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Steven R. Maher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Winter Park, FL

The Maher Law Firm, A Professional Association
398 West Morse Blvd, Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: 407-839-0866
Fax: 407-425-7958
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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A partner at The Maher Law Firm in Winter Park, Florida, attorney Steven R. Maher uses the law to protect his clients’ rights. With more than 30 years of experience handling dangerous and defective drug cases across Florida, he also represents victims of negligence in matters of personal injury accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, class-action lawsuits and mass torts all across the country.

Honest, thorough and professional, Mr. Maher is dedicated to getting to the truth and holding the at-fault parties responsible for the consequences of their actions. A respected member of the legal community, he is known for his solid direct and cross-examination skills and well-thought-out closing arguments. He uses the latest technology and all possible tools and tactics to fight for his clients.

Among his many accolades, Mr. Maher has been inducted into the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum for obtaining numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. He is the recipient of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers’ Eagle Talon Award and the Florida Lawyers Action Group’s 2001 FLAG Award. Apart from his “Superb” rating on Avvo, one of his cases, culminating in a $25 million jury verdict, was listed by VerdictSearch as one of the Top 100 Verdicts of 2006.

Mr. Maher is a 1984 business administration and management graduate of Loyola Marymount University and completed his Juris Doctor in 1987 at the University of Southern California. Throughout the country, he lectured on trial advocacy and personal injury law. Licensed in Florida, California, Arizona, New York, Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia and New Jersey, he extends his law practice nationwide.

Mr. Maher can be frequently spotted arguing for his clients before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Eastern and Central Districts of California; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit; the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Pennsylvania; the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Highly involved in esteemed legal organizations that connect him with other professionals, Mr. Maher was appointed to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee of the multidistrict litigation involving Yaz and Yasmin by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. A board-certified civil trial attorney, he is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the International Society of Barristers, the Florida Justice Association, the American Association for Justice and the National Trial Lawyers Association.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Class Actions, Asbestos, Toxic Torts, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

About Steven R. Maher

First Admitted: 1987, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.maherlawfirm.com/fl-trial-attorney-steven-r-mahe...

Bar/Professional Activity

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern, Northern, Eastern and Central Districts of California
  • New Jersey
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Florida
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Florida Justice Association

Pro bono/Community Service

  • International Society of Barristers, Fellow

Honors/Awards

  • Plaintiff Personal Injury "Lawyer of the Year", Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • FLAG Award, Florida Lawyers Action Group, 2001
  • Eagle Talon Award, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • 10.0 Superb score, Avvo.com
  • Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, 2007
  • Best Lawyers in America in the area of Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions, 2016
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2007 - 2017

Educational Background

  • Loyola Marymount University - Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), 1984

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar, 2019
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Office Location for Steven R. Maher

398 West Morse Blvd
Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32789

Phone: 407-839-0866

Fax: 407-425-7958

Last Updated: 6/30/2022

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