Bruce H. Lehr

Bruce H. Lehr

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Miami, FL

Lehr Levi & Mendez, P.A.
 | 1401 Brickell Avenue, Suite 910
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-377-1777
Fax: 305-377-0087
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
Attorney Profile

Bruce H. Lehr, the founding partner of Lehr Levi & Mendez, has over 33 years of experience as a criminal defense attorney.  Mr. Lehr has defended hundreds of cases in Florida and throughout the United States on charges ranging from murder to bank, securities, and health care fraud; from money laundering to Internet sex crimes.  Best known for his formidable trial skills based on the over 350 jury cases he has tried, Mr. Lehr received an AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, as well as a 10/10 "superb" rating from AVVO.  Until 1983, Mr. Lehr was the Chief Prosecutor of the Miami-Dade County Courts and the Senior Narcotics Prosecutor of the Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney.  Mr. Lehr has represented the former Mayors of both South Miami and West Miami on corruption charges, Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law partner in connnection with a $1.25 billion fraud, a man indicted for a $170 million factoring fraud, and a man charged with possessing over 40 tons of cocaine in a submarine.

About Bruce Lehr

Admitted: 1981, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.brucelehrpa.com/bruce-h-lehr

Honors/Awards:

  • Appointed by the Chief Judge of the District Court for the Southern District of Florida and served continuously since 2009., Member of Ad-Hoc Committee on Attorney Admission and Discipline for the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • 2009 and 2010, Named as Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine
  • 2010 to present, Rated as "SUPERB" Lawyer with 10/10 Rating, AVVO
  • 2005 to present, AV Rated Attorney, Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Participated in the Re-enactment of the 1930's trial of Al Capone, in his trial for perjury.  Re-enactment staged by the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court Historical Society.  I was able to achieve an acquittal in front of a jury of reporters and court officials., 2011
  • Participated in the Re-enactment of the 1933 trial of Giuseppe Zangara, the man tried and electrocuted for murder in an assasination attempt against President FDR, and the actual murder of the then Mayor of Chicago.  Re-enactment staged by the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court Historical Society.  I was able to keep him out of the electric chair 70 years later., 2009
  • Served on Panel on "Prosecutorial Misconduct" at Dade County Bar Association Bench and Bar Conference 2012
  • Served on Panel, "Starting Your Own Law Practice" at Dade County Bar Association Bench and Bar Conference 2012
Office Location for Bruce H. Lehr

1401 Brickell Avenue
Suite 910
Miami, FL 33131

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Last Updated: 1/7/2019

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