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Stephen Walker Sessums

Stephen Walker Sessums, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1959.


  • Sessums, Stephen Walker was born on August 19, 1934 in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States. Son of Thomas Little Sessums and Dorothy Josephine Sessume.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Florida, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1959.


    • Assistant professor law University Florida, 1959. Associate firm Hull, Landis Graham & French, De Land, 1959—1960. Partner Albritton, Sessums & McCall, Tampa, 1961—1982.

      Shareholder Sessums Mason & Black, P.A., since 1982. Member Supreme Court Commission on Matrimonial Law, 1982—1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1959.


    Past president, founding director Northside Mental Health Community Center. Past president Greater Tampa chapter American Red Cross. Fellow: American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers (national board directors, past president Florida chapter).

    Member: American Bar Association, Hillsborough County Bar Foundation (past president), Bay Area Trial Lawyers Association, Tampa-Hillsborough County Bar Association, American College Family Trial Lawyers (diplomat), Florida Bar (past chairman family law section, chairman marital and family law board of certified).


    • Married Diana J. Ball, June 21, 1968. Children: Laura, Mark, Michael.
    • father: Thomas Little Sessums
    • mother: Dorothy Josephine Sessume
    • spouse: Diana J. Ball
    • children: Laura Sessums
    • Mark Sessums
    • Michael Sessums
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