Ira Leesfield

Miami, Florida
Experience: 47 years
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Language(s) Spoken by Ira Leesfield

  • English : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Car Accidents
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability

Fees

  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • FloridaSince 1971
  • 1st Circuit
  • 3rd Circuit
  • 4th Circuit
  • 5th Circuit
  • 8th Circuit
  • 11th Circuit
  • Federal District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Supreme CourtSince 1973
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Professional Experience

  • Leesfield Scolaro, P.A. Current

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law J.D. 1971Honors: Honors
  • University of Florida B.A. 1968Honors: Honors

Awards

  • Miracle Maker Award Big Brothers/Big Sisters 2010
  • Al J. Cone Lifetime Achievement Award Florida Justice Association 2004
  • Crystal Eagle Award Florida Justice Association 2003
  • Melvin Belli Award Melvin M. Belli Society 2002
  • Jurisprudence Award Anti-Defamation League’ 2001
  • Judge Learned Hand Award American Jewish Committee
  • American ORT Jurisprudence Award Florida Region of American ORT

Professional Association

  • Florida State Bar #346595 Member Current
  • Federal Bar Association #346596 Member Current
  • American Bar Association #346597 Member Current
  • American Judicature Society #346598 Member Current
  • Dade County Bar Association #346599 Member Current
  • Monroe County Bar Association #346600 Member Current
  • Dade County Trial Lawyers Association #346601 Member Current
  • Texas, Pennsylvania, Illinois, California and New Jersey Trial Lawyers Associations #346602 Member Current
  • American Bar Foundation #346603 Member Current
  • The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation #346604 Member Current
  • Western Trial Lawyers Association #346605 Member Current
  • Federal Judicial Bar and Community Liaison Committee #346606 Member 1995 - Current
  • State of New York Bar Association #346607 Member 1988 - Current
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy #346608 Board of Directors 2003 - 2006

Articles & Publications

  • Admissibility of Expert Testimony: What's Next? Trial magazine
  • Bad Call: Employer Liability for Distracted Driving Trial magazine
  • Expert Dies on Witness Stand Trial magazine
  • Litigating Tort Cases (Chapter 20: Sanctions) ATLA
  • Show that the defense expert doesn't know the facts Trial magazine

Speaking Engagements

  • Expanding Your Practice to a National and International Platform . . . Bar Rules and Ethical Considerations 2013 AAJ Annual Convention, San Francisco, CAResort Torts Litigation GroupUnlimited Opportunities for Resort Recoveries: Everyone has a Case, 2013 AAJ Annual Convention, San Francisco, CAResort Torts Litigation GroupCross-examination of Defendant’s Experts, 2013 AAJ Jazz Fest Seminar: Litigating Traumatic Brain Injury Cases, New Orleans, LA May 3, 2013The Business of Law - Managing the Firm, Advertising & Ethically Handling Conflicts, Dade County Bar Association
  • The Anatomy of a Water Sport-Recreational Tort Case 2013 Workhorse Seminar, Orlando, FL February 20, 2013 FJA
  • How to Build and Expand your Law Firm through a New Practice Area - The Emergence of Resort Torts nationwide Cutting Edge Trends in Personal Injury Practice Seminar, Boston, MA April 3, 2014 Massachusetts Bar Association

Certifications

  • Board Certified National Board of Trial Advocates

Address

2350 S Dixie Hwy
Miami
Miami, FL 33133 USA

Telephone: (800) 836-6400
Fax: (305) 854-8266

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