Jonathan S. Leiderman

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Jonathan S. Leiderman

Partner

Jonathan S. Leiderman is a founding Partner at Leiderman Shelomith Alexander + Somodevilla, PLLC.  He handles personal bankruptcy and corporate bankruptcy matters, representing debtors, creditors and bankruptcy trustees. Jonathan has experience in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases. 

Born in New Hyde Park, New York, Jonathan graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a Bachelor of Business Administration.  Jonathan graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 1994 with a Juris Doctor.

Prior to forming the firm, Jonathan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alan L. Postman, former Circuit Court Judge in Miami-Dade County, Florida and was a founding Shareholder of Leiderman Shelomith, P.A.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Bankruptcy
  • Creditor Representation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar, 1994
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida

Honors and Awards

  • South Florida Legal Guide Up and Comer, 2003
  • Recognized for dedication to pro bono legal services by the South Miami-Kendall Bar Association
  • Selected as an AV® Preeminent Rated Attorney by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, for having obtained the highest possible peer-review rating for his ethical standards and legal ability

Education

  • Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1994
  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1991 (cum laude, Commonwealth Scholar)

Clerkships and Internships

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Alan L. Postman, former Circuit Court Judge in Miami-Dade County, Florida, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Florida Lawyers Network (West Broward Chapter)
  • Professional Social Networking of Fort Lauderdale

Community Service

  • Volunteers as a Big Brother at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County
  • Pro bono legal services provided through the “Put Something Back” Pro Bono Project of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
  • Staffed small claims court clinics sponsored by the “Put Something Back” Pro Bono Project of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
  • Served on the Florida Bar Grievance Committee 11A

Publications and Presentations

  • Has provided free bankruptcy seminars for residents of the City of Pembroke Pines
  • Has lectured and co-authored materials on collection law for Lorman Education Services
  • Was a featured speaker at the Commercial Law League of America’s 77th Annual Spring Meeting in Chicago
  • Lectured at Consumer Bankruptcy 101:  Practice, Petition and the Plan”, sponsored by LawReviewCle
  • Recorded the webinar , Consumer Bankruptcy in Florida:  Practice, Petition, and the Plan (Part I), for Lawline CLE

Personal Information

  • Born in New Hyde Park, New York
  • Resident of Pembroke Pines, Florida

 

Leiderman Shelomith Alexander + Somodevilla, PLLC

Fort Lauderdale

2699 Stirling Road, Suite C401
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

T. 954-920-5355 | F. 954-920-5371

Miami

2 South Biscayne Blvd, Suite 2300
Miami, FL 33131

T. 305-894-6163 | F. 305-503-9447

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