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Stephen G. Henderson has handled over 10,000 cases, yet remains committed to compassion and individual service in his practice. Every client gets Stephen’s personal cell phone number because every client matters.

Steve grew up in Cocoa Beach and has lived in Japan, California, and Washington. A world traveler, Steve speaks fluent Japanese and uses his cross-cultural communication skills as he litigates and negotiates for his clients. Steve earned degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Seattle University School of Law, where he graduated with Honors. Steve is admitted to the Florida Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association, Brevard County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

He is also admitted to the Federal Court for the Middle District in Orlando, Florida. Steve lives in Brevard County with his wife and their combined family of 5 children.

He holds the distinction of being the only attorney in Brevard County to have a murder case dismissed on a Stand your Ground motion.


Languages spoken: English, Japanese

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 33%
  2. Criminal Defense: 33%
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
  4. Federal Crime: 14%



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Henderson. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I really want all people to contact him for help.


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  • Brent R. Hardy

    I endorse Stephen without reservation. He has demonstrated an exceptional grasp of the law and has the skills of a superb litigator.


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Contact info

Henderson Legal Group

6032 Farcenda Pl Ste 101
Melbourne, FL, 32940-7341

The Law Office of Stephen Henderson, P.A

6032 Farcenda Pl Ste 101
Melbourne, FL, 32940-7341



FLMember in Good Standing200306/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Clients Choice AwardAVVO2014
Top ContributorAVVO2014
Best Group PresentationVassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court2005
Honors - Cum LaudeSeattle University School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHenderson Legal Group2012 - Present
PresidentLaw Office of Stephen Henderson, P.A.2010 - 2012
Public DefenderOffice Of The Public Defender2003 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
Brevard County Bar AssociaitonAttorney Member2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2003 - Present
Washngton State Bar AssociationAttorney2003 - Present
Florida BarAttorney2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v K.G.Murder charge dismissed
State v. M.C.Aggravated battery with great bodily harm dimissed
State v. D.T.All felonies dismissed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Seattle UniversityEnemy combatant vs. Unlawful Combatant2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Orange Coast Community CollegeEconomicsAssociate of Arts1989
Nagoya International SchoolN/AN/A1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law enforcement trainingSearch and Seizure2008