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Leanne Frazee Tellam


Direct Dial: 305-460-6541
Fax: 305-446-3667

Leanne Frazee Tellam is an Associate with the firm. She has experience in litigating admiralty, aviation, franchise, maritime contract disputes and insurance coverage issues, products liability cases and matters of general insurance defense such as premises and products liability. She has practical experience in environmental matters, employment-related defense, regulation of childcare facilities and operations of for-profit and not-for-profit corporations. She is also a certified mediator and is fluent in Spanish.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Arbitration Association


  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Mediator
  • Residential Mortgage & Foreclosure Mediation Certification
  • Credentialed Director, Florida Department of Children & Families
  • Facilitating Strategic Planning, Consultants Development Institute

Appointments/Community Service

  • Law Without Walls (LWOW) Panel Jurist (2014-17), University of Miami School of Law
  • Miami-Dade County School Board General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee
  • Past President: Junior League of Miami, Coral Reef Elementary PTA, UM Law Maritime Law Society
  • Palmetto Bay Education Advisory Committee (past chair)


  • Spanish


Practice Areas

  • Admiralty
  • Aviation
  • Toxic/environmental torts
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Products Liability
  • General Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1992 ( Education Law Committee member)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1995


  • J.D., University of Miami, College of Law, 1992
  • B.A., Florida State University, Multinational Business cum laude, 1989