Years of experience.
Areas of practice.
Bachelor of Arts with honors cum laude & Master of Arts in Latin & Greek from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Juris Doctor (law) degree with honors from the University of Florida in 1988. Steve was the Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Law Review and published three articles while still in law school. Steve was awarded membership in the coveted Order of the Coif, an honor society reserved for graduates in the top 5% of the last five years of law students at their respective school.
After obtaining his law degree, Steve clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit with Nixon appointee, the Honorable Thomas Gibbs Gee.
Following the clerkship, Steve returned to Florida to practice transactional business law. He soon returned home to establish his own practice in his native city of Springfield. He maintains his license to practice in Florida and has clients in the Sunshine State.
"Steve advised me to set up an LLC so my personal assets would be protected from creditors. I also appreciate his sound advise."
"My wife and I are older now and went to Steve to set up a trust. He showed us how to pass our property to our children without probate. He made everything simple and understandable! I would definitely recommend Steve for your estate planning needs.
- Dan & Lynnette