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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.

The firm represents 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 across the Southern District of Florida, particularly in Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties, and other bankruptcy cases and student loan law throughout the entire State of Florida.


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Practice areas


  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 35%
  2. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 30%
  3. Debt Settlement: 20%
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 15%



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

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Leiderman Shelomith, P.A.

2699 Stirling Road, Suite C401
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33312-6598


FLMember in Good Standing199709/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Up and ComerFlorida Legal Elite2011
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2010
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2009
American Bankruptcy Journal PrizeAmerican Bankruptcy Journal1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Bankruptcy and Student Loan Law Attorney and ShareholderLeiderman Shelomith, P.A.2003 - Present
Bankruptcy AttorneyRennert Vogel Mandler & Rodriguez, P.A2001 - 2003
Bankruptcy AttorneyMarkowitz Ringel Trusty & Hartog, P.A.1997 - 2001
Judicial Intern, Honorable A. Jay Cristol, Chief Judge EmeritusUnited States Bankruptcy Court1996 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of FloridaSecretary2014 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of FloridaTreasurer2013 - 2014
Florida Lawyers NetworkN/A2012 - Present
B'nai B'rith Justice Unit No. 5207N/A2010 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of FloridaBoard of Directors2010 - 2013
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2008 - Present
Business Networking International - Synergy ChapterN/A2008 - Present
Commercial Law League of America, Bankruptcy SectionN/A2005 - Present
Hollywood, Florida Chamber of CommerceN/A2003 - Present
Broward County Bar Association, Business Law SectionN/A2003 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/A2003 - Present
South Miami-Kendall Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1999 - 2000
Florida BarN/A1997 - Present
Florida Bar, Business Law SectionN/A1997 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of FloridaN/A1997 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Annual Retreat MaterialsBankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida2007
Florida Bar View from the BenchFlorida Bar View from the Bench - CasenotesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of MiamiFinanceOther - Bachelors1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Broward County Bar Association Bankruptcy SeminarIndividual Chapter 11 Cases2015
BBA Brown Bag SeminarHot Topics in Consumer Bankruptcy Law2015
ABI Caribbean Insolvency SymposiumIndividual Chapter 11 Panel2015
Business Bankruptcy: Chapter 11 Essentials and MoreChapter 11 Bankruptcy2014
Bankruptcy 101Bankruptcy2014
Annual Bankruptcy Skills WorkshopChapter 7 Panel Discussion2014
Broward County Bar Association CLE LuncheonBankruptcy Basics for Dabblers2013
Bankruptcy Basics & BeyondThe Chapter 11 Option for Individuals2013
Annual Bankruptcy Skills WorkshopChapter 7 Panel Discussion2013
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants SeminarConsumer Bankruptcy – Overview, the Role of the CPA and Taxes2012
Broward County Bar Association CLE LuncheonChapter 11 Bankruptcies for Individuals2012
Broward County Bar Association CLE LuncheonEverything You Wanted to Know About the Means Test But Were Afraid to Ask2011
Bankruptcy and ForeclosureBankruptcy2011
Annual Bankruptcy Skills WorkshopChapter 7 Panel Discussion2011
Bankruptcy and ForeclosureBankruptcy2010
Foreclosure and RepossessionBankruptcy2008
Foreclosure and RepossessionBankruptcy2007
Collections in FloridaBankruptcy2004