Daniel Leonetti is an Associate Attorney who handles all areas of family law, including child support, child custody, spousal support, dissolution, legal separation, division of property and restraining orders. Prior to becoming an associate, Mr. Leonetti worked as a court appointed attorney representing minors and non-minor dependents in dependency proceedings. As minor’s counsel, he conducted over 100 dependency trials, and attended an average of 20-25 dependency hearings per week. Mr. Leonetti also has experience handling complex business litigation, including business and partnership disputes. In this role, he has successfully negotiated many favorable settlement agreements as counsel for both Plaintiffs and Defendants.
Mr. Leonetti graduated magna cum laude from Whittier Law School, while also earning both a concentration in Trial and Appellate Practice and a certificate in International and Comparative Law. He was awarded multiple CALI awards for excellence (highest grade in class), including Business Associations and Uniform Commercial Code I. He was accepted onto the Trial Advocacy Honors Board and competed on behalf of his school at the Texas Young Lawyer Associations Competition. He participated in numerous clubs and organizations and was a member of the Criminal Law Society executive board. During law school, he worked as a research assistant, clerked at a civil law firm, and studied abroad for two consecutive summers in Toulouse, France.
Mr. Leonetti earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a marketing emphasis as well as a Bachelor degree in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University. As an undergraduate, he participated in various clubs and organizations, including participating as a player and club treasurer for the Loyola Rugby Club.
Mr. Leonetti has been active in the Long Beach Barristers and the Joseph A. Ball/ Clarence S. Hunt Inn of Court. He has served as a coach for Rosary High School’s mock trial team. He is currently a member of the Pasadena Bar Association.