Steve Rossi has been a member of the Florida Bar for over 20 years. He has been recognized as a Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney. Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.
Mr. Rossi is a former Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.). He was employed in both the New York and Miami field offices. He investigated civil and criminal matters.
He was a former prosecutor with the Broward County State Attorney Office. During this time, Mr. Rossi received several accolades including being recognized for most jury trials twice by the State Attorneys Office. While at the State Attorney's Office, Mr. Rossi prosecuted misdemeanor and felony cases.
Mr. Rossi has represented the Broward Teacher's Union (BTU) as its local, legal counsel. The Broward Teacher's Union has more than 15,000 members. The Broward Teachers Union's members are in the 2nd largest district in the state and the 6th largest in the country. He has handled various teacher-related cases in both civil and criminal matters. He has presented various lectures and workshops focusing on education law. He has been an annual instructor for the Broward County School District's New Teacher Orientation Program discussing various issues in teacher liability matters.
Mr. Rossi is a lawyer deeply rooted in the community. He is a long time South Florida resident. He has attended grade school, high school, college, and law school all in South Florida. He attended Barry University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree and the University of Miami School of Law where he obtained his law degree. He has handled various legal matters throughout the state of Florida and around the country. He speaks Italian and conversational Spanish.
Languages spoken: Italian
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1988||06/21/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2008|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2007|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2006|
|Board Certified - Criminal Trial||Florida Bar||1998|
|Twice awarded most jury trial award||Broward State Attorneys office||1990|
|Prosecutor of the month award||Broward State Attorneys office||1990|
|FL Bar Scope mentor program||Mentor||1998 - 2009|
|Volunteer Attorney for abused women cases||Broward Lawyers Care||1997 - 2009|
|Attorney||Private practice||1991 - 2009|
|Prosecutor||Broward State Attorneys Office||1989 - 1991|
|Special Agent||Federal Bureau of Investigations FBI||1987 - 1989|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Advisory Council Member Kaiser University||Advisory Board||2010 - Present|
|Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2009 - Present|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Life member||2007 - Present|
|Florida Education Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||1993 - Present|
|Society of Former Agents of the FBI||Member||1989 - Present|
|FBI Accademy||N/A||Special Agent||1988|
|University of Miami School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law||Psychology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1984|
|Broward County School Board New Teacher Liability Orientations||Criminal And Civil Liability in School settings||2008|
|School Liability Issues||Education Law||2004|