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Leslie Colette Riviere

Leslie Colette Riviere

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Social Security

About Me

Partner in the law firm of Harris & Riviere for 17 years. Primary areas of practice are workers' compensation, Social Security, ERISA (short & long term disability disputes) and personal injury.

The firm represents injured parties only, and has it's primary office in South Tampa.

Ms Riviere is a native Floridian, and graduated from the University of Florida for both undergraduate studies and law school. Her hobbies include painting, architectural history and aviation.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Social Security: 33%
  3. Workers Compensation: 33%



Contingent (10-33%)

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Contact Info

Harris & Riviere, Attorneys at Law

304 S Fielding Ave
Tampa, FL, 33606-2225



FLMember in Good Standing198508/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board certified in workers' compensationThe Florida Bar1997

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHarris & Riviere1991 - 2014


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar, Elder Law SectionMember2012 - Present
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMember2012 - Present
Hillsborough Association for Women LawyersMember2007 - Present
Workers Compensation Section - Florida BarMember1997 - Present
Admitted in Middle and Southern Federal District CourtsMember1986 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
St. Anthony's Hospital v. Marino, 917 So.2d 198 (Fla. 1st DCA 2005)Affirmed
James v. Humana Hospital, 644 So.2d 116 (Fla 1st DCA 1994)Reversed and Remanded
Rinker Materials v Floyd, 887 So.2d 333 (Fla. 1st DCA 2004)Affirmed

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Publication NameTitleDate
News & 440 ReportTaxability of Workers' Compensation Benefits2007
Alpert & Riviere, Florida Workers' Compensation, Volume I & IITwo volume book on Florida workers' compensation lawsN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of FloridaEconomicsBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Workers Compensation for ParalegalsFrameworks for handling cases1996