Leslie Sheekley

Senior Attorney

lsheekley@bplegal.com
Professional Experience

Ms. Sheekley is a board certified business litigation attorney, licensed to practice in Florida since 1985. Board Certification in Business Litigation by the Florida Bar is the highest level of recognition of an attorney’s competency and expertise in one or more of the 24 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida. She is “AV-Preeminent” rated (the highest level attainable) by Martindale Hubbell based upon the endorsement of her colleagues in the areas of professional conduct, ethics and ability. Following law school she clerked for the Honorable John M. Scheb at the Florida Second District Court of Appeal, and practiced law for fifteen years in Phoenix and Tucson Arizona before returning to Florida in 2001.

Her practice is concentrated in the areas of commercial and business disputes, contract negotiation and litigation, and representation of community associations in collections, operations, covenant enforcement actions and litigation. She has extensive trial experience in many areas of the law, including insurance defense, contract and business litigation, and injunction actions. Her clients have included national and local businesses, municipalities, and individuals. She has undertaken complex litigation on behalf of developers, builders, business entities, a city government, and condominium associations.

Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
Education
  • University of Florida, J.D. 1985, B.S. 1982