Steven D. Kramer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Altamonte Springs, FL

Kramer Law Firm
999 Douglas Ave, Suite 3333
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Phone: 407-794-3570
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Family Law (50%), Business/Corporate (20%), Estate Planning & Probate (20%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of The Kramer Law Firm, Steven D. Kramer has received numerous accolades from his fellow attorneys for the high quality of his work in a variety of practice areas. Located in Altamonte Springs, Florida, he provides representation to clients throughout the greater Orlando metropolitan area and other parts of the state. A native of Florida, Mr. Kramer has been admitted to practice there since 2007. He is additionally admitted to practice before several federal trial and appellate courts, including the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

A significant portion of Mr. Kramer’s practice involves divorce and other family law matters. He has substantial experience in representing people who have significant and complex assets, and he advises them on property division as well as the other divorce issues of parenting time, alimony and child support. Other family law matters that Mr. Kramer has handled have included the preparation and review of prenuptial and premarital agreements as well as the enforcement of and modifications to existing parenting and support court orders.

In addition to family law, Mr. Kramer’s diverse practice encompasses personal injury and wrongful death litigation, estate planning and administration, and business formation and transactions. His superior track record and high degree of ethics throughout all of these endeavors have earned him a great deal of recognition from his colleagues, including a 10.0 “Superb” peer-review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. Kramer has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in several consecutive years, and he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. He is a 2002 graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Family Law
  • 20%Business/Corporate
  • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Divorce, Limited Liability Companies, Contracts, Business Organizations, Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021

About Steven D. Kramer

Admitted: 2005, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://mykramerlawfirm.com/steven-d-kramer/

Honors/Awards

  • Rated 10 out of 10 as "superb" by Avvo.com since 2009
  • Kramer Law Firm, Best Law Firms, U.S. News and World Report, 2020
  • Florida's Best Lawyers 2013 - 2021 Editions (featured in the Wall Street Journal and Orlando Sentinel)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), 2020
  • , Best Lawyers in Orlando, Orlando Magazine, 2020
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2020
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • Kramer Law Firm, Best Law Firms, U.S. News and World Report, 2019
  • , Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), Best Lawyers, 2019
  • , Best Lawyers in Orlando, Orlando Magazine, 2019
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2019
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Kramer Law Firm, Best Law Firms, U.S. News and World Report, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), 2018
  • , Best Lawyers in Orlando, Orlando Magazine, 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, America’s Top 100 Attorneys, 2017
  • , Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Kramer Law Firm, Best Law Firms, U.S. News and World Report, 2017
  • , Best Lawyers in Orlando, Orlando Magazine, 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • , Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), Best Lawyers, 2016
  • , Best Lawyers in Orlando, Orlando Magazine, 2016
  • Kramer Law Firm, Best Law Firms, U.S. News and World Report, 2016
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Orlando Sentinel Best Bet- recognized as one of the top 3 law firms in Orlando, Best Bet Finalist, Orlando Sentinel, 2015
  • , Best Lawyers in Orlando, Orlando Magazine, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), Best Lawyers , 2015
  • Forty Under Forty, 2014
  • , Best Lawyers in Orlando, Orlando Magazine, 2014
  • , Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), Best Lawyers, 2014
  • , Best Lawyers in Orlando, Orlando Magazine, 2013
  • , Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), Best Lawyers, 2013
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2013
  • Attorney of the Year, Seminole County Young Lawyers, 2012
  • , Best Lawyers in Orlando, Orlando Magazine, 2012
  • , Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), Best Lawyers, 2012
  • , Orlando’s Top Lawyers, Orlando Style Magazine, 2012
  • Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer, Florida Trend Magazine, 2010

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Pro Bono Stars, Florida Trend Magazine, 2013
  • President of the prestigious William's Inn of Court
  • The President's Award, Seminole County Legal Aid Society, 2017
  • “One” Pro Bono Service Award, Florida Supreme Court, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award (18th Judicial Circuit), 2013
  • Pro-Bono Service Award, Seminole County Legal Aid Society, 2011
  • Service Award, Brevard County Bar Association, 2010
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, Florida Supreme Court, 2010
  • The Distinguished Pro Bono Award, Seminole County Legal Aid Society, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Advent Health Foundation Board/Community Advisory Board, 2014-Present
  • President, Seminole County Inns of Court, 2011
  • Seminole County Young Lawyers Division, Co-Founder, Director, 2006-2009
  • Chief Justice to the Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice’s Pro Bono Advisory Committee, 2011
  • Vice Chair and Commissioner, Eighteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, 2016
  • President, Seminole County Legal Aid Society, 2010
  • President, Williams Inns of Court, 2012
  • President, Seminole County Legal Aid Society, 2017
  • President, Seminole County Bar Association, 2010
  • President, American College of Attorneys, 2020

Educational Background

  • University of Florida, Levin College of Law, Certificate in Intellectual Property, 2002
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts, with Highest Honors ▫ Summa Cum Laude ▫ Honors Thesis ▫ Academic Honors: President’s List Fall 1997, Dean’s List Spring 1999, Dean’s List Fall 1998, Dean’s List Spring 1998, Dean’s List Summer 1997, Dean’s List Spring 1997, Dean’s List Summer 1996 ▫ Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society ▫ Golden Key National Honor Society ▫ Delta Upsilon International Fraternity, Historian 1998, 1999
  • Harvard Business School, Certificate, Leading Small Business Through It’s Lifecycle, 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Author, “The ‘P’ Word: 4 Reasons Not to Fear a Prenup,” Lake Mary Life Magazine, May/June 2014, Author, The ‘P’ Word: 4 Reasons Not to Fear a Prenup, Lake Mary Life Magazine, 2014
  • Author, “When Foreclosure Follows Divorce,” Orlando Style Magazine, December 2012, Author, When Foreclosure Follows Divorce, Orlando Style Magazine, 2012
  • Author, “Recognizing Great Lawyers,” Orlando Style Magazine, September 2012, Author, Recognizing Great Lawyers, Orlando Style Magazine, 2012
  • Author, “How to Sniff Out Horse Sense in Business Lawyers,” Orlando Style Magazine, November 2012, Author, How to Sniff Out Horse Sense in Business Lawyers, Orlando Style Magazine, 2012
  • Lecturer and Author, “Essentials of Foreclosure Defense,” Law Review CLE, Hilton, Orlando, Florida, 2012, Lecturer and Author, Essentials of Foreclosure Defense, Law Review CLE, 2012
  • Lecturer, “How to Survive & Recover in a Bad Economy,” Seminole State College, Sanford, Florida, 2012, Lecturer, How to Survive & Recover in a Bad Economy, Seminole State College, 2012
  • Lecturer and Author, “Foreclosure: The Impact on the Family and Family Law, Oh What a Tangled Web!,” Florida Bar Registered CLE, Altamonte Springs, Florida, 2011, Lecturer and Author, Foreclosure: The Impact on the Family and Family Law, Oh What a Tangled Web, Florida Bar Registered CLE, 2011
  • Co-Author and Lecturer, “Foreclosure: An Overview,” Seminole County Government Television and Seminole State College, May 2013, Co-Author and Lecturer, Foreclosure: An Overview, Seminole County Government Television and Seminole State College, 2013
  • Author, “Look Before You Leap,” Lake Mary Life Magazine, May/June 2013, Author, Look Before You Leap, Lake Mary Life Magazine, 2013
  • Author, “5 Things to Know About the Hobby Lobby Decision and Your Business,” Orlando Business Journal, June 2014, syndicated to the Jacksonville Business Journal and South Florida Business Journal, July 2014, Author, 5 Things to Know About the Hobby Lobby Decision and Your Business, Orlando Business Journal, Business, Law, 2014
  • Author, “Three Ways Your Business Complicates Divorce,” I4 Business Magazine, June 2014, Author, Three Ways Your Business Complicates Divorce, I4 Business Magazine, 2014
  • Guest Speaker, “Lawyer for Life: Finding Happiness as a Lawyer,” Seminole County Bar Association, July 2014, Guest Speaker, Lawyer for Life: Finding Happiness as a Lawyer, Seminole County Bar Association, 2014
  • Panelist, Avoiding Risky Business and Preparing for Success, Sponsored by the Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar and the National Association of Women Business Owners, National Entrepreneurship Center, Orlando, Florida, June 2017, Panelist, Avoiding Risky Business and Preparing for Success, Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar and the National Association of Women Business Owners, Business, Entertainment, 2017
  • Author, “Dramshop Liability: Is the Host Liable if a Guest Becomes Intoxicated at a Holiday Party and Then Gets into a Car Accident,” Lake Mary Life Magazine, October/November 2014, Author, Dramshop Liability: Is the Host Liable if a Guest Becomes Intoxicated at a Holiday Party and Then Gets into a Car Accident, Lake Mary Life Magazine, 2014
  • Author, “The Florida Information Protection Act and Its Effect on Businesses,” I4 Business Magazine, November 2014, Author, The Florida Information Protection Act and Its Effect on Businesses, I4 Business Magazine, Business, 2014
  • Co-Author, “From Frye to Daubert and the Effect on Criminal Cases,” The Briefs, Orange County Bar Association, January 2015, Co-Author, From Frye to Daubert and the Effect on Criminal Cases, The Briefs, Orange County Bar Association, Law, 2015
  • Author, “What to Do After a Car Crash,” Lake Mary Life Magazine, September/October 2015, Author, What to Do After a Car Crash, Lake Mary Life Magazine, 2015
  • Keynote Speaker, 2015 Small Business Awards, Seminole County Chamber of Commerce, 2015, Keynote Speaker, Small Business Awards, Seminole County Chamber of Commerce, Business, 2015
  • Guest Lecturer, Introduction to Business Law, Seminole State College, Fall 2014 & Fall 2015, Guest Lecturer, Introduction to Business Law, Seminole State College, 2015

Representative Clients

  • Orlando Predators Football Team, 2015
  • American Automobile Association, Outside Counsel, 2015

Videos

  • A Mediocre Documentary With Tom and Dan, Documentary Film, Producer, Film, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Diplomate in Business Law, 2018
  • Certificate in Intellectual Property, University of Florida, 2002

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • “A Gentlemen’s Guide to Manliness,” Podcast & Real Radio 104.1 WTKS Orlando/I Heart Radio Nationally, 2014- Present, Co-Host, 2020
  • Legal Analyst- Fox 35 News, WOFL Fox 35 Orlando, Local Fox Affiliate, 2014-2015, 2015
  • Legal and Political Analyst-Local 6 News, WKMG CBS 6 Orlando, Local CBS Affiliate, 2014-Present, 2020

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Managed and participated in thousands of cases. Developed strategy for litigation from onset of litigation through judgment, post-judgment matters and appeals. Acted as managing partner for the largest firm in Seminole County and managed a legal staff including 14 attorneys.   2005-2020, 2020
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Office Location for Steven D. Kramer

999 Douglas Ave
Suite 3333
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

Phone: 407-794-3570

Last Updated: 1/22/2021

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