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Stephen Fernandez

Stephen Fernandez

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  • Personal Injury
  • Florida
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Stephen M. Fernandez received his law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida College of Law. While in law school he focused on courses relevant to the field of personal injury and trial practice. Mr. Fernandez was also an active member of the University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Mr. Fernandez has focused his career on representing accident victims and their families in personal injury and wrongful death claims. He also represents the victims of wrongful insurance denials.

Mr. Fernandez is licensed to practice law in both Florida and Georgia. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida. His experience includes handling automobile accidents, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, motorcycle accidents, commercial trucking cases, premises liability, negligent security, watercraft accidents, assault/battery, and insurance denials under both state law and ERISA.

Stephen has quickly built a reputation as a skilled litigator and zealous advocate for his clients. He has been named a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers magazine in 2010 and 2011. This distinction is awarded to no more than 2.5% of attorneys and is based on factors such as academic achievement, peer recognition and professional accomplishments.

In 2011 Stephen was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers organization. He maintains a Superb rating by Avvo.

Mr. Fernandez is a member of the American Association of Justice, the Florida Justice Association, the Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association, the Manasota Trial Lawyers Association Board of Directors, the Sarasota Bar Association, and the Association of Plaintiff's Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. He is also on the Board of Sarasota Bay Watch, a non-profit organization committed to preserving and restoring Sarasota Bay.

University of Florida
Honors: Honors
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Professional Experience
Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh
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Articles & Publications
Medicare Liens: What You Don't Know Can Cost You
The Docket Sarasota County Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
Florida PIP/No-Fault Law, Florida PIP: Changes to the Law and Unresolved Questions
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
The Florida Bar
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  • Personal Injury
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Sarasota Law Office
3550 S. Tamiami Trail
3rd Floor
Sarasota, FL 34239
Toll-Free: (941) 954-1234
Telephone: (866) 330-0077