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…

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 In an immediate response to the terrorist massacre in Orlando, Florida, the Trustees of the Leesfield Family Foundation announced their support of OneOrlando Fund, to assist the victims and families of…

LFF responds to Louisiana Disaster Victims

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. Many are fortunate to have friends and families who were not affected and have offered a safe refuge, but there are others who have fled to…

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. It was Estevan’s law professor, John Nockleby, Director…

LFF presents major grant to The Sundari Foundation (Lotus House)

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. This year, LFF announced its major grant to a unique organization located in Miami’s poorest neighborhood which serves as a safe haven to indigent women and children, providing shelter, education and resources…