O'Connor & Thomas, P.C.
Chad C. Leitch

(563) 557-6655

Chad C. Leitch was born in New Hampton, Iowa, and received his Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Iowa State University in 1973, followed by his law degree with high distinction from the University of Iowa in 1979, where he was Order of the Coif. He was admitted to the Iowa Bar and joined the firm in 1980. In 1981, he was admitted to the Illinois Bar. He is a member of the Dubuque County, Iowa State, and Illinois State Bar Associations. Chad is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa. His general practice includes, but is not limited to the areas of Adoption, Creditor Rights in Bankruptcy, Business Law, Collections Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Estate Planning, Family Law, Real Estate Law, Trusts, Wills, Zoning, and Land Use.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Dubuque County Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section
Iowa State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section
Iowa State Bar Association, Real Estate and Title Law
Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association, Commercial Banking Section
American Bar Association, Family Law Section


Adoption Law, Business Law, Collections Law, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Commercial Law, Estate Planning, Family Law, Real Estate, Trusts, Contracts, Zoning Planning Land Use, Wills


University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1979
Honors: With High Distinction
Honors: Order of the Coif

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1973
Bachelor of Science
Honors: With Honors

Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1980
Illinois, 1981
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa