End of Year Foundation Report (2017) and Goals for 2018

2017 was, again, an important and diverse year for the Leesfield Family Foundation. Our contributions, grants and scholarships continue to assist the less fortunate and deserving students, victims of natural disasters and community activities with efficient and rapid response. Our continued support for Americans for Immigrant Justice allowed us to co-sponsor the 21st Annual Awards…

2017 activity for the Leesfield Family Foundation

In the first six months of 2017, the Leesfield Family Foundation ramped up its activities, contributions and community involvement.   At the American Association for Justice Annual Convention in Boston, the Foundation awarded its 26th and 27th Leesfield/AAJ Law Student Scholarship to Heather M. Schneider and Gina Rosemarie Simeone.   Heather is a recent graduate with honors…

Leesfield Family Foundation – 2016 – In Review

This was an important and active year for the Leesfield Foundation as it expanded its reach nationally, while continuing our commitment to important local organizations and needs. Our biggest event this year was the Foundation’s major gift to the construction of the Lotus House.   The Lotus House/Sundari Foundation is specifically committed to the care and…

LFF joins the Lotus House in celebrating
upcoming construction of state-of-the-art shelter.

LFF joins the Lotus House in celebrating upcoming construction of state-of-the-art shelter. Miami, November 30, 2016 – This was an important and active year for the Leesfield Foundation as it expanded its reach nationally, while continuing our commitment to important local organizations and needs. Our biggest event this year was the Foundation’s major gift to…

Ira Leesfield recognized for his long term dedication to help the less fortunate

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. The organization’s prestigious Trial…

Ira Leesfield honored by the Anti-Defamation League

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 by his appointment to the U.S. Presidential Advisory Commission on Holocaust Assets in 1998 by President Clinton, who will present the…

Nation’s largest Trial Lawyer Organization recognizes Miami Attorney, Ira H. Leesfield

On Friday, July 22, 2016, at its annual convention held this year in Los Angeles, CA,  the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”) 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.    The organization’s prestigious Trial Lawyers Care Award is…

The Leesfield Family Foundation awarded the Leesfield/FAWL Law Student Scholarship to Jessica Satinoff

MIAMI, FL – December 2, 2015 For the 19th consecutive year, the Leesfield Family Foundation awarded the Leesfield/FAWL Law Student Scholarship to Jessica Satinoff, a third-year law student at Florida International University School of Law. The annual scholarship luncheon took place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami. Ms. Satinoff is the Executive Comments Editor…