Steve Rossi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Schools & Education Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Law Offices of Steve Rossi, P.A.
 | 533 Northeast Third Avenue, Ground Floor, Suite 2
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-524-0506
Fax: 954-318-3690
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011, 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Schools & Education (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • International (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Steve Rossi is the sole attorney at the Law Offices of Steve Rossi, P.A., located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He represents clients throughout the state of Florida, primarily teachers and the Broward Teachers Union, in school and education law matters. Mr. Rossi also handles high-profile criminal defense cases and matters involving international law, and is board certified as a criminal trial lawyer by The Florida Bar.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Barry University in 1984, Mr. Rossi earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 1987. He also graduated from the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, in that same year and served as an FBI special agent in Miami and New York until 1989. After working as a special agent, Mr. Rossi worked as a prosecutor for the Broward County Office of the State Attorney handling felony and misdemeanor cases before opening his private practice.

As a member of The Florida Bar since 1988, Mr. Rossi is admitted to practice before Florida state courts. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Active in several professional organizations, Mr. Rossi is a member of the Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Florida Education Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, Inc. He has been a mock trial judge at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center, an adjunct lecturer at Barry University and a court-appointed special defender on criminal cases in Broward County. Each year, he instructs in teacher liability matters for the Broward County Public Schools' New Teacher Orientation program.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Schools & Education (50%)

Criminal Defense (30%)

International (20%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011, 2014 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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About Steve Rossi

Admitted: 1988, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.attorneyrossi.com/About/Steve-Rossi.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Office on Condo Board Association
  • Former Adjunct Lecturer- Psychology and The Law, Barry University
  • Former Court Appointed Special Public Defender on various criminal cases in Broward County
  • Former FBI Special Agent, New York and Miami Field Offices
  • Former Mock Trial Judge, Nova Southeastern University Law School
  • Twice recognized for most Criminal Jury Trials, Broward State Attorney's Office

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, by The Florida Bar

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Education Association
  • Florida Bar Mentor Scope Program - Volunteer Attorney
  • Broward Lawyer's - Volunteer Attorney
  • Florida Educators Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI
  • Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Trial Bar
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • Florida

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Instructs in Teacher Liability Matters for the Broward County Public Schools' New Teacher Orientation Program

Educational Background:

  • Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida, B.S. in Psychology, 1984
  • FBI Academy, Quantico, Virginia
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Office Location for Steve Rossi

533 Northeast Third Avenue
Ground Floor, Suite 2
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone: 954-524-0506

Fax: 954-318-3690

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Last Updated: 12/5/2017

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