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Steve Louis-Charles

Insurance Attorney at Plantation, FL

5.0   13 reviews

also known as Steve Charles


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About Steve

Learn Steve’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    25%
    Motor vehicle accidents resulting in bodily injuries and property damage.

    11 years

  2. Insurance
    25%
    Homeowner Insurance Claims; Denied Claims, Water Damage, Flood Damage, Fire Damage, Wind Damage, Mold Damage, Roof Damage, Theft Damage, Income Loss

    8 years

  3. Personal injury
    25%
    Car Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Slip & Falls, Premises Liability & Wrongful Death

    11 years

  4. Slip and fall accident
    25%
    Injuries due to negligent acts or omissions during lawful presence on commercial or residential property.

    11 years

Steve Louis-Charles serves personal injury clients throughout the state of Florida, particularly the Fort Lauderdale area. Whether injured in a car accident, a truck accident or a premises liability accident, clients can expect personalized, compassionate and empathetic representation from Charles Injury Law. The firm also focuses on homeowner insurance claims and foreclosure defense.

A native of South Florida, Mr. Charles earned his bachelor’s degree from Barry University, a Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University and his Juris Doctorate from the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia.

Mr. Charles personally has the honor of being a Lawyer of Distinction in personal injury law for 2021 and 2022, as well as the recipient of the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Award for 2020, 2021 and 2022. He is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. His professional memberships include the Dade County Bar Association and the Broward County Bar Association.

When not practicing law, Mr. Charles enjoys traveling and spending time with his family and friends.

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Licensed for 10 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2012
Updated 11/23/2022

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

Contact Steve

Charles Injury Law
930 S. State Road 7, Suite 14
Plantation, FL, 33317

Reviews

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Posted by Rachelle | March 18, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Highly recommed
Steve Louis-Charles at Charles Legal was a pleasure to work with. He was very helpful and answered every question I had regarding my case. He was also very responsive and easy to get in touch with whenever I needed him. He handled my case with urgency and he kept me informed at all times. I was never left in the dark because Charles kept me informed throughout this entire process. Charles was able to provide me with a resolution that was in my favor. He was overall very professional and got things taken care of in a very short time. I highly recommend him!
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Response from Steve Louis-Charles March 18, 2021
Thanks for the wonderful review. We take pride in our work.
Posted by anonymous | September 14, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Mr. Louis-Charles exceeded my expectations.
After my car accident I was feeling helpless. I was hit by someone who ran a stop sign into oncoming traffic and at first I wasn't even thinking of hiring a lawyer. The insurance company was being very pushy and only offering a small settlement that wouldn't even cover my hospital bills. I decided I had to get a lawyer. I found Mr. Louis-Charles on a google search. After speaking with him I felt very confident in him representing me. He listened to me and helped me understand my options and even offered information to help on representing myself! I still chose his representation, I'd called around and he was the only person to offer so much information. He is very knowledgeable and made me feel at ease. I would recommend him to anyone in need of an accident or personal injury attorney. Top notch communication skills between dealing with the hospital, the insurance company at fault, and with myself while navigating through one of the most difficult times in my life. I can't imagine what it would have been like without his help. Not once did he make me feel like he was not in my best interest. To top it off my bills exceeded what the insurance would cover and he still helped me get the most possible and helped me reduce my hospital bills. He was able to get way more than what they had originally offered me. I can't thank him enough. He truly is someone you should not over look. I can't thank him enough!
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Response from Steve Louis-Charles October 2, 2020
Thank you for this great review. It brings us satisfaction knowing that we are able to assist injury victims get justice from the negligence of others and big insurance companies.
Posted by Walter | September 9, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Client
Steve Charles helped me in a case I've been fighting since November of 2019 and Steve has been nothing but persistent, resourceful, and diligent in my case. I couldn't recommend him enough...
Response from Steve Louis-Charles September 10, 2020
Glad to have met and exceeded your expectations.
Posted by anonymous | July 10, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Service
This attorney was very professional and responsive to my needs after a bad car accident. He got me the maximum payment from the insurance company for my injuries. I highly recommend this attorney involved in a car accident. He gets results.
Response from Steve Louis-Charles July 24, 2020
We're glad to have met and exceeded your expectations. Insurance companies have lawyers working hard on its behalf and so should you.
Posted by December | December 16, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A Beacon of Hope
Steve Louis-Charles was a beacon of hope to my family when our options to evict a hostile and troubling tenant appeared limited. I had granted a woman and her 12 year old daughter temporary occupancy of a single bedroom within my primary residence without charging her rent as a sincere act of kindness. After a few short months, this individual became verbally and physically aggressive towards members of my family and me. However, I could not get her to leave my home even after seeking a temporary order of protection. With the holidays around the corner the likelihood of a satisfactory resolution seemed nearly impossible. However, Steve's profound knowledge and experience in Florida real estate law would indeed make it possible, succeeding my expectations. Not only was he able to resolve the unjust matter and have her quit the premises within 14 days after hiring him, his calm and empathic demeanor offered emotional succor to myself and those I care about most. He always answered my telephone calls and text correspondence, including Sundays! He thoroughly provided clear explanation of all processes related to the eviction. He answered every single question and concern I had. He works diligently and his practices are incredibly effective. Steve truly makes you feel like you are an important client and that he is undoubtedly on your side every step of the way. Thank you, Steve!
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Posted by Ronald Johnson | October 27, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Customer Service!
Excellent customer service very knowledgeable of the Law and will maximum your settlement return.
Posted by Dukens | October 26, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer
This guy right here (Steve Charles) helped me through the whole process. I didn’t even have to do anything to be honest and a nice person too
Posted by anonymous | October 30, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
RELIABLE AND PROMPT
I needed legal representation and document preparation with no time to spare. Mr. Charles was able to get my document together in record time and a response by the other party by days end. He was available to chat after-hours, when I was in crisis mode, and remained courteous and professional even when I lost my cool. Throughougly recommended. Five stars.
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Posted by Brenda | March 31, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great experience attorney
Mr Charles represented me in my accident case he was there to help if I needed him or asked any questions that I have asked. And was always available by phone. I would recommend him if needed again
Posted by Barry Pierre | November 28, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Won my case with his help!
Attorney Charles did not leave any stone unturned in my case. I won't go into the details of my case, but I thought I didn't have a chance defending myself. He immediately started my case and backed my defense with a lot of research. There were things about the law that I didn't even know. He faught hard for me and I appreciate it. I was very nervous with the outcome of my case, but he anticipated every possible action from the Plaintiff and fired back very quickly. I ended up winning my case and receiving a judgment in my favor when we decided to counter-sue. I highly recommend him. He does NOT waist time. I won my case with his help. He is ethical, and that is what the courts will see: ethics! It's been a year, and Attorney Charles still checks in with me to see how I am doing and helps with post-case , with monitoring and managing my judgement. Good guy!
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Posted by Patricia | July 31, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Legal Expertise
Charles Legal was hired to assist me with an eviction case. He provided excellent legal expertise and kept me up to date as to the timeline of the case and what to expect. I was never once left wondering what was going on. I really did not have to do much but sign the necessary paperwork. He handled everything from the courthouse appearances to drafting legal notices. I would recommend this law firm to anyone who is in need of legal representation. He did an excellent job!
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Posted by anonymous | January 24, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great professional lawyer
Steve is a professional lawyer that gets the job done on time and at a reasonable price. I will definitely use his services again in the future if needed.
Posted by Mandaly | January 7, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Service!
I hired attorney Steve Louis-Charles for my personal Injury case and had a stress-free experience. He worked hard on my case, taking care of everything and answering all the questions that I had. He went above and beyond and delivered winning results. I was truly impressed. I highly recommend him and would definitely use his service again if needed.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 10 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-40%
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Charles Injury Law
  • 2014 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Law Office of John H. Ruiz, P.A.
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Attorney
  • Synergy Legal Consultants
  • 2010 - 2012
  • Extern
  • State Attorney's Office Broward County
  • 2009 - 2009
  • Management Analyst
  • STG International
  • 2006 - 2007
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Education

  • Appalachian School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • 2003
  • Barry University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2000

Legal Cases

  • J.C. vs. J.B.
  • Settled

Associations

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Attorney Member
  • 2022 - Present
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • Attorney Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • Executive Office of Immigration Review
  • Attorney Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Attorney Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2010 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Creole
  • French

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Stars
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2022
  • Lawyer of Distinction
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2021
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2021
  • The National Black Lawyers Top 100
  • The National Black Lawyers Association
  • 2020
  • Top 40 Under 40 Attorney’s for 2019
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • 2019
  • Accredited Business and A+ Rating
  • Better Business Bureau
  • 2019
  • Notary Public
  • State of Florida Executive Department
  • 2017
  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • Legal Services of Greater Miami
  • 2016
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Publications

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Speaking Engagements

  • Landlord Tenant Forum
  • Respective Rights of Tenants in Commercial and Residential Property
  • 2017
  • Greater North Miami Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours
  • Introduction of Law Firm in the Community
  • 2017
  • Seal & Expungement Event
  • Seal & Expungement Program
  • 2016
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Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (11)
Endorse Steve
Foreclosure Attorney | Oct 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He's a fantastic attorney and even better human being. You can't go wrong hiring him to work on your case."
Immigration Attorney | May 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Really intelligent, smart and hardworking attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Steve Charles is a very intelligent, hardworking, and well prepared attorney. He gives 150% at everything he does. Any current client or prospective client may rest assured that they have on their side a knowledgeable and responsible legal representative."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 21
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with Steve and found him to be most professional and detail oriented. I would trust him to do quality work and treat me fairly and with respect in any legal matter."
Real estate Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have had the opportunity to work opposite Mr. Charles, and he has demonstrated professionalism and courtesy to his peers. He is well-versed in the law applicable to the hearings I have seen him attend."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Steve is a great attorney. He will handle your personal injury case with great care. He is trustworthy. He will work diligently on your case!"
Foreclosure Attorney | Jan 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Steve is a lawyer that I recommend highly as he is very professional and understanding of the foreclosure process. In dealing with his clients, he zealously fights to keep home owners in their homes as he is extremely knowledgeable of the banks litigation tactics. Any client would be fortunate to have him as legal counsel."
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