Leesfield & Partners, P.A. Now Leesfield Scolaro, P.A.
Name change reflects significant contributions made by long-term Partner Thomas Scolaro
Following nearly two decades of trials at Leesfield & Partners, Thomas Scolaro has become a named partner at the firm, now known as Leesfield Scolaro. This name change is effective immediately and reflects Mr. Scolaro’s contributions made to the firm, his leadership, dedication, and successful results achieved.
Mr. Scolaro is nationally recognized for results in a variety of complex liability and severe injury cases including negligent security, wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury claims. He has won verdicts throughout the state of Florida including a $15.4 million jury award in Broward County and a $40.5 million dollar verdict in Monroe County, which stands as the largest personal injury verdict in the County’s history.
“As a tireless advocate for civil justice, Tom has carved his niche as one of the most respected trial lawyers in the state,” said Leesfield Scolaro Founding Partner Ira Leesfield. “With Tom’s continued leadership and support, Leesfield Scolaro is poised to maintain its reach across Florida and beyond.”
The South Florida Legal Guide and Florida Trend Legal Elite have recognized Scolarofor his achievement as a top litigator. He gained statewide praise for the prosecution and law-changing results to improve public safety in the area of carbon monoxide detectors. This legislation came after the successful results for 25 clients who recovered against the Key West Hotel for carbon monoxide poisoning.
Scolaro received his Bachelor of Science, Dean’s Honor list, from Manhattan College and his Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Miami School of Law. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Florida Association for Justice, Dade County Bar Association, Monroe County Bar Association, and Cuban American Bar Association.
The firm’s name change coincides with a number of strategic hires as it celebrates 38 years in practice as one of Florida’s premier trial law firms. Among these additions include Daniel Diaz-Balart, former assistant state attorney and son of former Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart.
About Leesfield Scolaro, P.A.
Founded in 1976 and celebrating almost four decades of legal service, Leesfield Scolaro is widely regarded as one of Florida’s leading trial law firms. The practice focuses on cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, aviation, travel torts, cruise ship and maritime, motor vehicle accidents, product and premises liability, negligent security, medical malpractice and nursing home litigation. The firm’s headquarters are located at 2350 South Dixie Highway in Miami, with additional offices in Central Florida/Orlando, Key West and South Beach. For more information, call (305) 854-4900 or 800-836-6400, or visit http://www.Leesfield.com.
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Scolaro, Thomas [MC????]
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I believe that Thomas is a Member of the Class of 1972.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Scolaro, Thomas [MC1972]
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