Community Involvement

The Leepers of Leeper & Leeper, a leading Personal Injury and Marital & Family Law firm in St. Petersburg  give back to the community in very meaningful waysWe subscribe to the belief that to whom much is given, much is expected. In short, we are all gifted in some manner and should use those gifts not just for ourselves, but for others and the community as well.

Silvia volunteers with Lawyers for Literacy, a reading program for at risk third grade kids in the public schools. This program helps prepare the students for the FCAT and has a remarkable success rate. In the past, Silvia has volunteered at Academy Prep in St. Petersburg, a middle school which begins a college preparatory education for economically disadvantaged students. The school then places the students in college preparatory high schools and follows them through college.

Silvia also volunteers at the Community Law Program which provides legal counsel to those without means. She has served on the Board of CASA, the local domestic violence shelter/organization. Silvia has also taught at Stetson University College of Law and has mentored less experienced attorneys during their initial practice years./p>

Silvia founded the Canterbury Muses for the Arts, an arts “booster” club. She served as President and works many hours for the arts. Finally, Silvia has worked with teenagers at our church where she mentored young women and taught Sunday school. She currently serves on the denomination’s Conference Executive Board.

Dan is also very active in the St. Petersburg community. Dan serves on the Board of Trustees at the Great Explorations Children’s Museum in St. Petersburg. Dan volunteers with Lawyer’s for Literacy and with the Children’s ministry at our church where he teaches Sunday school. Dan serves on the governing Council of his church and is currently the Chair. He has also served on the Conference Executive Board of his church’s denomination and chaired the Pastoral Search Committee that culminated in the calling of the church’s current Senior Pastor

Like Silvia, Dan has served in many capacities at the Canterbury School of Florida. He served six years on the Board of Trustees and on many working committees including the Executive, Development, and Major Gifts Committees. Dan also assists the school in the area of arts including set construction and running crew for shows. Finally, Dan coached Cross Country and track at Canterbury.