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John E. Leighton Selected as Top 100 Miami Florida Super Lawyers 2012

December 20, 2012

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John E. Leighton, a nationally-recognized trial lawyer, was recently named Top 100 Miami Florida Super Lawyers where he joins the best of the best attorneys in the city.  Those who made the list are the lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Florida nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

Mr. Leighton is a Florida Bar board certified civil trial lawyer with 28 years of experience in litigating and trying complex and catastrophic cases in all state and federal courts, particularly personal injury and wrongful death; medical malpractice; violent crime/negligent premises security; trucking and motor vehicle crash; nursing home neglect; product liability; aviation disaster; cruise ship and maritime; commercial litigation; legal malpractice and other civil cases. His law firm represents individuals who have been seriously injured or have lost loved ones due to the negligence of others.

Mr. Leighton is the author of Litigating Premises Security Cases, a two-volume book published by Thomson-West. It is a comprehensive text on investigating, preparing, litigating and trying inadequate security cases and representing crime victims. He is a frequent lecturer at national legal programs including Florida Bar CLE courses, and has spoken and taught at seminars, colleges and conventions in over a dozen states. Mr. Leighton has been elected Chairman of The Academy of Trial Advocacy, a national invitation-only association of some of the nation`s leading catastrophic injury trial lawyers.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.