Leonard Law, P.S.C.
182 Barnwood Drive, Edgewood, Kentucky 41017
Edward J. Buechel – Of Counsel
Direct Dial: 859-578-6603
Commonwealth of Kentucky
State of Ohio
University of Kentucky Law School
Juris Doctor – 1977
Order of the Coif
Notes Editor, Kentucky Law Journal
Bachelor of Arts – 1974
Honors & Community Involvement
Fellow, American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (ACTEC)
Member, Probate and Trust Law Section, Kentucky Bar Association
Member, Legislation Committee, Probate and Trust Law Section, Kentucky Bar Association
Frequent Speaker and Author on Estate Planning and Probate Topics
Kentucky Super Lawyer – 2010-2011, 2013-2018
Board Member, St. Charles Care Center, Inc.
President, Fortunate Families, Inc.
Board Member, Faith Community Pharmacy
Chair, Probate and Trust Law Section, Kentucky Bar Association
Chair, Probate Section, Northern Kentucky Bar Association
Committee of Business, Banking and Corporation Law Section of Kentucky Bar
Association which analyzed, modified and lobbied for adoption of the revised Kentucky
Corporation Law which was enacted in 1988
Kentucky Law Journal
Chair, Board of Trustees, Saint Charles Care Center, Inc.
Board Member, Community Foundation of Northern, Kentucky, Inc.
Chair, Planned Giving Committee, St. Charles Care Center, Inc.
Chair, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (1993-1994)
Board Member and Chair of Various Committees, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (1988-1995)
Board Member, Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (“TRIED”) (1992-1995)
President, Easter Seals of Northern Kentucky (Currently Cardinal Hill of Northern Kentucky) (1998-2000)
Board Member, Kentucky Easter Seals Society (Currently Cardinal Hill) (1998-2000)
Chair, Leadership Northern Kentucky (1997)
Graduate, Leadership Northern Kentucky (1986)
Graduate, Leadership Kentucky (1991)
Board Member and Vice President, Senior Services of Northern Kentucky
Board Member, United Way of Northern Kentucky
Trustee, Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana Council of Regional Governments (“OKI”)
Board Member and President, New Hope Family Life Center, Inc.
Advisory Board Member, Cardinal Hill (Easter Seals) of Northern Kentucky
Speaking Engagements & Publications
Numerous talks and addresses
“The Short Will and Codicil” (University of Kentucky, Office of Continuing Legal Education, 2003 as part of the Second Edition of its Kentucky Estate Planning Handbook; updated in 2009 under the title “The Basis Will and Codicil”)
“Management and Disposition of Business Property during Administration” (University of Kentucky, Office of Continuing Legal Education, 1987 as part of its Kentucky Estate Administration Handbook; updated in 1994, 2000, and 2008)
“Legal and Tax Considerations Affecting Multi-State Businesses” (University of Kentucky, Office of Continuing Legal Education, 1989 as part of its Kentucky Business Organizations Handbook)