Kathryn graduated from Michigan State University undergrad, then DePaul College of Law in 1988. She was first licensed in Illinois in 1988, where she worked as an Assistant State’s attorney for LaSalle County. Kathryn became licensed in Arizona in 1991 and worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Division, Consumer Fraud section, and Elder Affairs Unit (focusing on protecting the elderly victims of consumer fraud) from 1991 to 2004.
From 2004 – 2019, Kathern went to work for Liberty Mutual Insurance as a personal injury defense trial attorney wherein she cases to a jury and handled hundreds of arbitrations and mediations. In the last few years, Kathryn was the Resident Attorney for Liberty Mutual, managing the offices in AZ, NM, and UT, with 15 direct report attorneys over those three states.
Kathryn remains licensed in Arizona, Illinois, New Mexico, and Utah. Kathryn brings her years of experience and love of personal injury litigation to Zachar Law Firm.
She is married, has two daughters, loves travel, and the outdoors.
Areas of Focus
Kathryn Leonard’s Team:
Kelsey Hittson (Litigation Paralegal)