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Leiderman Shelomith, P.A. is a boutique bankruptcy and student loan law firm, handling both personal and corporate bankruptcy matters, including Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, as well as state court Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors.

We represent debtors, creditors, and bankruptcy trustees in all aspects of bankruptcy cases, including litigation and appeals, handling both liquidations and reorganizations. We also represent borrowers in all aspects of student loan law, including federal, state, and private student loans.


Our office is conveniently located in suburban Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and is easily accessible from anywhere in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties. We handle bankruptcy debtor cases in the Southern District of Florida, which comprises the counties of Broward, Highlands, Indian River, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie, but most often in Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and Monroe Counties. We represent creditors in bankruptcy cases throughout the entire State of Florida.  We practice student loan law throughout the entire State of Florida.


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Practice areas


  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 50%
  2. Debt Settlement: 20%
  3. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 20%
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Felipe Plechac-Diaz

    I endorse this lawyer. Jonathan has several years of experience handling bankruptcy matters. He is upfront and honest to his clients and opposing attorneys.


    Felipe Plechac-Diaz Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
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  • Thomas Louis Abrams

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Contact info

Leiderman Shelomith, P.A.

2699 Stirling Road, Suite C401
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312-6598


FLMember in Good Standing199409/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Up and ComerSouth Florida Legal Guide2003
Dedication to pro bono legal servicesSouth Miami Kendall Bar Association2003
Cum LaudeUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst1991
Commonwealth ScholarUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy AttorneyLeiderman Shelomith, P.A.2003 - Present
Commercial Litigation AttorneyMarkowitz, Ringel, Trusty & Hartog, P.A.1994 - 2003
Law ClerkHonorable Alan L. Postman, former Circuit Court Judge in Miami-Dade County1992 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Professional Social Networking of Fort LauderdaleMember2012 - Present
Florida Lawyers Network - West Broward ChapterMember2012 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of FloridaMember2010 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2010 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2010 - Present
Broward County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Florida BarMember1994 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Lorman Education Services publicationCollection Law2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of Massachusetts, AmherstGeneral Business & FinanceBachelor of Business Administration1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business Bankruptcy: Chapter 11 Essentials and More (FL) (2014)Business Bankruptcy2014
Bankruptcy 101Bankruptcy2014
Consumer Bankruptcy in Florida: Practice, Petition, and the Plan (Part I)Bankruptcy2011
Consumer Bankruptcy 101: Practice, Petition and the PlanBankruptcy2011
Commercial Law League of America’s 77th Annual Spring MeetingThe Lone Ranger: A Guideline For a Solo/Small Firm Collection's Practitioner2006
Introduction to Collection Law in FloridaFiling a Collection Lawsuit2003