Ira Leesfield Named President of the Melvin M. Belli Society
Ira H. Leesfield has been named President of the Melvin M. Belli Society. The Melvin M. Belli Society is an organization comprised of lawyers who have distinguished themselves as trial lawyers and are dedicated to the principles of education on an international basis. It was created in 1981 for the purpose of promoting the international exchange of ideas among its members through meetings and education. In 2002, the organization presented Ira Leesfield with the “ 2002 Melvin Belli Award,” recognizing his outstanding initiative in prosecuting cases that benefit public interest.