Michael Leonard is the premier criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California. He has over 40 years experience handling all aspects of criminal law, ranging from a misdemeanor DUI to felony murder to white-collar crime. Devoting his entire professional career to criminal law, Mr. Leonard has become intimately familiar with the inner workings of criminal justice system as a whole as well as the individual courts throughout the Southern California area. He understands how investigations are conducted and how prosecutors assemble their cases. Mr. Leonard has developed contacts and long lasting relationships with prosecutors, law enforcement and judges.
Mr. Leonard has experience handling a wide range of misdemeanor and felony charges, including but not limited to DUIs, drug offenses, theft related crimes, white-collar crimes, weapons and gun charges, probation violations, domestic violence and sexual offenses. Mr. Leonard has a proven track record of successfully reducing or dismissing his clients’ charges.
Mr. Leonard’s knowledge combined with his years of experience enables him to analyze and deconstruct the case, pinpoint the problem and issues, and develop the most promising defense strategy.
Mr. Leonard understands that being charged with a criminal offense is a stressful time. Mr. Leonard is dedicated to his clients, takes a personal investment in each case and works tirelessly to ensure the best possible outcome.