Miami attorney L. Elijah Stiers of the law firm Stiers Law, P.A. has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Mr. Stiers is the founding partner of Stiers Law (www.stierslaw.com) and is an AV-rated trial attorney with fourteen years of experience practicing personal injury litigation. A 1999 graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Stiers received his Juris Doctor degree from University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2003. He has successfully represented numerous clients in both federal and state courts and has also argued appellate matters before the Third and Fourth District Courts of Appeals for the State of Florida. Mr. Stiers primarily represents persons injured due to the negligence of others, and regularly handles cases involving medical negligence, automobile negligence, premises liability, and negligence by cruise ship operators, and has won millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.
The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership. The number of Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized experience and accomplishment. In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its Fellows.
Mr. Stiers is also an energetic and vocal advocate for better access to parks, green spaces, and the rights of cyclists and pedestrians in Miami-Dade County, where he serves as the Chair of the City of Miami Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and on the Citizens Transportation Trust, overseeing a $250 Million annual budget.