OF Counsel - ATTORNEY
Steven is a Board Certified Adoption Attorney who practices exclusively in the area of adoptions and juvenile dependency.
In the firm's adoption and dependency practice, Steven has represented various adoption agencies, licensed foster parents seeking to become adoptive parents, and relatives, such as aunts, uncles, and grandparents, seeking to adopt in an intra-family adoption proceeding.
Prior to joining the firm in March 2003, Steven was the Managing Attorney for the Department of Children & Families, focusing on issues of juvenile dependency (abuse, abandonment, and neglect of children) and termination of parental rights. For a period of five years thereafter, Steven was an attorney with R. Jeffrey Stull, P.A. in Tampa focusing on juvenile dependency, adoptions, and employment issues.
Steven earned his undergraduate degree from the American University in Washington D.C. in 1980, and his J.D. degree from the University of Florida College of Law in 1983, where he was a member of the Justice Thornall Campbell Moot Court Board. Steven is the past president and current executive member of the Florida Adoption Council.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Levin College of Law
Juris Doctor, 1983
Bachelor of Arts, 1980
Awards & Associations
- Board Certified in Adoption Law
- Past President, Florida Adoption Council
- Member, Florida Bar