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Kelley Kronenberg Partner Jeffrey M. Wank Named Board Chair of Legal Aid Programs in South Florida

February 7, 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse business law firm, announced that Partner Jeffrey M. Wank will serve as the 2019 Chair of the Board of Directors for Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA). Wank has been involved with Legal Aid programs for several years and most recently served as Vice Chair of the Board.

Legal Aid provides pro bono legal assistance to the disadvantaged, assists families in need and helps improve the lives of lower income residents in the community by offering advice, representation and education regarding homelessness, child advocacy, immigration and much more.

“Legal Aid programs provide a truly valuable service to individuals in need, both in our area and beyond. We are proud to support Jeff in his new leadership role and support the work of these important organizations,” said Heath Eskalyo, Principal Partner, Chief Financial Officer and head of the firm’s philanthropic efforts. “I commend Jeff’s commitment to helping others and his passion for contributing to the wellbeing of our community.”

“Legal Aid supports some of the most vulnerable members of our community and I am honored to be a part of their efforts,” said Wank. “I look forward to leading this organization following my predecessor, Steve Jaffe. Hats off to Steve and the 2018 Board of Directors for such an incredible and rewarding year. I am excited for what we can accomplish this year.”

Wank focuses his practice on Insurance Coverage and First Party Property Insurance Defense Litigation. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. In addition to his involvement with the Legal Aid programs, he is on the Board of Directors for the B’nai B’rith Justice Unit, and is currently involved in mentor/mentee programs to help assist younger lawyers in the community. He previously served as Chair of the Jewish Federation of Broward County’s Horizons Leadership Program and is a Past President of the Broward County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors.