“A BRILLIANT LAWYER and he proved that if you have the right attorney justice will be served. Thanks for all one's hard work in the name of ANGELA DAVIS as well as others he has helped. To fight with INTELLIGENCE and to do it while millions are watching it on TV, back then it meant so much to AFRICAN AMERICANS to see ANGELA DAVIS go free. THANKS FOR ALL ONE'S HARD WORK.....RIP
“His legacy will continue forevermore.
“May the work that you've done speak for you! God bless you and rest on soldier, rest on!
“February 11, 2014
I am deeply saddened to have just learned about the leaving of my former attorney and wise friend Leo Branton Jr. He defended me. We were unsuccessful, yet he encouraged me, and by his warmth, conveyed that the judgment of others is neither final nor inspirational. Motivation comes from within. I would later go on to obtain additional law diplomas from abroad, and returned sobered, and more reflective to the practice of law. He was a giant in the legal profession,...
“The civi rights period was a tie of great concern for people of color. Mr. Branton was a champion for good and wright . The family has my deepest sympathy for their loss n much gratitude for the work Mr. Branton did. May God grant you the comfort needed to enduure.
“Thank you! You will be missed but not forgotten as your accomplishments have left an indelible mark in society and uplifted a people.
“Leo Branton was the best trial lawyer in America.
“sincere condolence to the family,"God is opening his hand and satisfying the desire of every living thing." dee
“He was a very great man. I was one of those cases He led to victory. It was an honor and privilege to know him. My life is sweeter because of him. This world is in sadder shape without him.... My prayers are with all who loved him..a great loss for us all.
Leo Branton passed away. Obit is featured in Legacy.