Our Law Firm was founded by attorney William J. Leininger in 1981. In 1974, he graduated from Fordham Law School 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 and New York City.
Mr. Leininger has appeared on the Phil Donahue Show, the Sally Jessy Raphael Show, the Today Show on NBC, the CBS Morning Show, and other national television and radio programs, and has lectured on Divorce for over 40 years. Mr. Leininger became a Divorce Mediator in New York 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 Audience are couples with assets, including pensions, 401k plan accounts, stock options,homes, and businesses or professional practices woth between $1 million and $5 million dollars.
Mr. Leininger uses both Skype and Zoom videoconferencing 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 initial meeting which will last approximately 45 minutes at a reduced fee of only $150. If Mr. Leininger does not answer, he is probably in a mediation session. In that event, you can call his secretary at (941) 538-7771 and she will answer your questions and make your appointment.