Timothy R. Leonard, an attorney practicing primarily in Southeast Arkansas, has been selected to the 2014 Mid-South Rising Star list.
Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This is Leonard’s third consecutive year to receive this honor.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers of more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional development. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer review by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorney who embody excellence in the practice of law.
Leonard has focused his legal career on litigation and practices criminal defense, family law and civil litigation throughout Southeast Arkansas. He graduated from Arkansas State University with a degree in philosophy and then attended law school at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
In 2007, Leonard was admitted to practice law in Arkansas, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Courts of Western and Eastern Arkansas.
Leonard became a partner with Hamilton, Hamilton & Leonard in 2012.