Steven P. Combs

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Jacksonville, FL

Combs Greene
 | 3217 Atlantic Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904-447-7133
Fax: 904-359-5506
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Family Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Steven P. Combs is a shareholder with the Combs Greene law firm in Jacksonville, Florida. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Jacksonville metro region and surrounding areas, Mr. Combs focuses his practice primarily on family law and personal injury matters; however, he also handles a variety of other legal areas, including physicians legal services, business law and contracts, criminal defense, estate planning, appeals, health care law, bankruptcy and foreclosures, and more.

A top-rated lawyer with more than 20 years of legal experience, Mr. Combs has held a number of roles during his time practicing, including serving as a local court magistrate, where he presided over 14,000 hearings. Throughout his illustrious career, he has earned a reputation for his abiding passion for the law as well as for delivering the quality, personalized legal counsel his clients deserve during some of the most difficult times in their lives.

Recognized for his success and impeccable professionalism, Mr. Combs holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a listing in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. In addition, he has received many other awards and honors from his peers as well as top reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients, including Superb ratings on Avvo for a variety of practice areas.

A 1987 graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Combs returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1991. While in law school, he served as editor-in-chief for the Journal of Law and Public Policy, and he received Book Awards in Civil Procedure and Torts. Along with practicing before all Florida state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Combs has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across his region, and he maintains active involvement in his legal community through his extensive involvement with The Florida Bar and other local, state and national legal organizations.

A staunch advocate for the rights and safety of children, Mr. Combs has received the Clay County Child Advocate of the Year award for several years, and he helped establish the only Family Law Night Court in Florida.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (90%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Family Law (10%)

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2019

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About Steven Combs

Admitted: 1993, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://flalaw.pro/attorneys/steven-p-combs/

Honors/Awards:

  • Junior Classical League, Terry Parker High School, Jacksonville, Florida, 1981-1984
  • Phi Kappa Psi, Member
  • National Honor Society, Terry Parker High School, Jacksonville, Florida, 1983-1984
  • Eta Sigma Phi Classics Honorary, University of Florida, Member, 1985-1987
  • American Jurisprudence Award (Book Award), Civil Procedure I, University of Mississippi School of Law, 1988
  • Eta Sigma Phi Classics Honorary, University of Florida, President 1987
  • Recipient of the First Annual Dignity in the Law Award, The Florida Bar Family Law Section, 2003
  • American Jurisprudence Award (Book Award), Torts I, University of Mississippi School of Law, 1988
  • Top Attorney Superb 10.0 | Avvo | Health Care
  • Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers
  • Top Attorney Superb 10.0 | Avvo | Wills & Trusts
  • Top Attorney Superb 10.0 | Avvo | Mediation
  • Top Attorney Superb 10.0 | Avvo | Contracts
  • Top Attorney Superb 10.0 | Avvo | Family
  • Clay County Child Advocates & Custody Evaluators, Inc., Clay County Child Advocate of the Year , 2003
  • Top Attorney Superb 10.0 | Avvo | Foreclosure
  • Top Attorney Superb 10.0 | Avvo | Personal Injury
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated, 2005
  • Clay County Guardian Ad Litem Office, Clay County Child Advocate of the Year, 2002
  • The Florida Bar Family Law Section, Dignity in the Law Award, 2003
  • Clay County Guardian Ad Litem Office, Clay County Child Advocate of the Year , 2001

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The Florida Bar Local Grievance Committee “C”, Former Member and Vice Chair, 2000-2002
  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Former Co-Chair of Select Committee for Article V Revision 7, Former Member of the Legislative Committee, 2003
  • The Florida Bar Rules of Judicial Administration Committee, Prior Representative Member, 2008 and 2009
  • Florida Family Law Inn of Courts, Master of the Inn
  • President, Florida Association of Magistrates and Hearing Officers, 2004-2006
  • Co-Founder, Florida’s Only Family Law Night Court, Clay County, Florida, 2003
  • The Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee, Chair, 2010
  • The Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee, Member, 2006-2011
  • The Florida Bar Health Law Section, Member
  • The Florida Bar Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
  • The Florid Bar Trial Lawyers Section, Member
  • The Florida Bar Family Law Section, Member
  • Jacksonville Bar Association | Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member
  • United States District Court Bankruptcy Court, Member
  • United States District Court Middle District of Florida, Member
  • The Florida Bar Association | Member
  • Florida - Member in Good Standing, 1993

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Springfield Christian Church
  • Member, Riverside Avenue Christian Church
  • Member, Board Central Christian Church

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Moderator, Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association Views from the Bench Symposium of Judge and Masters, 2003
  • Speaker, Practicing With Professionalism Seminar, Jacksonville, Florida, 1999-2000
  • Speaker, Guardian Ad Litem Training, Clay County, Florida, 2001, 2002 and 2003
  • Panel Member, Panel Discussion on Dependency Court in the Fourth Judicial Circuit, 2001
  • Speaker, Quasi-Judicial Officers in the State of Florida, 2002 Annual Conference of Metropolitan Courts
  • Panel Member, Dependency Court Improvement Summit, Orlando, Florida, 2002
  • Panel Member, Panel Discussion on Legal Research and Writing, Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida, 2002-2004
  • Speaker, Pleading and Practice, Foreclosure Defense Institute Seminar, 2009
  • Editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy, University of Florida College of Law
  • Speaker, Nuts and Bolts of Divorce Seminar, Jacksonville, Florida, 2004-2006
  • Views from the Bench Symposium of Judges and Masters, General, 2003
  • Speaker, Foreclosure Defense, Amstar Litigation Seminar, 2010
  • Speaker, Family Law for Magistrates Seminar, Office of State Court Administrators, 2004
  • Speaker, Annual Family Law Seminar, Family Law Section of Jacksonville Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, Classical Studies, (and with a 3.7 GPA in his major), 1988
  • Terry Parker High School, 1984
Office Location for Steven P. Combs

3217 Atlantic Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Phone: 904-447-7133

Fax: 904-359-5506

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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