Leslie S. Harkavy
Attorney Leslie S. Harkavy is an exceptionally skilled senior associate at Bellotti Law Group, who has built an outstanding reputation as a personal injury attorney, playing a fundamental role in numerous multi-million dollar verdicts in Massachusetts. Leslie is highly respected by her peers, clients, and others in the legal and judicial community for her dedication, talent, and zeal. She has had success at mediation and in nearly every court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, resulting in many important decisions in the field of personal injury law. She has been involved in countless high-profile cases over the years, though she brings the same level or preparedness, attention, and detail to every case that comes across her desk, whether modest or prominent.
Attorney Harkavy has successfully represented seriously injured clients in all fields of personal injury law since 1985. She has managed multi-million dollar medical malpractice cases involving the failure to obtain informed consent to a sterilization procedure and has played a key role on several obstetrical malpractice and failure to diagnose cancer cases. She has also successfully represented clients in inadequate security cases involving criminal activity such as stabbings and rapes in public parks, public transportation and condominium complexes. Leslie routinely handles cases involving serious injuries and death from automobile, motorcycle and bicycle accidents, for operators, passengers and pedestrians. She has obtained million dollar settlements for her clients injured in automobiles while operators were on cell phones or driving carelessly. She successfully represents children negligently supervised in day care settings, summer camps and while being transported to and from these settings. Attorney Harkavy has also resolved several dog bite cases resulting in injuries for scarring and trauma for young and older victims alike. Additionally, she has had six figure settlements for slip and falls occurring at stores and while on ice resulting in serious injuries. In short, Leslie is a preeminent personal injury attorney who has not only had great success in every type of personal injury case, but has influenced and shaped the field as it is today. Her relentless dedication and skill is truly an asset for her clients.
Attorney Harkavy received her Bachelor of Arts in Government and Law from Lafayette College in 1981, and her Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School in 1985. She has been licensed to practice law in Massachusetts since 1985. She is also licensed in the State of Connecticut since 1986. She is a member of the Federal District Court of Massachusetts. She has litigated cases in both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Connecticut. Ms. Harkavy has lectured and prepared materials for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. She has also assisted in preparing legal study guides.
Attorney Harkavy joined Bellotti Law Group, P.C. in 2006. Prior to that, she worked in the public sector of the City of Boston as well as in the private sector handling cases involving personal injury, commercial litigation and insurance subrogation. Attorney Harkavy focuses her practice at Bellotti Law Group, P.C. on all aspects of personal injury law.
J.D., Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1985
B.A., Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1981
U.S. Federal Court, 1986
Federal District Court of Massachusetts