Houston native, Paul Michael Leopold, graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in Marriage, Family, and Human Development and was provisionally licensed as a Certified Family Life Educator by the National Council on Family Relations prior to graduating from Texas A&M University School of Law.
Mr. Leopold joined KoonsFuller in 2015 after clerking for the Eastland Court of Appeals in Eastland, Texas. Mr. Leopold has quickly become a go-to attorney within the Firm and among colleagues outside of the firm.
In 2017, Mr. Leopold received the Joseph W. McKnight Best Family Law CLE Article award, which is awarded by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas once each year for the best continuing legal education article in Texas for family law. Mr. Leopold regularly prepares articles and presentations for continuing legal education courses held around the nation.
Mr. Leopold primarily acts as appellate counsel on cases, whether KoonsFuller handled the trial or not. Mr. Leopold has handled appeals and original proceedings before the Supreme Court of Texas and before 8 different courts of appeals around the state of Texas. Mr. Leopold also regularly assists attorneys within and without the Firm with legal briefing and dispositive motions.
Although Mr. Leopold primarily acts as appellate counsel, his unique experiences and education give him the demeanor, knowledge, and ability necessary to effectively serve his clients at any stage of litigation. Outside of work, Mr. Leopold enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and rock climbing.
- Texas A&M University School of Law, J.D. (2014)
- Brigham Young University, B.S. (2010)
- Member, State Bar of Texas, Appellate and Family Law Sections
- Member, Texas Bar College
- Member, Texas Family Law Foundation
- Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association
- Member, Tarrant County Bar Association
- Member, Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association
- Associate Member, Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court
- Alumnus, National Family Law Trial Institute
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