Attorney Amy M. Leonard has dedicated her legal career to handling an array of matters involving criminal law. From nonviolent drug offenses and DUI charges to the most serious felony and federal crimes, Attorney Leonard has accumulated thousands of hours of experience creating effective defense strategies to protect the rights and futures of her clients. When handling cases, she also draws from a background in criminal pre-trial, trial, and appellate writing.
Prior to joining the legal team at Suzuki Law Offices Amy spent time as an associate attorney at a San Francisco-based plaintiff’s firm. She then moved to Phoenix, AZ with her family in 2001 and worked with a plaintiff’s firm before being admitted to the Arizona State Bar in 2004.
Attorney Leonard earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and Economics from Santa Clara University before receiving her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1996. After law school, she interned at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office and the Federal Public Defenders Office in San Diego, where she gained valuable criminal law experience from both sides of the courtroom.
Amy is a member of the Arizona State Bar and is licensed to practice law in Arizona and the U.S. District Court of Arizona. She has also been admitted to the State Bar of California.
- State Bar of California, 1996
- State Bar of Arizona, 2004
- U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2005
- Santa Clara University - B.S. in Political Science and Economics - 1992
- University of San Diego - J.D. - 1996