Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Patricia Lebow Named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.; November 29, 2011 — Patricia Lebow, managing partner of the West Palm Beach office of the Florida-based law firm Broad and Cassel, was recently elected to The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation in recognition of her outstanding dedication to the welfare of the community, the traditions of the profession and the advancement of the objectives of The American Bar Association. 

An independent, nonprofit organization for more than 50 years, the American Bar Foundation (ABF) is dedicated to advancing justice through rigorous research on the law, legal practices and the law's impact on society. According to the ABF, the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of lawyers, judges and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession. Membership in the Fellows is highly selective, limited to the top one-third of one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by Fellows in their jurisdiction and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation.

Mrs. Lebow is the Managing Partner of the West Palm Beach office of Broad and Cassel and serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. She founded the West Palm Beach office for the firm in 1983. She has an extensive background, spanning 38 years in all areas of civil practice. Mrs. Lebow was among the first group of Florida attorneys to be Board Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney for a five-year term in 1983. She is also a Florida Bar Certified Circuit Court Mediator. Her practice spans from civil litigation, real estate and land use to personal injury and business law. Mrs. Lebow also serves as counsel and trustee to high net worth individuals and handles trust and probate administration.

Broad and Cassel established its West Palm Beach office in 1983. The Firm's West Palm Beach attorneys focus their practices primarily in the following areas of law: Real Estate, Land Use, Environmental, Corporate and Securities, Business Law, Heath Care, Labor and Employment, Estates and Trusts Planning, Personal Injury, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property and Construction Law and Litigation. Broad and Cassel, founded on January 1, 1946, has more than 170 attorneys and 200 support personnel in eight offices across Florida. The Firm has extensive experience in a wide variety of corporate practice areas and industries. For more information, please visit us online atwww.broadandcassel.com


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