Leonard Kruse, P.C. is committed to providing professional advice and legal service to our clients. The lawyers at Leonard Kruse, P.C. have the experience, knowledge, skills and reputation to represent you with compassion, creativity and personalized service and to help you achieve your goals and receive compensation for your injuries.
We take the time to meet with you to thoroughly understand your problems, concerns and objectives in order to resolve your legal matter to your satisfaction. We can assist you in matters of negotiation, which may not require the filing of a lawsuit, and in those situations where litigation is necessary in order to protect your rights.
A T T O R N E Y S
Norbert B. Leonard
Norb Leonard is graduate of Wayne State University Law School and a member of the Michigan Association for Justice and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has served as a panelist on the Attorney Discipline Board for over twenty years and is an Arbitrator recognized by the American Arbitration Association.
He began his career working on behalf of insurance companies and large corporations. Through the years, however, Mr. Leonard realized that his passion was representing individuals, union members and small businesses as they fought against big corporations and insurance companies.
Mr. Leonard has more than thirty years experience successfully representing individuals, union members and small businesses by resolving their disputes, protecting their rights and securing significant verdicts and settlements.
Kelly A. Kruse
A graduate of DePaul University Law School, Ms. Kruse moved from Chicago to Detroit in 1991. Since then, she has focused her practice on personal injury, employment law, constitutional matters, cases on appeal, small business disputes and civil litigation.
She has a history of garnering significant verdicts and outcomes for her clients.
As a member of the American Association for Justice and the Michigan Association for Justice, Ms. Kruse is committed to protecting the rights of individuals against corporations, government entities and insurance companies.
Ms. Kruse is licensed to practice law in Michigan, Florida and Illinois.
"Leonard & Kruse, P.C. has always been a great firm to do business with. They are dependable, timely, clever and thoughtful in their courtroom strategies, as well as being first class negotiators. I have used Leonard & Kruse, P.C. for both big and small cases, personal as well as business concerns and they have handled each case expertly.
I have been using this firm for nearly twenty years and will certainly continue to do so."
- Susan F.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Through their many years in practice, Leonard & Kruse, P.C. has represented clients in a variety of administrative law venues, including unemployment claims and licensing matters. We have the experience and expertise to assist you in those matters which are relegated to Michigan administrative agencies.
If you won at trial and your judgment is now being challenged or if you lost, but believe your rights were denied at the trial court level, we can represent you in both state and federal appellate courts. Leonard Kruse, P.C. has represented numerous clients in the Court of Appeals and has an established record of success for them.
Leonard & Kruse, P.C. has a history of successfully representing clients in matters pending before individual arbitrators and arbitration panels. In addition, Norb Leonard is an Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. The expertise he has gained has proven invaluable to our clients whose claims are required to be arbitrated. He is also available to act as an Arbitrator in employment, wrongful discharge, breach of contract and civil rights matters.
After sitting as a member of the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board for over 20 years, Norb Leonard has developed an expertise in handling attorney discipline referrals, responses and hearings and is available to assist attorneys to navigate the attorney discipline process and prevail in their cases.
BUSINESS DISPUTES AND LITIGATION
When a contract is broken, a deal falls apart, commissions aren't paid or conflicts arise concerning performance, Leonard Kruse, P.C. has the experience and skill to help you negotiate a resolution or, if necessary, litigate on your behalf. We have represented numerous small businesses in areas including breach of contract, payment of commissions, collections and real estate disputes.
Are you concerned that your rights to free speech and assembly have been violated? Have your civil rights been disregarded? Have you been the victim of excessive force by a police officer? Leonard Kruse, P.C. has a long history of representing clients who have had their constitutional rights violated by various government entities. We bring the same expertise to your representation.
We are here to represent you in criminal matters involving misdemeanors and felonies; in state or federal court. We will work tirelessly to protect your rights and fight for you. Whether you are being investigated for committing a crime, facing criminal charges or have been subpoenaed to testify, we will provide tough and dependable representation.
DUIs AND DRUNK DRIVING
Being charged with drunk driving can have serious ramifications including loss of driving privileges, difficulty obtaining automobile insurance, hefty fines and even jail time. Having an experienced and skillful attorney represent you when you are charged with a drunk driving offense can help you navigate the legal system, fight the charges when warranted and minimize the adverse effects on your life.
-- sexual harassment
-- non-payment of commissions
-- breach of contract
-- non-compete agreements
-- disability discrimination
Whether you have made a claim for no-fault benefits that aren’t being paid, homeowner’s claim that’s been denied or any other insurance matter, Leonard Kruse, P.C. has the expertise to guide you through the insurance process and to file a lawsuit if your insurance company is violating your rights under your insurance contract.
Leonard Kruse, P.C. handles lawsuits in courts throughout the State of Michigan and in Federal Court as well. We will use our litigation expertise, personal service, legal know-how and creativity to represent your interests and protect your rights.
-- in slip and fall accidents
-- when bitten by a dog
-- in construction accidents
-- in dramshop matters