Mr. Leininger graduated Fordham Law School in 1974 with a rank of #1 in the entire Evening Division. He has been practicing law for over 41 years - the last 37 years concentrating on Divorce and Custody Matters. Mr. Leininger has appeared on national TV and radio shows, including The Today Show on the NBC TV Network, The Today Show on the CBS Network, the Phil Donohue Show, Sallie Jessie Raphael Show, etc.
Mr. Leininger is a member in good standing of the New York Bar, the New Jersey Bar, and the Florida Bar, and is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a member of the Family Law Sections of the New York State Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association.
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 35 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. Mr. Leininger has been awarded the highest Client Rating by clients on the Attorney Rating Website Avvo, namely 5 stars. He has a Martindale Hubbell Client Review Rating of "Preeminent 4.8 out of 5 stars".
Mr. Leininger's law firm has handled over four thousand divorces since it's founding in 1981, and the firm has been attorney of record on numerous appeals, including the following reported cases: Radigan v. Radigan, 115 A.D.2d 466, 495 N.Y.S.2d 703 (Second Department, 1985); Moro v. Moro, 124 A.D.2d 792, 508 N.Y.S.2d 513 (Second Department, 1986); Guiry v. Guiry, 159 A.D.2d 556, 552 N.Y.S.2d 421 (Second Department, 1990); Messina v. Messina, 175 A.D.2d 866, 573 N.Y.S.2d 709 (Second Department, 1991); Pedersen v. Pedersen, 176 A.D.2d 729, 574 N.Y.S.2d 1004 (Second Department, 1991); LeVigne v. LeVigne, 220 A.D.2d 561, 632 N.Y.S.2d 610 (Second Department, 1995); Patel v. Patel, 224 A.D.2d 672, 638 N.Y.S.2d 738 (Second Department, 1996); Patel v. Patel, 704 N.Y.S.2d 606 (Second Department, 2000).