Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – Leslie M. Kroeger, a shareholder in the consumer justice law firm of Leopold Law, P.A., was elected to the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Florida Justice Association (FJA) last week. The election was held on June 14, 2012, in conjunction with the FJA Annual Convention in Marco Island.
Over the last several years, Ms. Kroeger has been very active in promoting consumer and vehicle safety through her involvement with the Florida Justice Association. She has lobbied the Florida legislature on booster seat and tire safety, lectured statewide on the impact of crashworthiness legislation and has published several articles on subjects related to products liability litigation. In addition to being re-elected to the prestigious Executive Board, she was also honored with the Shoe Leather award for legislative service and The Silver EAGLE award for exceptional leadership in fundraising. Both awards were presented at the Presidential Luncheon on June 15, 2012.
Ms. Kroeger has an extensive career handling complex civil litigation matters on a national level. Her practice is focused in the areas of product liability, automotive crashworthiness, wrongful death, class action and cases involving complex managed care abuse. She is on the Board of Directors of United for Families; as well as serving as an active member of the American Association for Justice, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Martin County Bar Association, the Palm Beach County Justice Association, The Florida Association for Women Lawyers and the Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee.
The Florida Justice Association (FJA) is a statewide association of plaintiff attorneys established in 1961 to represent consumers. The Annual Convention is the organizations’ premier event, providing continuing legal education to attorneys and annual meetings of the general membership.