Leon R. Koziol, J.D. is a lawyer placement consultant and parental advocate who formerly practiced law in federal and state courts. His achievements over 23 years include legal precedent and six figure recoveries for victims of government abuse. He appeared on the CBS Program 60 Minutes and front page of the New York Times, among other major media. A published book was discussed on CNN and his candidacy for United States Congress was a headline story in more recent years. In 2004, he secured final judgment in state Supreme Court which successfully challenged the largest casino in New York on constitutional grounds. In education, a Juris Doctor degree was conferred by Northern Illinois University, College of Law and a Bachelor of Professional Studies by the State University of New York. Upon graduation, Leon joined the management team of a Fortune 500 manufacturer before leaving the firm for law school. He later served as a corporation counsel, school board attorney and city councilman with relevant background in public relations and litigation avoidance. Since 2006, he has devoted himself to parental rights, child advocacy and court reform. Various awards and scholarships round out his background in public service and state/local government. Published achievements on-line include Patterson v City of Utica, 370 F.3d 322 (2nd Cir. 2004)($333,820.32 jury verdict); Oneida Indian Nation v Oneida County, 132 F. Supp. 2d 71 (NDNY 2000)(casino-land claim); Koziol v Hanna, 107 F. Supp. 2d 170 (NDNY 2000)(free speech success).