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Richard Lawrence Steinberg

Richard Lawrence Steinberg

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Business, Probate, Election Campaigns & Political Law, Real Estate

About Me

Phi Kappa Phi; Order of Omega; Phi Delta Phi. Member, Editorial Board, University of Miami Law Review. Recipient: Dean's Award of Academic Merit; Dean's Certificate of Achievement in Trust and Estates. Author: "Re-Examination Clause Re-Examined: The Supreme Court Removes Seventh Amendment's Re-Examination Protection in Diversity Cases in Gasperini v. Center for Humanities, Inc.," 52 U. Miami L. Rev. 909 (1998). Director, North Beach Development Corporation, 2000-2001. Member, Transportation and Parking Committee, City of Miami Beach, 2000-2001. Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami, 2000-2008. Miami Beach City Commissioner, 2001-2008. Board Member, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 2004-2008. Board Member, Miami-Dade County Metropolitan Organization, 2005-2008. Florida State Representative, 2008-2012 (Ranking Democrat on Civil Justice Committee 2011-2012).


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 75%
  2. Business: 10%
  3. Real Estate: 5%
  4. Election Campaigns & Political Law: 5%
  5. Probate: 5%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Scott Jeffrey Hertz

    Richard is an astue practiioner in the election law area, and is a former elected official himself.


    Scott Hertz Commercial Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Curtis Richard Newsome

    Mr. Steinberg is one of the smartest and gifted advocates I have had the pleasure of working with in a long time. He has an uncanny ability to quickly study an issue, master the nuances, and articulate his position in such a manner as to persuade even the most hardened opponents. It's my pleasure to strongly endorse Mr. Steinberg!


    Curtis Newsome Defective and Dangerous Products Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

767 Arthur Godfrey Rd
Miami Beach, FL, 331403413



FLMember in Good Standing199808/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatingMartindale Hubbell2013
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2013
AV RatingMartindale Hubbell2012
Champion of Judicial IndependenceTrial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar2011
Miracle MakerBig Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami2008
Leadership AwardNational Multiple Sclerosis Society2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySteinberg & Associates, PA1998 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida House of Represenatives Judiciary CommitteeMember2011 - 2012
Florida House of Representatives Civil Justice CommitteeRanking Democrat2011 - 2012
Florida House of RepresentativesRepresentative2008 - 2012
Miami Dade League of CitiesPresident2007 - 2008
Miami-Dade County Metropolitan OrganizationBoard Member2005 - 2008
Miami Beach Chamber of CommerceBoard Member2004 - 2008
City of Miami BeachCommissioner2001 - 2008
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater MiamiBoard Member2000 - 2008
Transportation and Parking Committee, City of Miami BeachMember2000 - 2001
North Beach Development CorporationDirector2000 - 2001
Miami Beach Bar AssociationDirector2000 - 2001
Dade County Bar AssociationDirector1999 - 2001
Florida BarN/A1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Morlacchi v. 3737 Caribbean Partners, LLCPer Curiam Affirmed

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Publication NameTitleDate
University of Miami Law ReviewRe-Examination Clause Re-Examined: The Supreme Court Removes Seventh Amendment's Re-Examination Protection in Diversity Cases in Gasperini v. Center for Humanities, Inc.1998


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of MiamiFinanceM.B.A.1998
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor - Cum Laude1998
University of FloridaManagementB.S.B.A. - with Honors1994
Miami Beach Senior High SchoolN/AN/A1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NumerousChanges to Florida Law from Prior Legislative SessionN/A