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Stephen Christopher Whalen

Stephen Christopher Whalen

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Litigation

About Me

Attorney Stephen Whalen is a Martindale Hubbel "AV" rated attorney and formally served in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps and the Florida Bar Lawyer Regulation Division. As a solo practitioner, Mr. Whalen prides himself in providing dedicated personal service to his clients. His firm focuses on helping consumers find appropriate legal solutions that fit their needs and to help them understand the eligibility requirements associated with the different types of bankruptcy options available. 


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 50%
    27 years
  2. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 40%
    27 years
  3. Litigation: 10%
    27 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Joseph Arnold Corsmeier

    I have known Steve Whalen for many years and I worked with him as a Bar Counsel for The Florida Bar. He is an excellent lawyer and I strongly endorse him.


    Joseph Corsmeier Ethics & Professional Responsibility Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Robert Ristoff

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Steve in the past and can attest that he is one of the most experienced and best prepared lawyers in the State of Florida. As a competitor this endorsement means alot.


    David Ristoff Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Stephen C. Whalen, P.A.

1968 Bayshore Blvd
Dunedin, FL, 346982500



FLMember in Good Standing198708/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV PreeminentMartindale Hubble2005
Navy Commendation MedalUS Navy - Secretary of the Navy1991

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offfice Of Stephen C. Whalen, P.A.2006 - Present
AssociateWilliams Ristoff & Proper, PLC2005 - 2006
Assistant Staff COunselThe Florida Bar Department Of Lawyer Regulation1991 - 2005
LieutenantU.S. Navy JAG Corps1987 - 1990


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Clearwater Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionN/A2005 - Present
Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of South FloridaCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1984