Harris W. Leiner
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Harris W. Leiner
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Harris W. Leiner


Richmond, Virginia
(804) 796-1000
(804) 762-9654
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I would like to introduce myself to you.  My name is Harris Leiner.  I am licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  I have concentrated my career on Family Law and Selective Civil Litigation.  I also participate in numerous community outreach programs. We are honored that you have chosen Barnes & Diehl, and I look forward to representing you.

Professional Experience:

  • Barnes & Diehl P.C. – Richmond, Virginia (2012-present)
  • Batzli, Wood & Stiles, P.C. – Glen Allen, Virginia (2008-2012)
  • Barnes & Diehl, P.C. – Chesterfield, Virginia (2002- 2008)
  • Byrd, Mische, P.C. – Fairfax, Virginia (2001-2002)

Honors and Awards:

  • Virginia Super Lawyer (2012-2016)
  • Virginia Rising Star by Richmond Magazine Law & Politics
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite by Virginia Business Magazine (2009-2015)


  • The University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, Juris Doctor (2001)
  • Study Abroad Program at Cambridge University, England (1999)
  • University of Florida, B.A. (1998)

Professional Memberships:

  • Chairman, Planning Committee, Annual Bench-Bar Conference
  • Metropolitan Richmond Family Law Bar Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Henrico Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar

Representative Cases:

  • Utsch v. Utsch, 266 Va. 124 (2003)
  • Blackson v. Blackson, 40 Va. App. 507 (2003)
  • Congdon v. Congdon, (Co-authored Brief in Opposition to Virginia Supreme Court), 40 Va. App 255 (2003)
  • Newman v. Newman, 42 Va. App. 557 (2004)

Classes & Seminars Taught:

  • Speaker: Nuts and Bolts of Equitable Distribution and Grounds for Divorce
  • Speaker: Valuation of Business Interests in Domestic Relations Cases
  • Moderator: Addressing Allegations of Abuse in Family Law Cases
  • Speaker: “Bridging the Gap; Family Law Section
  • Speaker: Virginia Family Law Practice for Paralegals
  • Moderator: Justifications for Spousal Support Modification
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