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Jonathan S. Leiderman

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Bio

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 in need of legal counsel. Jonathan has experience in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases and uses his knowledge to benefit clients looking for financial relief.

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.

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

Personal Information

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

Jonathan has recently been featured in a segment on the NBC South Florida news channel as an exceptional foster parent, providing a forever family for children in need during these crucial times. Learn more about his story here

Employment

Clerkships and Internships

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Alan L. Postman, former Circuit Court Judge in Miami-Dade County, Florida, 1992
Education
  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (cum laude, Commonwealth Scholar)( College 1991
  • Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law College 1994
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
Publications
  • 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 LawReview CLE
  • Recorded the webinar , Consumer Bankruptcy in Florida: Practice, Petition, and the Plan (Part I), for Lawline CLE
Community Involvement
  • 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

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


Personal Information

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

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