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Stephen Brown graduated with honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Prior to law school, he earned dual bachelors degrees at The Florida State University covering three majors: Political Science, Social Science and Environmental Studies.


 


At the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Stephen participated in the Virgil Hawkins Family Law Clinic where he helped several clients navigate through various family law issues. He also participated in an externship at Florida Institutional Legal Services assisting inmates in the Florida Department of Corrections obtain various services upon their release to help prevent recidivism. Additionally, he assisted research for a federal class action lawsuit against the Florida Department of Corrections alleging inhumane treatment of many inmates.


 


After law school, Stephen accepted an appointment to become an Assistant State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida. As an Assistant State Attorney, his focus was to develop his trial skills to gain litigation experience. He tried 75 cases in County, Circuit, and Juvenile Court and resolved more than 2000 cases short of trial in fewer than four years at the State Attorney's Office.


 


Outside of work, Stephen enjoys the great lifestyle that Central Florida has to offer. In his spare time (however slight) you could find him at a local bookstore, themepark, restaurant, or at the dog park with his Italian Greyhound, Rocco. His philosophy is to enjoy life and he'd love to help you sort out your legal problems so that you can de-stress and better enjoy your life.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 45%
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Litigation: 10%
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%
  5. DUI & DWI: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Brown & Rice, PA

2202 Curry Ford Rd
Orlando, FL, 32806

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200706/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBrown & Rice, P.A.2011 - Present
Adjunct Professor of Legal Studies and Criminal JusticeKeiser University2010 - 2011
Assistant State AttorneyOffice of the State Attorney2007 - 2011
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Florida BarMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
D.M. vs. J.M.Client's child support reduced from $606/month to $242/Month
State v. G.G.Case Dismissed
State v. J.T.Case Dismissed
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2007
Florida State UniversityPolitical Science and Social ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2004
Florida State UniversityEnvironmental StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science2004