C. Kevin Leonard

C. Kevin Leonard: Attorney with Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C.

Biography

Kevin is one of the founders of Douglas, Leonard & Garvey, P.C.

Kevin has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers In America in the practice are of Employment Law – Individuals. Kevin has also been named the Best Lawyers’ 2017 Concord Employment Law – Individuals “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

He has been chosen for inclusion in the New-England-Super-Lawyers in the Employment Law category for representing employees. Only 5% of the lawyers in New England receive the Super Lawyers honor.

Kevin has received an “AV-Preeminent” rating, the highest available in Martindale-Hubbell Directory, a nationwide publication which independently rates lawyers on the basis of their peer’s opinion. He has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America by Woodward and White, a peer-reviewed publication, for his work in representing employees in employment law.

In the area of employment law, Kevin focuses his practice on representing employees. He regularly represents employees before the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Kevin is committed to representing employees in all aspects of employment litigation such as Sexual Harassment; Discrimination; Retaliation; Wrongful Discharge; Family and Medical Leave and Whistleblower Complaints.

Previously, Kevin was elected by other employment lawyers to serve as President of National Employment Lawyers Association, New Hampshire Chapter and has authored articles and been invited as a lecturer for other lawyers on employment law issues.

In addition to representing employees, Kevin also protects the interests of victims in personal injury and automobile accidents, as well as workers’ compensation claims.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law
  • Car Accidents

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
603-224-1988  Phone
603-229-1988  Fax
www.nhlawoffice.com
University Attended:
University of New Hampshire, B.A., Political Science, 1984
Law School Attended:
University of New Hampshire Law Center, J.D., 1993
Year of First admission:
1993
Admission:
1993, New Hampshire; 1994, Connecticut
Memberships:
Merrimack County and New Hampshire Bar Associations; New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association; National Employment Lawyers Association (Past President, New Hampshire Chapter).
Birth Information:
Hartford, Connecticut, March 6, 1962
Reported Cases:
ICS Communication v. Fitch, 145 N.H. 433 (2000)(Represented employees in appeal upholding constitutionality of wage claim statute).
In Re Coffey, 144 N.H. 531 (1999)(Represented employee in appeal upholding hearing procedures in Whistleblower Protection Act claim).
Karch v. Baybank, 147 N.H. 525 (2002)(Amicus Curiae for National Employment Lawyers Association, N.H. Chapter in appeal determining that workers' compensation is not a bar wrongful discharge.
Fischer v. Hooper, 143 N.H. 585 (1999)(Appeal establishing standard for emotional distress damages in an invasion of privacy tort action).
ISLN:
900700666

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (26 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/17/13 in Employment Law

    Kevin is both hard charging as a trial attorney and thoughtful analitically. He has tended to a number of high profile employment cases. As impressive, he devotes equal energy to matters large and small. He is good humored, well liked by his client... Read more

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    Kevin is both hard charging as a trial attorney and thoughtful analitically. He has tended to a number of high profile employment cases. As impressive, he devotes equal energy to matters large and small. He is good humored, well liked by his clients and effective for them as an advocate. You can't do better than Kevin if you are taking up an employment matter in Central New Hampshire. This is an easy evaluation to write. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 04/09/13 in Personal Injury

    Highly ethical and competent with a keen ability to focus on the heart of an issue to resolve matters in an efficient and successful manner.

    Highly ethical and competent with a keen ability to focus on the heart of an issue to resolve matters in an efficient and successful manner. Read less

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
  • 100% (2 recommendations)
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 04/07/17 in Labor and Employment.

    I was moving through a very challenging time in my life. I am a very active person. I was in a car accident in 2013, I incurred injuries that left me with a permanent disability and not able to do the work I did that supported me my whole career. I... Read more

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    I was moving through a very challenging time in my life. I am a very active person. I was in a car accident in 2013, I incurred injuries that left me with a permanent disability and not able to do the work I did that supported me my whole career. I was working very hard to get my life back and find employment. I was denied employment twice because of my disabilities. Kevin was AWESOME in representing me. He knew his stuff and everything he said would happen, happened. He is the best in my mind! Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 03/31/17 in Labor and Employment.

    Attorney Leonard represented me at the hardest time in my life.Fighting the state of NH who blatantly broke the law with my lay off. Knowing they would not be held accountable, because they police themselves. Att.Leonard fought bringing into light th... Read more

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    Attorney Leonard represented me at the hardest time in my life.Fighting the state of NH who blatantly broke the law with my lay off. Knowing they would not be held accountable, because they police themselves. Att.Leonard fought bringing into light the laws which NH admittedly continued breaking.NH loosing twice in court still appealing until, we beat them lastly in Supreme Court. Att Leonard always returned calls. With his ability to show truth for all to plainly see with his intelligence. Read less

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