George Washington University, Master of Laws in Taxation (Highest Honors), 1992
University of Missouri - Kansas City, J.D., 1974
Michigan State University, Bachelor of Arts, 1965


Bar Admissions
• Wyoming
• Colorado
• Missouri

ROBERT H. LEONARD

Robert H. (Bob) Leonard was born in Saginaw, Michigan. Mr. Leonard retired from the United States Air Force with the rank of Colonel. During his time in the Air Force Mr. Leonard served in various positions including: Senior Judge, Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals; Staff Judge Advocate, Area Defense Counsel; Military Judge, Deputy Chief, Air Force Military Justice Division; and Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, USCENTAF. After retiring from the Air Force, Mr. Leonard began a civilian practice of law working for an estate planning and taxation firm in Washington, D.C. During that period, he gained extensive experience with sophisticated estate planning techniques such as insurance trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, grantor retained income trusts, generation-skipping dynasty trusts, family limited partnerships, split dollar arrangements, and buy-sell agreements. He moved to Laramie, Wyoming in September 1994.

Mr. Leonard currently practices in the areas of tax, estate planning, charitable foundations, and business planning. He also devotes a significant portion of his practice to single and multiple employer employee benefit plans providing health and other welfare benefits. Mr. Leonard has an “AV” rating with Martindale Hubble and has been named a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyer’s magazine.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Kiwanis Club - Past President
  • Rotary Club - Past President
  • Eppson Center for Seniors Foundation - Past President
  • Wyoming Chapter Military Officers Association - Past President
  • Albany County Chapter of the American Red Cross - Past Board Chair
  • Albany County United Way - Board member
  • Air Force Academy - Academy Liaison Officer for 20 years
  • Admitted to Practice Law before the United States Tax Court & the Supreme Court Of the United States
  • Southeast Wyoming Estate Planning Council- Member
  • American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Probate, & Trust Law- Member
  • Military Officers Association discount/legal services plan- Member

Personal

Mr. Leonard is married to the former Carmen Cores-Castro of Pontevedra, Spain. He has three children, Julie, Daniel, and Christopher. He enjoys snow skiing, biking, running, and hunting.

Both Mr. Leonard and his wife are extensively involved in community affairs.

Contact Robert H. Leonard at bleonard@wyolegal.com.