Ernest Leonard, Class of 1982. Ernest graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1989, and has built an active practice representing corporations in business disputes. Board Certified in civil trial law, Ernest represents companies in high stake trials in state and federal courts throughout the country. Ernest’s work also has an international flavor, with his cases taking him to such locales as India, England and Mexico. Ernest has settled in Frisco, with his wife and three teenage kids. In his spare time, Ernest coaches a high school mock trial team and mentors aspiring lawyers in the Frisco high schools. In 2016, Ernest’s Frisco high school mock trial team made it to state finals. During his years at Temple, Ernest was the class clown, and now finds that his antics are more appreciated in the courtroom than they were in the classroom.