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Brian Starr Leifert

Brian Starr Leifert

also known as Brian Leifert, Brian S. Leifert

About me


As former Broward County (Ft. Lauderdale) and Palm Beach County (W. Palm Beach) Prosecutors with over 32 years of combined Florida criminal and traffic law experience, we have the knowledge and experience of working with both the agencies and the Courts to help you through this difficult time. Our main offices are located in Plantation and Delray Beach and serve the metropolitan areas of Ft. Lauderdale and W. Palm Beach. We look forward to assisting you. 1-888-5-DEFEND


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    23 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    23 years
  3. Juvenile: 5%
    23 years
  4. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 5%
    23 years



Fixed (always), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Leifert & Leifert

1200 S Pine Island Rd Ste 220
Plantation, FL, 333244459


FLMember in Good Standing199209/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Leifert & Leifert "Hat-Trick" AwardLeifert & Leifert2015
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Shepard Broad Scholar AwardNova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center1992
Magna Cum LaudeNova Southeastern University1992
Semi-FinalistMoot Court1991
Law ReviewNova Southeastern University1991
Academic Excellence - Pre-Trial PracticeNova Southeastern University1991
Academic Excellence - Legal Research and WritingNova Southeastern University1990
Trial Advocacy - Best BriefNova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center1990
Academic Excellence - ContractsNova Southeastern Univeristy1989
Academic Excellence - TortsNova Southeastern University1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLEIFERT & LEIFERT1997 - Present
Managing PartnerBrian S. Leifert, P.A.1997 - Present
PartnerLeifert & Drill1995 - 1997
Certified Legal InternState Attorney's Office Broward County1992 - 1992
Assistant State Attorney (Prosecutor)State Attorneys Office, Broward County, Florida1992 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Broward County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Florida Bar, Criminal Law SectionMember1995 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaMember1994 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember1994 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Florida Bar, Criminal Law SectionMember1992 - Present
State of Florida Guardian Ad LitemGuardian1990 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida v. I.L.Case Dismissed
State of Florida v. Robert B., 14-002836MM40ACase Dropped by Prosecution
State of Florida v. Devon H., 12-00656CF10A, 12-014245CF10AProbation Terminated Early
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Publication nameTitleDate
Florida Criminal Lawyer BlogTeen Marijuana Use Drops Even as States Embrace Legalization2015
Florida Criminal Lawyer BlogFla. Supreme Court Rules Against Secret Recordings by Victims2014
Florida Criminal Lawyer BlogDrunk Driving on New Year's Eve/Day2014
Florida Criminal Lawyer BlogFlorida Criminal Lawyer Blog2014
Florida Criminal Lawyer BlogFlorida Ranks Poorly in Sealing of Juvenile Records2014
Florida Criminal Lawyer BlogLessons from the Grand Jury's Decision2014
Florida Criminal Lawyer BlogMan Arrested for False Police Reports2014
Florida Criminal Lawyer BlogSouth Florida Students Arrested in Massive Tax Fraud Case2014
Florida Criminal Lawyer BlogFlorida Criminal Lawyer Blog2013
Florida Law WeeklyState of Florida v. William Zehnder, 14 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 1034a2007
Florida Law WeeklyState of Florida v. S. Williams, 15 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 335c2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJuris Doctor1992
Emory University, Atlanta, GeorgiaBusiness AdministrationBachelors of Business Administration (B.B.A.)1989
University School (Nova University)N/AN/A1985