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Steven Michael Potolsky

Steven Michael Potolsky

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    32 years

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Steven. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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Contact Info

100 Se 2nd St Ste 3550
Miami, FL, 331312112

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198305/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Martindale-Hubbell "AV" ratedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Florida SuperlawyerSuperlawyers.com2010
Florida SuperlawyerSuperlawyers.com2009
Florida SuperlawyerSuperlawyers.com2008
Florida SuperlawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2006
President's Service AwardFlorida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Miami2002
President's Special Service AwardFlorida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -Miami1999
Liberty's Last ChampionFlorida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Miami1997
Leading AttorneyLaw and Leading AttorneysN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AFederal Death Penalty Resource Counsel 2007 - Present
N/ASteven M. Potolsky, P.A.1990 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderMiami-Dade County Public Defender's Office1982 - 1990

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersChairman, Strike Force2004 - 2005
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami Chapter)Director Emeritus2002 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami Chapter)President1995 - 1996
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami Chapter)Secretary1994 - 1995
Eleventh Judicial Circuit Conflict Screening CommitteeCommittee Member1994 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersChairman, Indigent Defense Committee1994 - 1996
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1992 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami Chapter)Director1992 - 2002
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of Law LawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Ithaca College Political Science/SociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CACJ/CPDA Capital Case Defense Seminar; Monterey, CaliforniaWhat Federal Verdict Forms Can Teach Us About What Works and Doesn't in Penalty Phase2010
National Consortium for Capital Defense Training; Tampa, FloridaBrainstorming and Developing Your Theory of the Case2009
Death is Different; Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Orlando, FloridaCreative Mitigation2009
National Legal Aid and Defender Association - Life in the Balance 2008; Atlanta, GeorgiaSeveral subjects2008
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Making the Case for Life 2007; Las Vegas, NevadaMitigation for 21st Century Juries2007
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual Meeting; Bonita Springs, FloridaCutting Edge Jury Selection2007
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Death is Different; Orlando, Florida21st Century Mitigation2007
Federal Death Penalty Resource Counsel Project - Regional Training; Baltimore, MarylandWorking the Case to Your Client's Advantage from Day One2007
Life in the Balance XIIIFederal capital cases2000
Life in the Balance XIMitigation in Federal Capital Cases1999
Seminar on the Death Penalty in the United States; Miami, FloridaDeath Penalty Cases, Law and Procedures under United States Federal Law1997
Federal Practices and Procedure II; Orlando, FloridaCreative Voir Dire In Federal Criminal Trials1997