Our Law Firm was founded by attorney William J. Leininger in 1981. In 1974, he graduated from Fordham Law School in New York City with the rank of #1 in his Evening Division. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1975, and was subsequently admitted to the Bar of New Jersey several years later. He has been licensed to practice law in Florida since 1988. He resides in Sarasota, Florida.
Mr. Leininger has appeared on the Today Show on NBC, the CBS Morning Show, the Phil Donahue Show, the Sally Jessy Raphael Show and other national television and radio programs, and has lectured on Divorce for over 40 years. Mr. Leininger became a Divorce Mediator in 1994. Since then, he has mediated over 800 cases to completion. Mr. Leininger is a Founding Member of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, and is also a member of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators and the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation. He is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator.
Many of Mr. Leininger’s mediation cases have involved subtantial assets, businesses and professional practices, sometimes involving millions of dollars. He has an intimate knowledge of Civil Service pensions, including the pensions of police and firefighters and school teachers and administrators, as well as State and Federal retirement plans. Mr. Leininger’s Target Clients are couples with assets, including pensions, 401k plan accounts, stock options, homes, and businesses or professional practices worth between $1 million and $10 million dollars.
Once clients have retained Mr. Leininger, between mid-October and mid-May, they have the choice of meeting with him in his Sarasota office or using Zoom videoconferecing software so no matter where your spouse is located, we can still conduct the Divorce Mediation process!If Divorce Mediation sounds like a better alternative than expensive and emotionally damaging litigation in court, why not call our office at (941) 727-5555 and schedule an Free initial 30 minute videoconrence? All of your questions will be answered by Mr. Leininger at that initial Free session. What have you got to lose?