Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law

Lieutenant Randall W.C. Leonard, JAGC, USN

Assistant Professor, Law for the Junior Officer

  •  Phone: (410) 293-6043
  •  E-mail:
  •   Department of Leadership, Ethics, Law, Luce Hall (Mail Stop 7-B) 112 Cooper Road Annapolis, MD 21402-5022

LT Leonard, born and raised in South Florida, received his bachelor of arts from Yale University, where he studied political science and education and captained the baseball team. He returned to his home state to attend law school at the University of Florida, where he concentrated his studies on constitutional law and appellate practice.

LT Leonard received a commission through the JAG Corps' Student Program. At his first duty station, LT Leonard was a defense attorney and disability representative at Naval Legal Service Office North Central in Washington, DC. In that tour, LT Leonard represented 12 Servicemembers at courts-martial and more than 200 injured Sailors and Marines at the Navy's Physical Evaluation Board. LT Leonard then deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. LT Leonard was assigned to Rule of Law Field Force-Afghanistan, where, in the rural Arghandab River Valley, LT Leonard mentored Afghan National Police officials and local prosecutors in their efforts to improve the Afghan criminal justice system.

LT Leonard arrived at the Naval Academy in June 2012. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law.

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