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Larry D. Leonard

Phone: (918) 583-8700
Fax: (918) 582-3838
Email: ldleonard@leonardrineer.com



Larry D. Leonard received his undergraduate education at the University of Kansas receiving his Bachelor of Science in Education in 1971, with a Major in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry.  Mr. Leonard attended the University of Kansas Law School and received his Juris Doctorate in 1974.  While in law school, Mr. Leonard served as a Deputy District Attorney in Wyandotte County, Kansas, during the summer of his junior/senior year.  Mr. Leonard is admitted to practice in all Federal District Courts in Oklahoma and Kansas, as well as the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.


Mr. Leonard entered the private practice of law in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in June 1974, and has been in private practice continuously since then.  Mr. Leonard has practiced with various firms, ranging from 3 members to 35 members, and he has been a partner or shareholder in all of those affiliations.  Mr. Leonard’s current firm was founded in 1998, and he and his partner, Hugh V. Rineer, take great pride in providing quality legal services to their clients on a personal basis.

Mr. Leonard is a member of the Tulsa County Bar Association, Oklahoma and Kansas Bar Associations, and the American Bar Association.  Mr. Leonard served as President of the Tulsa County Bar Association in 2003-2004 and as President of the Tulsa County Bar Foundation in 2004-2005.  The Tulsa County Bar Association is a voluntary bar association with over 2,000 members.  Mr. Leonard also served as President Elect (2002-2003) and in past years has served as the Vice President, Secretary (twice), Treasurer, and has served on several key committees in addition to being a member of the Board of Directors for several years.  Mr. Leonard was also a member of the Tulsa Municipal Judicial Nominating Committee (1996-2002) and has served as a Delegate to the Oklahoma Bar Association on several occasions.  He also served on the Oklahoma Bar Association Task Force on Tort Reform during 2004.

Mr. Leonard has served in several community organizations and other professional associations.  Mr. Leonard has been a member of the Tulsa Title & Probate Lawyers Association since 1979; was a volunteer member of the Board of Directors of Oil Capital Community Credit Union (1996-2002); was a charter member of the Tulsa County Bar Foundation Fellows; and currently serves as a member of the Board of Regents for Tulsa Community College, having been appointed by former Governor Frank Keating, previously a law partner of Mr. Leonard’s.  Mr. Leonard’s original term as a Regent expired June 30, 2009, and he was reappointed by Governor Brad Henry and will continue to serve as a member of the Tulsa Community College Board of Regents until June 30, 2016.

Mr. Leonard’s practice areas include business litigation, business and commercial mediation, business planning law and organizations, domestic relations and personal injury litigation.  Mr. Leonard was divorce counsel for country entertainer Reba McEntire when she was divorced from Mr. Charlie Battles.  Mr. Leonard is certified as a business and commercial mediator pursuant to the Oklahoma District Court Mediation Act.  Mr. Leonard’s practice encompasses several areas of the law, and he feels his broad range of experience and knowledge is a benefit for his clients.

Honors and Awards:
Golden Rule Award, Tulsa County – 1998
Outstanding Young Lawyer, Tulsa County – 1983

Outstanding Senior Lawyer, Tulsa County – 2012


Representative Clients:
Airco Service, Inc.
Business Broker Partners, LLC d/b/a Sunbelt Business Group
Marshall Ford, LLC
Mullin Plumbing, Inc.
Stokely Outdoor Advertising, Inc.
Valpak of Tulsa

References:
Arvest Bank
Bank of Oklahoma

LEONARD & RINEER, P.C.

attorneys AT LAW

1921 South Boston Avenue, Tulsa Oklahoma  74119         Phone:  918-583-8700        Email:  thefirm@leonardrineer.com

attorneys AT LAW

1921 South Boston Avenue, Tulsa Oklahoma  74119         Phone:  918-583-8700        Email:  thefirm@leonardrineer.com