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LeavenLaw Welcomes New Associate, Sean E. McEleney, to its Consumer Law Team


Sean E. McEleney, Esq.

It is with great pleasure that LeavenLaw welcomes its newest attorney committed to representing clients and consumers throughout Florida.  Sean E. McEleney joins LeavenLaw as a new associate in the firm’s consumer law department.

Sean grew up in South Windsor, Connecticut, and attended Villanova University. Sean graduated Villanova with a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy as a four-year member of the water polo team.  After graduation, Sean earned his Master of Arts in Accountancy and spent several years working in Boston, Massachusetts for Ernst & Young LLP’s commercial audit and assurance department.  

Believing that he could use his strong writing skills and meticulous attention to detail to help individual clients with legal issues, Sean entered Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida and graduated in May 2016.  While attending Stetson, Sean interned as LeavenLaw’s consumer law clerk and assisted in all phases of civil litigation and credit reporting dispute matters.  As consumer advocates, the attorneys at LeavenLaw have spent almost four decades helping Florida’s consumers dealing with problems associated with credit, debt and deceptive and unfair trade practices.  Sean’s financial knowledge and experience in analytics will help LeavenLaw’s clients in identifying and navigating improper credit reporting issues, defending credit card and debt buyer lawsuits, and pursuing unlawful creditor harassment claims.  If you have been injured, victimized or unfairly treated or deceived, please contact LeavenLaw for your free initial consultation. For more information, visit  or call 1-855-Leaven-Law (855-532-8365).




Leavengood Again Selected by his Peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America

Ian Leavengood, Attorney at Law

LeavenLaw Managing Partner Ian R. Leavengood has been selected by his peers for the third consecutive year for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©. Mr. Leavengood will appear in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in Commercial Litigation. "It is an honor to again be selected to this prestigious group for a third straight year," said Leavengood. "It is really a tribute to my team and all the excellent consumer advocacy work that we collectively do that makes recognition like this possible."

In addition to helping small business owners in Commercial Litigation, the staff at LeavenLaw helps consumers with problems associated with debt and credit, through the firm's consumer credit and bankruptcy divisions.  

Peer Reviewed

Best Lawyers in America

Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America© is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Best Lawyers© employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services.

Leavengood has also been named a Super Lawyer five times (twice as a Super Lawyer Rising Star), a member of Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite, and has received an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.