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John E. Leighton Re-Elected For Third Term As Chairman Of The Academy Of Trial Advocacy [Aug. 25, 2009] starstarstarstarstar


MIAMI – August 25, 2009 – John E. Leighton of Leighton Law, P.A. was re-elected for a third term as Chairman of The Academy of Trial Advocacy, an invitation-only association of the nation’s leading catastrophic injury trial lawyers.

The re-election was announced by the Academy at the Hilton San Francisco during a three-day meeting July 25-27, where Mr. Leighton gave a presentation entitled: “Negotiation and Settlement in Today’s Fiscal Environment.”  Other national speakers included Dean Erwin Chermerinsky, dean of the University of California Irvine Law School and Supreme Court scholar, and William Dussault, creator of the special needs trust.

“It is an honor to be recognized by my peers in the Academy and a privilege to serve in a leadership position of this esteemed organization,” stated Leighton. “My continued goal is to uphold the mission of the Academy, assisting our members in providing the best legal counsel to their clients while always meeting the highest standards within the legal profession, and serving the interests of individuals and families harmed by the misconduct of others.”

Leighton Re-Elected Chairman of Academy of Trial Advocacy.pdf