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Stephan Lopez is a Cuban born immigrant who came to this country at the age of seven years old and was raised in Miami, Florida. Stephan’s parents immigrated to the United States to give him a better life and he has made the most of that opportunity. Stephan’s parents were teachers in Cuba and have been hardworking members of the South Florida community since their arrival to this country. Stephan credits his parents for his family values and work ethic as he engages in the practice of law with true fidelity of purpose and clarity of justice.


Stephan is also a former police detective and former patrol officer; he has investigated many criminal cases including homicides, robberies and sexual batteries. Stephan brings over 12 years of experience within the law enforcement field which included his serving as a member of his department’s ERT (Emergency Response Team) that was deployed to the Katrina catastrophe in 2005.


Stephan is a former prosecutor for Miami-Dade County, the largest prosecutor’s office in the State of Florida and the 4th largest in the nation. He has worked many cases ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies and career criminal cases as a prosecutor. Stephan also serves as a Special Assistant Public Defender, handling a variety of serious juvenile and adult cases, including career criminal and murder cases in both Miami Dade and Broward Counties. Bringing that expertise to private practice, Stephan offers defense representation in a variety of criminal cases including: white collar defense, organized fraud, mortgage fraud, drug trafficking, drug sale, drug possession, robbery, burglary, aggravated battery, resisting with violence, battery on a law enforcement officer, fleeing and eluding, and other serious felonies and misdemeanors including DUI, assault & battery and resisting an officer without violence.


Education:


Florida A&M University, College of Law, J.D., 2009 Florida International University, M.S., 2003


Bar Admissions:


Florida


Court Admissions:


State Courts: Florida
Federal Courts: U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida


 

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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Family: 30%
  3. Administrative Law: 10%
  4. Civil Rights: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. Steve is a great trial lawyer who knows his way around a courtroom.

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    Michael Brown Insurance Attorney
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  • Richard Sierra

    Attorney Stephan Lopez was opposing counsel on a complex business litigation matter and I was very impressed with his knowledge, advocacy skills for his clients, and his professionalism. I highly recommend his services.

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    Richard Sierra Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

Stephan Lopez

4000
Suite 555-S
Hollywood, FL, 33021

Stephan Lopez Law Firm LLC

10691 N Kendall Dr. Suite 212
Miami, FL, 33176

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing201006/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Unit CitationSeminole Police Department2006
CommendationUs Department of the Interior2005
CommendationSeminole Police Department2005
CommendationSeminole Police Department2004
CommendationSeminole Police Department2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerStephan Lopez Law Firm LLC2015 - Present
Associate AttorneyReyes Law Group, P.A.2012 - 2015
AttorneyLaw Office of Stephan Lopez, PLLC2011 - 2012
ProsecutorMiami Dade State Attorney's Office2009 - 2011
Certified Legal InternVolusia County State Attorney's Office2008 - 2008
InternKings Country (Brooklyn) District Attorney2007 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Trial Bar for the Southern District of FloridaN/A2012 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida A&M University College of LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor2009
Florida International UniversityCriminal JusticeMasters2003