Caroline K. Leonard


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Caroline Leonard is a member of several of the firm’s practice groups. Her work involves corporate and securities law, banking law, land use, and civil litigation. Caroline’s diverse practice enables her to advise clients on transactional matters, how to avoid litigation, and what to do and expect if litigation occurs.

She is named to the 2016 New England Super Lawyers® Rising Stars® list for Civil Litigation - Defense.

Caroline was appointed to the New Hampshire Professional Conduct Committee by the New Hampshire Supreme Court for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2017.

Caroline currently serves on the board of directors of the New Hampshire Women's Bar Association as treasurer; the New Hampshire / Vermont region of the American Red Cross as chair of the Volunteer Committee; and the Junior Service League of Concord as vice president. Additionally, she is a member of the Webster-Batchelder American Inn of Court.

Caroline graduated cum laude from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and earned her bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, from Colby College. She was a Daniel Webster Scholar, president of the Student Bar Association, and justice of Phi Alpha Delta. She was awarded “Outstanding Law Student” by the National Association of Women Lawyers. Caroline competed in the National Student Trial Advocacy Competition with her Advanced Trial Advocacy team, and worked as a teaching assistant for Torts, Legal Writing, and Negotiations. She tutored for Legal Writing and Property Law, and was a student mentor.

Attorney Leonard is admitted to the New Hampshire Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire.

Recent decisions:

Cullen v. Town of Fremont et al., No. 16-1004, 1st Cir.
September 21, 2016

Dixon v. Somersworth, 2015 D.N.H. 190
October 5, 2015

Recent articles by Caroline K. Leonard:

United States Supreme Court Helps Protect Developers from Takings
September 2013

Caroline Leonard


Practice Areas:
Corporate & Securities
Commercial Litigation
Police Litigation
Land Use

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Administrative assistant:
Martha Andrus

Admitted in:
New Hampshire