Zach B. Shelomith, Shareholder

Zach B. ShelomithZach B. Shelomith is a founding Shareholder at Leiderman Shelomith, P.A. He handles personal bankruptcy matters, corporate bankruptcy matters, Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors, and bankruptcy litigation. Prior to forming the firm, Zach served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable A. Jay Cristol, Chief Bankruptcy Judge Emeritus for the Southern District of Florida. Zach obtained a B.B.A. from the University of Miami and a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was awarded the American Bankruptcy Journal Prize.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Bankruptcy
  • Creditor Representation
  • Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar, 1997
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer Rising Star for the State of Florida, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer, 2011
  • American Bankruptcy Journal Prize, Recipient
  • Recognized for dedication to pro bono legal services by the South Miami-Kendall Bar Association
  • Recognized for providing services for the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida

Education

  • Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1997
  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Miami in 1994 (magna cum laude and general honors)

Clerkships and Internships

  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable A. Jay Cristol, Chief Judge Emeritus, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1997

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida (Treasurer 2013-2014)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • B’nai B’rith Justice Unit – Broward County
  • Florida Lawyers Network (Fort Lauderdale Chapter)
  • Business Networking International (Synergy Chapter)

Community Service

  • Pro bono legal services provided through the “Put Something Back” Pro Bono Project of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
  • Pro bono legal services provided to Habitat for Humanity
  • Served as a scoring judge for the Chester Bedell Memorial Mock Trial Competition (Miami, Florida)

Publications and Presentations

  • Has published materials and articles on bankruptcy law for the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida, Florida Bar and other continuing education publications
  • Has provided free bankruptcy seminars for employees of the City of Fort Lauderdale, City of Pompano Beach and City of Hollywood
  • Has lectured and co-authored materials on bankruptcy law for Lorman Education Services
  • Frequent lecturer for the Broward County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Lectured at the Broward County Bench and Bar Conference 2013

Personal Information

  • Born in North Miami, Florida
  • Resident of Hollywood, Florida

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