.

Mark enjoys an A.V. rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Directory and has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Family Law since 1995.

Prior to joining the firm, Mark was the Chief Public Defender for the First Judicial District of Colorado.

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Board of Directors, Colorado Tennis Association

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Past President, Board of Directors for Operation Walk Denver

  • J.D., 1969, University of Colorado Law School
  • B.A., 1965, University of Colorado
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Claims

Mark F. Leonard Award, 2016

5280 Top Lawyers, Family Law/Divorce, 2015-2020

2009 Best Lawyers in America, Colorado Family Lawyer of the Year

A.V. Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Directory

Best Lawyers in America, 1995-2021

Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006-2020


American Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association

Denver Bar Association

Fellow of the Colorado Bar

Sustaining Member, Colorado Bar, Family Law Section

Sustaining Member, Colorado Bar, Litigation Section