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Ira Leesfield
  • Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury ...
  • Florida
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Summary

Ira Leesfield is a prominent and respected Miami attorney. Mr. Leesfield is the managing partner of the nationally recognized law firm, Leesfield Scolaro. The firm has earned a reputation for achieving outstanding results on behalf of their clients as well as exercising extraordinary initiative in prosecuting cases that benefit public interest. With an emphasis on cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and related fields, Leesfield Scolaro has served the community by defending the rights of the individual. Ira Leesfield has headed these efforts, contributing more than five decades of litigation experience.

Practice Areas
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Nursing Home Abuse
Additional Practice Areas
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Bad Faith
  • Wrongful Death
  • Boating and Cruise Ship Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Brain Damage Accidents
  • Negligent Security
  • Aviation Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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1st Circuit
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3rd Circuit
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4th Circuit
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5th Circuit
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8th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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Federal District Court for the District of Columbia
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Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida
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Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Leesfield Scolaro, P.A.
Current
Education
University of Florida Levin College of Law
J.D.
Honors: Honors
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University of Florida
B.A.
Honors: Honors
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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
Professional Associations
Florida State Bar  # 140270
Member
Current
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Federal Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Judicature Society
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Current
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Dade County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Monroe County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Texas, Pennsylvania, Illinois, California and New Jersey Trial Lawyers Associations
Member
Current
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American Bar Foundation
Member
Current
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The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Member
Current
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Western Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Federal Judicial Bar and Community Liaison Committee
Member
- Current
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State of New York Bar Association
Member
- Current
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National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board of Directors
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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
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
Certifications
Board Certified
National Board of Trial Advocates
Contact & Map
Leesfield Scolaro, P.A.
Miami Office
2350 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33133
Toll-Free: (800) 836-6400
Telephone: (305) 854-4900
Fax: (305) 854-8266
Leesfield Scolaro, P.A.
Key West Office
615-1/2 Whitehead St
Key West, FL 33040
Toll-Free: (800) 836-6400