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Stephen W. Sessums, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Marital and Family Law. Member of Sessums, Mason & Black, P.A.

Background

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

University of Florida (Bachelor of Arts, 1956. Juris Doctor, with honors, 1959).

Career

Worked at Sessums, Mason & Black, P.A. (Tampa, Florida) specializing in Marital and Family Law. Admitted to the bar, 1959, Florida. Order of the Coif. Editor-Chief, University of Florida Law Review, 1958.

Chairman, Florida Bar Board of Certification, Marital and Family Law, 1987-1988. Member: Hillsborough County (President, 1977-1978) and American Bar Associations. The Florida Bar (Chairman, Family Law Section, 1982-1983.

Member, Family Law Rules Committee, 1993—). Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Florida Chapter, President, 1985-1987 and Member, National Board of Directors, 1984-1988). Diplomat, The American College of Family Trial Lawyers.

Best Lawyers in America (1983—). (Board Certified Marital and Family Law Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education). Sessums, Mason & Black, P.A. practices exclusively in the area of Marital and Family Law.

Their practice includes dissolution of marriages, prenuptial and post nuptial agreements, mediation, arbitration, adoption, custody, paternity, appeals and modification proceedings. The firm serves clients throughout the world, with the majority of their practice in the Tampa Bay area.

Membership

Member: Hillsborough County (President, 1977-1978) and American Bar Associations. The Florida Bar (Chairman, Family Law Section, 1982-1983. Member, Family Law Rules Committee, 1993—).

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Florida Chapter, President, 1985-1987 and Member, National Board of Directors, 1984-1988). Diplomat, The American College of Family Trial Lawyers. Best Lawyers in America (1983—).

(Board Certified Marital and Family Law Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education). Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Florida Chapter, President, 1985-1987 and Member, National Board of Directors, 1984-1988). Diplomat, The American College of Family Trial Lawyers.

Best Lawyers in America (1983—). (Board Certified Marital and Family Law Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education).

Connections

Married Diana J. Ball, June 21, 1968. Children: Laura, Mark, Michael.