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Stephen Michael Masterson

Stephen Michael Masterson, American lawyer, legal association administrator. Bar: Florida 1975, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1975, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975.

Background

  • Masterson, Stephen Michael was born on April 14, 1948 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. Son of Bernard Joseph and Stella (Dennis) Masterson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Florida State University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Southern Texas College Law, 1975. Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1982.

    Career

    • Special assistant state's attorney Office of State's Attorney, Clearwater, Florida, 1975. Partner Bauer & Masterson, St. Petersburg, 1975—1977, Blews & Masterson, St. Petersburg, 1977—1979. Judge, industrial claims, 1979—1981.

      Executive director Academy Florida Trial Lawyers, Tallahassee, since 1982. Adjunct professor College Law Florida State University, 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1975, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1975, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975.

    Works

    • Co-author: Florida Civil Practice Damages, second edition, 1980, Florida Criminal Trial Practice Forms, 1980. Co-author: (with Eleazar and Rice) Florida Criminal Trial Practice, 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors Young Women's Residence St. Petersburg, Tallahassee Symphony Inc. Treasurer St. Petersburg Opera Company Inc. Member of American Association For Justice (state delegate since 1984), Florida Bar (board governors, young lawyers section).

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Thompson, December 3, 1977. 1 child Lauren.
    • father: Bernard Joseph Masterson
    • mother: Stella (Dennis) Masterson
    • spouse: Kathleen Thompson
    • child: Lauren Masterson
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    Born April 14, 1948
    (age 69)
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