Judge Leonard Edwards is a retired judge now serving as a consultant and educator. Judge Edwards was a Superior Court judge for 26 years, retiring in 2006. He served as Judge-In-Residence with the California Judicial Council for 6 years. Judge Edwards is a judicial educator having given over 500 invited presentations in 47 states and 13 foreign countries. He is a past president of the NCJFCJ. In Santa Clara County he founded the Child Advocate Program, the Domestic Violence Council, Kids in Common, and the Dependency Drug Treatment Court.