Jodi Leisure is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar, and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Ms. Leisure received her law degree, magna cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in 1999, her Masters in Business Administration from Stetson University in 1999, and her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from Palm Beach Atlantic College in 1989. She is the managing partner at Carey Leisure & Neal.
Ms. Leisure is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida and is a member of The Florida Bar, The American Association for Justice, The Florida Justice Association, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and National Board of Trial Advocacy. She was also featured in Florida Super Lawyers, which lists Florida’s outstanding attorneys in each practice area. She is the co-author of “A Conversation With Our Clients”.
While in law school, Ms. Leisure served as the supervising judicial intern in the Circuit Court for the Sixth Circuit and was an associate member of the Stetson Law Review. Ms. Leisure also received the Victor O. Wehle Trial Advocacy Award and the West Group Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award.
Ms. Leisure uses her experience as a litigator and trial attorney to pursue claims for wrongful death and injuries related to motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and other negligent conduct.
Areas of Practice
Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
Certified Legal Specialties
Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) – 1999
Law Review: Stetson Law Review, Associate Member
Stetson University, St. Petersburg, Florida
M.B.A. – 1999
Palm Beach Atlantic College, West Palm Beach, Florida
B.S. (Magna Cum Laude) – 1989
Major: Business Administration
Honors and Awards
Victor O. Wehle Trial Advocacy Award
West Group Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award
Super Lawyers 2010
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Tampa Tribune “Best of Pinellas” 2013
Professional Associations and Memberships
The Florida Bar, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
Florida Justice Association
Stetson Lawyers Association Advisory Council
Past Employment Positions
U.S. Circuit Court for the Sixth Judicial Circuit, Judicial Intern