At the American Association for Justice Annual Convention in Boston held on July 22, 2017, the Leesfield Family Foundation awarded its 26th and 27th Leesfield/AAJ Law Student Scholarships to two highly qualified law students, Heather M. Schneider and Gina Rosemarie Simeone. Heather is a recent graduate with honors from New England Law|Boston. As the first…
On Friday, July 22, 2016, at its annual convention held in Los Angeles, California, the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), the nation’s largest trial lawyer organization, recognized Ira Leesfield for his extraordinary, consistent and long term dedication to help the less fortunate Americans and the South Florida community through difficult times.
Miami attorney Ira Leesfield received the “2001 Jurisprudence Award” from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) at the Annual Jurisprudence Award Luncheon. His ongoing commitment to human rights, civil liberties and public interest litigation is exemplified
Leesfield Family Foundation announces its 2016 major grant to Lotus House/Sundari Foundation – Making Dreams Come True
Miami, FL – – On November 12, 2016, the Lotus House/Sundari Foundation held their biggest fund raising gala benefitting the construction project of the Lotus House. The event took place at the Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, located in the Miami Wynwood Art District.
The Leesfield Family Foundation announces its partnership with OneOrlando Fund and the Dallas Foundation
“The opposite of love is not hate, but indifference.” -Elie Wiesel; The Leesfield Family Foundation announces its partnership with OneOrlando Fund and the Dallas Foundation
During the past days, relentless rain and rising rivers have destroyed communities across southern Louisiana, forcing thousands of its residents to evacuate, leaving behind their homes and valuable belongings.
Estevan Fernandez, a first year law student at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA is awarded the 2016 AAJ/Leesfield Law Student Scholarship
This year commemorates the 25th annual American Association for Justice/Leesfield Law Student Scholarship. On July 23, 2016, during AAJ’s Annual Convention held in Los Angeles, CA, Chair Ira Leesfield presented the award to Estevan Fernandez, a first year law student at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA.
The Leesfield Family Foundation’s mission statement is “Generosity, Warmth and Reassurance” with an emphasis on supporting organizations concerned with women and children’s needs.
For the past 26 years, the Leesfield Family Foundation has contributed to a number of causes through local, national and international organizations primarily focusing on women’s and children’s issues, youth activities and education.
On February 27, 2016, the Miami Children’s Museum held its annual “Be a Kid Again Gala” themed Miami Vice & Spice after the iconic TV series.