Bennett M. Lessmann, Jr., Esquire
Bennett M. Lessmann, Jr. is the co-managing partner of the Law Offices of Kleinman & Lessmann, located in Boca Raton, Florida. The firm serves clients in South Florida throughout the greater Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami areas. Kleinman & Lessmann also serves clients throughout the Central Florida area, including Orlando in Orange County and surrounding areas in Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Brevard counties.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Early on, Bennett established his roots in Florida through his family, living in the greater Orlando area, where much of his family still resides. Bennett engaged in undergraduate studies at the University of Central Florida and obtained a B.S. in Political Science and B.A. in History. Passionate about pursuing a legal career, he acquired his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, based in Fort Lauderdale.
During his studies at Nova Southern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Bennett excelled as a member of the Moot Court Society. Competing against more than 100 other law students, he earned first place in the annual First Year Moot Court Competition. In addition, he outperformed competitors nationwide, going on to take first place in the Billing, Exum ad Frey National Moot Court Competition and also winning the award for best oral advocate.
Bennett was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2011 and is licensed to practice in the state court in Florida along with the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida.
Current Legal Focus
Through co-managing his own law firm, Bennett continues to concentrate solely on personal injury cases. Clients need a strong advocate to litigate against insurance companies, especially when they offer unfair settlements. The majority of cases the firm handles are within the following personal injury practice areas:
- Auto accidents
- Truck, semi and tractor trailer accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Trip and fall accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Wrongful death
- Construction accidents
- Products liability
Skilled Representation in Personal Injury Cases
Bennett brings noteworthy experience to his current practice through skills he acquired while working previously as an associate at one of Florida’s most prestigious personal injury firms. At his prior firm, Bennett aggressively litigated wrongful death, automobile accident, truck accident motorcycle accident, premises liability, products liability and other general negligence cases throughout Florida. Bennett helped his clients obtain significant compensation through his diligent and aggressive representation.
Prior to entering private practice, Bennett held the position of Assistant State Attorney for the Broward County State Attorney’s Office, 17th Judicial Circuit. He prosecuted numerous criminal offenses, including:
- Battery Disorderly Conduct
- Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer
- Driving While License Suspended
The State Attorney’s Office selected him to participate in the Gerald T. Bennett Prosecutor/Public Defender Trial Training Program, sponsored by the Florida Criminal Bar Law Section. This intensive, week-long trial program provided valuable training that contributed to his breadth of experience as a prosecutor.
Contact the Law Offices of Kleinman & Lessmann
7777 Glades Road, Suite 205
Boca Raton, Florida 33434
Contact us (561) 245-4722
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