Primary Focus & Experience
Steve is a persistent and unwavering advocate for his clients. Steve focuses his practice on commercial litigation, business strategy, and administrative compliance. He’s represented a wide variety of individual, commercial, and state actors. Steve counsels businesses on regulatory compliance, legal strategy for growth, avoidance of employee disputes, and other legal issues. Steve believes that consistent and calculated effort yields results.
Prior to joining Takos Law Group, Steve gained litigation experience while serving as an attorney with the Florida Department of Financial Services, where he represented the State of Florida in administrative hearings, and on appeal, in both complex workers compensation and medical service cases. While there, he also represented and advised trust fund managing committees on financial strategies, statutory compliance, and litigation avoidance. Steve’s experience dealing with workers’ compensation compliance issues uniquely positions him to provide the best possible defense for his client’s facing these kinds of disputes.
During law school, Steve worked as a summer associate with Benson Miller Law in Salt Lake City, Utah. While there, he represented clients at motion hearings, settlement conferences, and in post-judgment collection settings. Steve also served as a law clerk for the Florida Department of Transportation.
Recognition & Accomplishments
While in law school, Steve served as a member of the Journal Transnational Law and Policy. Steve was also the recipient of the Riley and Mary Allen Scholarship and graduated Cum Laude.
Florida State University College of Law, Juris Doctor
Florida State University College of Education, Master of Science
Brigham Young University, Bachelor of Science
You May Not Know
Steve has always loved playing sports. After watching Michael Johnson compete in the 1996 Summer Olympics, Steve determined to one day be an elite sprinter. Steve ran the 400-meter dash in college and qualified for the NCAA National Championships in 2012. Today, Steve does most of his running while chasing his three kids. Steve also loves traveling with his wife and one day hopes to take a trip to see the Summer Olympics together.
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