We are pleased to welcome Edward H. Zebersky, Esq. to our joint LAS/CCLA Board of Directors. This is just the latest in his long-standing and extensive involvement with our legal aid programs. Zebersky is a founding partner of Zebersky Payne Shaw Lewenz, LLP located in Fort Lauderdale, and has been a long-time supporter of our legal aid programs.
Zebersky is a Martindale Hubbell AV rated Super Lawyer, recognized as not only a “Top Florida Attorney,” but one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America. Ed’s practice ranges from traditional personal injury cases, to more complex litigation involving defective products, bad drugs, medical malpractice, insurance issues, hurricane damages, corporate disputes, fraud, RICO, malicious prosecution and constitutional law challenges. Because of his vast knowledge and passion for protecting consumers, Mr. Zebersky actively lobbied on issues involving insurance legislation and consumer protection and was appointed by the President of the Senate to serve on the Florida Auto Insurance Fraud Task Force.
Zebersky served as President of the Florida Justice Association and the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, and recently received the Legacy Award for his dedication and service to Florida’s children and families. On the American Association of Justice Board of Governors, he serves on numerous committees, including the Organizational Review Committee, the National Finance Committee, the Public Affairs Committee, the Judicial Nomination Committee and the AAJ PAC. He also has received several pro bono service awards for the time and work he has donated to those who could afford to hire a lawyer.
Zebersky earned a JD at the University of Miami School of Law, graduating in the top 10% of his class with appointment to the Order of the Coif, and serving as a Student Bar Association Senator, Managing Editor of his law review, and on the Moot Court Board.