July 01, 2011

Stuart, Fla  - Leslie M. Kroeger a shareholder at Leopold Law, P.A., has been selected to join the second class of Leaders in the Law by The Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL). This designation is awarded annually to a select group of attorneys from around the state who have been nominated by their local FAWL chapters and meet the criteria for the recognition. To be named a Leader in the Law, an attorney must have earned professional respect, made a significant impact in her local community through legal services or volunteer activities, exemplified the qualities of a positive role model, and advanced the cause of women in the community.

Ms. Kroeger was nominated by the Martin County Chapter of FAWL, where she is immediate past president. She 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. She 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.