Mr. Boyd was born and raised in South Buffalo.
He handles catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. He has been a personal injury attorney since 1999.
Mr. Boyd is also involved in local education.
In 2009 he was appointed to the position of Trustee to the SUNY Erie Community College by New York Governor David Patterson.
As a founding Trustee of Moun St. Joseph Academy, Steve was part of the effort to save the 118 year old school from closure in 2005. The K-8 school remains open to this day.
Prior to becoming an attorney, he was an Emmy Award–nominated television and radio journalist.
Mr. Boyd received a Citizen Rescue Award from the City of Niagara Falls after he persuaded a distraught man not to leap off the brink of the Falls.
During his career as a Journalist, Mr. Boyd interviewed Presidents William J. Clinton and George H. W. Bush. Mr. Boyd covered stories from the White House to the United Nations. He travelled to Europe to cover the hostage situtation and eventual release of former American hostage Terry Anderson who had been held for seven years. During his television careet, Mr. Boyd appeared in a reporting role on CNN, CBS News, ABC's Good Morning America, WABC-TV New York, KABC Los Angeles and CSPAN.