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Steve W Marsee

Divorce and separation Attorney at Orlando, FL

4.9   33 reviews
  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 20 years
    Florida - FL 23 years
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2002
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2000
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About Steve

Learn Steve’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation
    80%
    Skilled, Compassionate & Sensitive Guidance in all Divorce Matters including Divorce Rights, Modifications, Contested, & Uncontested.

    20 years

  2. Alimony
    10%
    Alimony Modification

    20 years

  3. Family
    10%
    Over 20 Years of Experience Resolving All Family Matters

    20 years

PROVIDING COMPETENT, EFFECTIVE, RESPONSIVE & PROFESSIONAL REPRESENTATION. UNAFRAID OF ANY CHALLENGE.

Steve W. Marsee is a Sole Practitioner who practices only in Marital and Family law. He attended the University of Miami School of Law, the University of Central Florida where he received his undergraduate degree in Legal Studies with a minor in Criminal Justice. While in the legal studies program, Mr. Marsee worked full-time, took 15 hours each semester (including two summer  terms) and maintained a 4.0 GPA in the legal studies program.


Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Marsee became one of the youngest Chiefs of Police in the Country at the age of 29 after he received National Acclaim as Florida’s most successful Undercover drug Agent while serving as Investigator in Charge of Intelligence and Organized Crime for the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. During this career, Mr. Marsee gained valuable experience in negotiating complex issues with a wide variety of people which has greatly aided him in his practice as a Marital and Family lawyer.


Mr. Marsee is a member of The Florida and Washington D.C. bars, U.S. Middle District Courts, the Florida Bar Family Law Section, the American Inns of Court, and a Charter member of the Central Florida Family Law American Inns of Court.
Mr. Marsee has personally handled over 1400 Marital and Family Law Cases since opening his own practice just 6 short months after he began his career here in Orlando as a Sole Practitioner in late 2000. His entire staff are all college trained and experienced trial Paralegals who regularly attend hearings and Trials with him to better serve his clients by assisting him in organizing the volumes of evidence and documents that come with the complex cases that he handles.


Before he became an Attorney, Mr. Marsee went through a particularly nasty Divorce
himself. During his case, the Judge complimented his work and asked him why didn’t he hire an attorney. He replied that all the attorneys who were competent and aggressive enough to deal with his case weren’t affordable and the ones he could afford did not seem competent and aggressive enough. The Judge then advised him to attend law school and practice Marital and Family Law and be that attorney that he needed who was competent and aggressive if needed but make his services reasonably affordable so he could help others who were faced with the ordeal of Divorce themselves.


Mr. Marsee prides himself in the fact that he can view other's not just from the facts in their cases, but also drawing on his own experience which greatly helps them deal with their own challenges effectively.


His philosophy is simple. “Vigorously litigate the issues that you feel are justified; concedethe ones which aren’t; attempt to mediate and settle things in between; research both beforehand throughly so you can recognize the difference and at all times, conduct yourself in an ethical and professional manner treating everyone you meet with dignity and respect.”


I urge you to contact me for a free consultation should you have need of a Marital and Family Law Attorney who is competent, aggressive (if needed), compassionate and will timely respond toyour and your families needs the way they should be. After all, family law can involve every aspect of your life including your children; your livelihood; your property; your future income and your security. Accordingly, you need a lawyer who not only has the educational experience, but the life experiences necessary to handle not just the legal issues of your case, but who is also capable of dealing with the delicate personal issues and sometimes difficult personalities of the parties involved in Marital and Family Law cases.

Awards

Platinum Client Champion
Client's Choice 2016,2015,2014
Client's Choice
2016 2015 2014

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Steve W. Marsee PA
4162 Edgewater Dr
Orlando, FL, 32804-2232

Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
  33 customer reviews
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Client's Choice 2016
Client's Choice
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Posted by Juan | August 20, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you Note for Steve Marsee
I work for the United States government in an overseas location, where it is complicated to solve a legal problem, especially something as complex and stressful as a divorce. But I was fortunate to find Steve Marsee. He and his team immediately set to work on my case, explaining the entire process in detail. Being so far away, I had many doubts and concerns, but Steve always helped me to have confidence in his advice. When I had to attend the mediation appointment, Steve's advice and professionalism were essential to having an advantageous outcome for me. Thank you, Steve!
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Posted by David | March 8, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Paternity Case/Child Support
Great lawyer and his Paralegal Rebecca was great also. They helped me alot on my paternity case!
Posted by Randy | April 10, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
The Best
First class organization... I hired Steve and never regretted it. With Steve's extensive knowledge of the law and the unmatched experience of his team, I would highly recommend them. Steve and Rebecca were both, professional and patient with the noise that accompanies divorce..Steve held firm and basically predicted the final settlement two week in
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Posted by anonymous | January 24, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Happily Divorced
I highly recommend Steve Marsee and his team. The level of professionalism and the standard of excellence shown was by far superior. Pam, the paralegal was supportive, responsive, attentive to all the aspects of my complicated divorce and in the end, the outcome exceeded my expectation. Thank you for helping to open new chapter in my life. Here's to Steve and his Team - CHEERS!!
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Posted by Steve | August 8, 2019
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Alimony dropped
This is the second time I've hired Steve Marsee and I have won both times with him. Steve is professional along with his knowledgeable paralegal team that gets back to you right away. Steve was able to get my alimony dropped during mediation after discovering that my ex wife remarried and was denying it. Steve has a great program by charging a flat fee for his services. Steve has been my 3rd lawyer since I originally divorced and I wish I would have found him first because he's really that good. Steve really fights for you and makes you feel comfortable through out the process while fighting for you! Thanks Steve and Rebecca for everything you have done to help me out and providing your legal expertise! 2 for 2!!!
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Divorce Attorney
  • Steve W. Marsee, PA
  • 2000 - Present

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • University of Central Florida
  • BA in Legal Studies Minor in Criminal Justice
  • 1996

Legal Cases

  • Lilly v. Lilly, 113 So.3d 155 (Fla. 5th DCA 2013)
  • We won on Appeal and My client was reimbursed for all payments that he was wrongfully forced to pay

Associations

  • George C. Young First Central Florida American Inn of Court
  • Master
  • 2000 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Client Champion Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Top 100 Lawyers
  • The National Advocates
  • 2020
  • Client Champion Platinum
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2019
  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Clients Choice Award
  • Avvo
  • 2016
  • Top One Percent
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Lawyers
  • The National Advocates
  • 2015
  • Superb
  • Avvo
  • 2015
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2015
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Publications

  • Florida Police Chiefs Association
  • Drugs a Process of Death
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • Seminars
  • Alimony Modification
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

Received (20)
Given (10)
Endorse Steve
Family Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Marsee is a true professional and a pleasure to work with on cases in efforts to reach positive resolutions. He is an asset to the central Florida family law community."
Family Attorney | Nov 30
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Steve is a great attorney and advocate for his clients. He is very knowledgeable about the law. Steve is a pleasure to work with."
Family Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Mr. Marsee. He is a top-notch attorney in this community whom I admire."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Steve is a fantastic attorney and a wonderful person. I wholeheartedly recommend his services as an attorney!"
Family Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Steve Marsee is rated preeminent by his clients, as reflected in lawyers.com. Mr. Marsee is aggressive when necessary, yet always respectful in his dealings with other lawyers and the courts. He is conscientious and dedicated in the preparation of his clients' cases, and knowledgeable of the law. Mr. Marsee is dedicated to serving and protecting the best interests of his clients."
Family Attorney | Jul 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Marsee is an excellent attorney, I've know him for over 13 years. I have had opportunity to see him in court, and have been impressed with his demeanor and results..."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have had the opportunity to see Steve in a court room and to know Steve in the legal setting outside of court. He is diligent and knowledgable. He strongly advocates for his clients and completes all of the necessary case research to bring his clients the latest benefits of recent legal rulings. Steve is governed by what is right for his clients and is not easily swayed by others but instead fights for the best outcome for his clients."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Steve is an excellent attorney and advocate for his clients. He spends the extra time needed to research and understand all of the issues that may complicate an emotional situation. I would recommend Steve to anyone seeking a divorce case in Orange or Seminole County."
Family Attorney | Jun 05
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have enjoyed working as opposing counsel on a number of dissolution matters with attorney Marsee, who demonstrates a high level of integrity and honesty while we work toward resolution on behalf of our respective clients."
Family Attorney | Jun 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Steve is an excellent lawyer who is a tireless advocate for his client and well versed in the law."
Family Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Steve. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Family Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have enjoyed working with Steve on several cases. He is direct and honest. Steve knows the law and advocates well for his clients"
Family Attorney | Feb 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Marsee is a strong advocate for his clients and the utmost professional."
Family Attorney | Feb 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Steve Marsee is dedicated to providing excellent representation to his clients and he is very well respected in the legal community. I would highly recommend him to a friend or family member."
Family Attorney | Aug 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Steve for over 23 years. We worked together on many cases when he was in law enforcement and I was an Assistant State Attorney in Volusia County. Excellent attorney. He has done an excellent job on all referrals to his firm."
Family Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer.I have been opposing counsel with Steve on numerous cases. He is always aggressive in representing his clients and a great litigator in the Court Room. He is always professional to deal with and I recommend him highly."
Family Attorney | Jul 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Steve is largely recognized in the legal community as one of the foremost authorities in family law. He has earned that reputation for good reasons. He is very knowledgeable about family law, and always treats all actors in the legal system with respect."
Family Attorney | Jun 25
Relationship: Friend
"I've known Steve for almost 10 years - ever since undergrad at UCF. He's an excellent lawyer and a close friend. I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I found him to be very professional and competent on a matter where he was opposing attorney."
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