Advisory Council Member Gary Lesser is the Managing Partner of Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, and concentrates his practice in personal injury law, and has handled numerous high profile cases. He has handled a large number of personal injury cases over the years, including automobile injury, wrongful/accidental death, premises liability (slip and fall), negligent security, product injury and other related injury cases.
Gary was born in West Palm Beach. After graduating from Forest Hill High School, Gary attended George Washington University, where he graduated with a B.A. in International Affairs. Gary was named to the Dean’s List and served as President Pro Tempore of the Student Senate. He was Associate Editor of the GW Hatchet, the school newspaper, and the Editor-in-Chief of the GW Journal, a monthly political opinion commentary. Gary attended University of Miami School of Law earning his Juris Doctorate. He was a member of Bar & Gavel Society, and served as Associate Editor of the Yearbook of International Law and Editor-in-Chief of Res Ipsa Loquitur, the law school’s newspaper.
Gary has continued the Firm’s tradition of community involvement. He serves on The Florida Bar Board of Governors, and has also served as the Chair of the Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee and Chair of the Advertising Committee. Gary also served as the Chair of the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Professionalism Committee and Chair of the Medical Legal Committee for many years.
Gary has lectured at seminars all over Florida on the topics of personal injury and various ethics issues. He has been interviewed by local and national media regarding cases, important ethical/legal issues, and his service to the community.