FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – February 9, 2016 – Steven B. Lesser, a shareholder at the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., office of law firm Becker & Poliakoff and the chair of its Construction Law and Litigation Practice Group, has been re-elected as vice president of the Southeast Florida chapter of the International Concrete Repair Institute. His one-year term became effective on January 1.
Lesser has served on the chapter’s board for more than a decade. As vice president, Lesser drives programming for the chapter and identifies national speakers to present at ICRI events.
The International Concrete Repair Institute is a national organization founded in 1988 to improve the quality of concrete restoration, repair and protection through education and outreach to members.
“I am honored to continue to serve as vice president of this organization and look forward to continuing to support the improvement of the standards and guidelines for the concrete restoration and repair industry,” Lesser said.
Board-certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar, Lesser devotes his practice at Becker & Poliakoff exclusively to construction law and litigation. Lesser also is a Florida Certified Circuit Civil Mediator focusing on complex construction matters involving defective work and delay-related claims and a certified arbitrator on construction issues for the American Arbitration Association.
Lesser is a graduate of the Ohio University and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He has received numerous awards and accolades throughout his career and is deeply involved in charitable programs serving special needs children and young adults.
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