A native of New York City, Steven graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 1999 and obtained his license to practice law in Florida in that year. Following graduation, he began his career with a mid-sized litigation firm in Miami. In 2001, Mr. Brumer earned an LL.M. (Master of Laws) degree in Taxation from the University of San Diego and obtained his license to practice law in California. He also holds licenses to practice before various federal courts in California and Florida, as well as the United States Tax Court.
Steven is an active member of the San Diego County Bar Association and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. An avid road cyclist, he participates in numerous recreational, charity, and century rides (rides of 100+ miles) each year and also enjoys hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, and motorcycling. In addition, Mr. Brumer serves the San Diego community as a mentor for children and teens living active lives with Type-1 diabetes (formerly known as "Juvenile Diabetes") and also served as co-chair of the “Dads’ Club” at his children’s elementary school. He resides in San Diego with his wife (a pediatric nurse), his two children, and the family’s two dogs: a yellow Labrador retriever and a Weimaraner.