Leonard P. Reina, Esq.


     Experience Makes The Difference

Leonard Reina has been practicing law for the past 40 years. During the early part of his career, he conducted a general law practice with an emphasis on litigation.  During the last 30 years, he has shifted his emphasis away from litigation, in which he no longer engages, to mediation, in which he is certified.  

40 years and 4,000 mediations

Area of Practice:   Mediation         

Cases Mediated Include, but are not Limited to:

  • Contracts
  • Torts
  • Personal Injury
  • Construction
  • Condominium
  • Real Estate
  • Business Disputes
  • Family Law


  • State Certified Circuit Court Mediator
  • State Certified Family Law Mediator
  • State Certified Appellate Mediator

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida
  • US District Court Middle District of Florida
  • Texas


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas

                - J.D. Doctor of Jurisprudence

  • Florida International University, MSM
       - Major:  Management
  • Florida State University, B.S.

Classes/Seminars Taught:                               

  • Edison College, Adjunct Professor

                 - Real Estate License Law 

  • International College, Adjunct Professor 
        - Mediation and Arbitration Workshop
        - Business Law
        - Real Estate License Law
        - Business Organizations
        - Torts
  • Hodges University, Guest Lecturer
        - Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Professional Associations and Memberships:  

  • Florida Academy of Certified Mediators, member
  • Florida Chapter, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Collier County Bar Association, Past President 
  • Leadership Collier Class, 2000
  • Naples Area Chamber of Commerce, Past Board of Director
  • Naples City Code Enforcement Board, Past Chairman 
  • Naples Area Board of Realtors, Affiliate Member
  • Past Title Agent 
  • Old Naples Assoc, Past President
  • Naples Players, Past Board of Director
  • Fifth Avenue S Business Assoc, Past Board of Director
  • Humane Society, Member
  • Sterling Lakes II Condo Association, Past President
  • Naples Boat Club Condo Association, Past President
  • Cottages Homeowners Association, Past President 
  • Thomas S. Biggs Inns of Court, Member

Past Employment Positions:   

  • Forsyth, Brugger Reina (shareholder)
  • Forsyth, Swalm & Brugger (shareholder)
  • Forsyth, Swalm & Brugger, (associate)
  • Sole Practitioner in Houston, Texas