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Ira Leesfield

Contact: (800) 836-6400
Experience:
Law School: University of Florida Law School
Jurisdictions: Florida
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 Court
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

OVERVIEW

Practice Areas
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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 Court
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 
Certifications
Board Certified (National Board of Trial Advocates)
Languages
 SpokenWritten
EnglishYesYes
Professional Experience
Leesfield Scolaro
Current
Education
University of Florida Law SchoolJ.D.
Honors: Honors
University of FloridaB.A.
Honors: Honors
Awards
Miracle Maker Award, Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Al J. Cone Lifetime Achievement Award, Florida Justice Association
Crystal Eagle Award, Florida Justice Association
Melvin Belli Award, Melvin M. Belli Society
Jurisprudence Award, Anti-Defamation League’
Judge Learned Hand Award, American Jewish Committee
American ORT Jurisprudence Award, Florida Region of American ORT
Speaking Engagements
  • Expanding Your Practice to a National and International Platform . . . Bar Rules and Ethical Considerations, 2013 AAJ Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA
    Resort Torts Litigation Group
  • Unlimited Opportunities for Resort Recoveries: Everyone has a Case, 2013 AAJ Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA
    Resort Torts Litigation Group
  • Cross-examination of Defendant’s Experts, 2013 AAJ Jazz Fest Seminar: Litigating Traumatic Brain Injury Cases, New Orleans, LA
  • The Business of Law - Managing the Firm, Advertising & Ethically Handling Conflicts, 2013 Bench and Bar Program, Coral Gables, FL
    Dade County Bar Association
  • The Anatomy of a Water Sport-Recreational Tort Case, 2013 Workhorse Seminar, Orlando, FL
    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
    Massachusetts Bar Association
Professional Associations
Member, Florida State Bar # 140270
Current
Member, Federal Bar Association
Current
Member, American Bar Association
Current
Member, American Judicature Society
Current
Member, Dade County Bar Association
Current
Member, Monroe County Bar Association
Current
Member, Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
Current
Member, Texas, Pennsylvania, Illinois, California and New Jersey Trial Lawyers Associations
Current
Member, American Bar Foundation
Current
Member, The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Current
Member, Western Trial Lawyers Association
Current
Member, Federal Judicial Bar and Community Liaison Committee
-Current
Member, State of New York Bar Association
-Current
Board of Directors, National Board of Trial Advocacy
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PUBLICATIONS

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

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Ira H. Leesfield's Website Profile
Website: Leesfield Scolaro Website

SOCIAL MEDIA

CONTACT & MAP

Miami Office
2350 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33133
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 836-6400
Telephone: (305) 854-4900
Fax: (305) 854-8266
Orlando Office - Of Counsel / Bounds Law Group
1751 N Park Ave
Maitland, FL 32751
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 836-6400
South Beach Office
1111 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 836-6400
Key West Office
615-1/2 Whitehead St
Key West, FL 33040
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 836-6400