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Ms. Alexander, a director at Tripp Scott with more than twenty years of litigation and appellate experience on state and federal levels, recently represented the healthcare industry before the Florida Supreme Court and has been involved in several other industry-wide cases.  She also interfaces regularly with Florida regulators on health care issues.


Alexander was an adjunct law professor at Nova Southeastern University School of Law for a number of years, where she taught trial and appellate advocacy to upper-level law students.  She has also taught at the University of Miami. 


After law school, Alexander clerked for the Honorable Richard D. Cudahy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago, Illinois.   


Alexander holds a law degree with honors from University of Chicago Law School, where she was a published editor of the Law Review.   She also won the Joseph Henry Beale Prize for excellence in first-year research and writing.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in politics, economics, rhetoric and law from the University of Chicago.  Her college honors thesis at the University of Chicago won the Harold E. Goettler Political Institutions Prize.


Alexander is a crypto-currency enthusiast and recently authored the article “How Bitcoin Will Bring About A Legal Practice Revolution” published in the Law360 legal magazine. She has also lectured internationally on bitcoin issues. 


As an experienced healthcare attorney, Alexander has been following all of the legal developments in the developing Florida medical marijuana area and writes and publishes regular articles detailing the latest legal developments on Florida medical marijuana law for her clients, businesses, and others interested in this very new legal area in her Florida Medical Marijuana blog at

arijuana law. To keep updated on changes in Florida medical marijuana law, go to the Florida Medical Marijuana Blog at  

Alexander also practices in the education area, having handled charter school appeals all the way from the school board level through to appeal. She also routinely negotiates charter contracts, works with state education regulators, and provides regular input into pending charter school legislation and reg


Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 34%
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 33%
  3. Litigation: 33%

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  • Brady James Cobb

    Stephanie is one of the top attorneys in Florida in my opinion. I have worked with her on several complex litigation, governmental and appellate matters, and she is both brilliant and incredibly well written.


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Contact info

Tripp Scott, P.A.

200 W College Ave Ste 216
Tallahassee, FL, 32301-7710


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Cum LaudeUniversity of Chicago Law School1989
Joseph Henry Beale PrizeUniversity of Chicago Law School1987
Harold E. Goettler Political Institutions PrizeUniversity of Chicago1986
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Foundation Health v. Westside EKGAffirmed (Ruling in favor of client)
Powers v. Thobani et al.Reversed (Ruling in favor of client)
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of ChicagoPolitics, Economics, Rhetoric & LawBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bitcoinference, Amsterdam"Bitcoin as a new legal system"2014