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Becker & Poliakoff’s Steven B. Lesser Appointed to Leadership Roles at American and Florida Bar Associations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – August 21, 2015 Steven B. Lesser, a shareholder at the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., office of law firm Becker & Poliakoff and chair of the firm’s Construction Law and Litigation Practice Group, has been appointed by the President of the American Bar Association, Paulette Brown, to serve on the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Membership. Lesser is one of nine members selected nationwide to serve on this committee. He has also been appointed to serve on The Florida Bar Association’s Board of Legal Specialization and Education.

The ABA’s Standing Committee on Membership is tasked with increasing membership and providing value to its members to enable the ABA to maintain its position as the national representative of the legal profession.

The Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization and Education administers the Bar’s certification plan and provides oversight over all 24 certification committees that each focus upon a specific practice area.  As part of its mission, the BLSE helps identify for the general public and the profession those   attorneys who have substantial experience and have demonstrated special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in certified areas of practice and professionalism and ethics in the practice of law.

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