A native of Buffalo, NY, Mr. Leising attended West Virginia University where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He continued his education at Stetson University College of Law where he obtained his J.D., Less than a month after graduation from Law School, he began his career as an Assistant State Attorney here in Volusia County.
Starting in the Misdemeanor Division, Mr. Leising rapidly progressed through the office, ultimately becoming a supervisor in the Felony Division where he was responsible for the supervision and training of newly promoted attorneys as well as the handling of high profile cases.
During his nearly 8 years as a prosecutor Mr. Leising handled virtually every type of criminal case including, Drug Offenses, White Collar Crimes, DUI Manslaughter, Traffic Homicides and Attempted Murder. He was responsible for all stages of the prosecution from the filing of charges through Jury Trial.
Due to his extensive experience, Mr. Leising has also given numerous lectures to local Law Enforcement and Statewide Agencies in such areas as Report Writing, Gambling, Gang Investigations, Elderly Abuse/Exploitation and Preparing to Testify in Court.
Mr. Leising joined the Whited Firm in 2010.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2003||06/19/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Political Science Pre Law/Legal Studies Honors||West Virginia University||1999|
|Attorney||Damore, Delgado, Romanik & Rawlins||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||The Whited Law Firm||2010 - 2014|
|Assistant State Attorney||Office of the State Attorney for the 7th Judicial Circuit||2002 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|FACDL Volusia||Chapter Representative||2011 - Present|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Board of Directors||2011 - Present|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2010 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2010 - Present|
|Dunn-Blount American Inn of Court||Member||2008 - 2010|
|State v. Siegel 2010-40118MMAES||Motion to Suppress granted.|
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|West||Drinking/Driving Law Letter (Assisted)||2010|
|Stetson University College of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|West Virginia University||Political Science||BA||1999|
|Office of the State Attorney 7th Circuit Law Enforcement training Seminar||Prosecuting Elderly Abuse/Exploitation Cases||N/A|
|FPAA Anuual Conference||Prosecution of Arcade Gambling Establishments||N/A|
|DBPR Conference||Preparing to Testify in Court||N/A|
|Daytona State College||Gang Investigations and Case Preparation||N/A|
|Daytona Beach Police Department Training||Effective Report Writing||N/A|