May 13, 2011

Palm Beach Gardens - Leslie M. Kroeger a partner in the consumer justice law firm of Leopold Law, P.A., completed her term as President and was officially sworn in as the first Past President of the Martin County Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL). The ceremony was hosted on May 12, 2012 at the Fox Wackeen et. al firm in Stuart. Ms. Kroeger served as one of the founding members of the Martin County FAWL chapter and has worked aggressively to increase membership and provide leadership to treasure coast advocates.

Ms. Kroeger has an extensive career in handling complex civil litigation matters on a national level. Her practice is focused in the areas of product liability, automotive crashworthiness, wrongful death and cases involving complex managed care abuse. As a dedicated advocate, Ms. Kroeger has been vocal in the Florida Legislature lobbying on behalf of consumers and promoting vehicle safety. Ms. Kroeger recently published an article on the dangers of tire aging.

Ms. Kroeger is a member of The Florida Bar and is qualified to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. She has achieved an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available from the nation's oldest guide to the legal profession. Ms. Kroeger obtained her law degree from Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, and a Bachelor of Science degree with high honors in Business from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She resides in Martin County.