Adam Stevens Mr. Stevens has been a member of the Florida Bar since November of 2006. He has practiced primarily as a civil litigation attorney since becoming licensed to practice law with an emphasis on real estate disputes, probate disputes, business and corporate litigation. More specifically, Mr. Stevens has handled a variety of cases including, landlord/tenant, defamation, intellectual property, criminal law, foreclosure defense, civil theft, employment litigation, unfair debt collections matters, business disputes, breach of contract actions, will and trust litigation, domestic or repeat violence injunctions (restraining orders), appellate work, labor law, among others. His experience in several different types of cases has made him an extremely versatile attorney who enjoys the challenge of handling a wide variety of cases.
Mr. Stevens has found his niche by becoming a litigation attorney and understands that communication between an attorney and client are paramount to obtaining favorable results. Mr. Stevens is known for taking on any and all types of cases no matter how difficult or routine they may be. Mr. Stevens is known as an aggressive attorney, though at the same time understands that some cases require a more patience to ensure a favorable result. Mr. Stevens does not shy away from challenging legal issues and has litigated complex matters against municipalities, international unions, large banking institutions, and several insurance companies.
Mr. Stevens earned his undergraduate degree in Creative Writing from Florida State University, one of the better English programs in the country, making him a very strong writer. His writing ability, and love for writing itself, is imperative to enabling him to draft appeals and other court filings with a strong emphasis on persuasive writing. He is also very proficient in oral argument and negotiating. Mr. Stevens’ skill set makes him a dynamic advocate for his clients.
Mr. Stevens was raised in Tampa, Florida and has maintained residence in this State since 1979 and he enjoys working with the residents of SW Florida and realizes the growth potential of this area.
Bachelor of Arts, Florida State University (1999)
Major – Creative Writing
Juris Doctor, St. Thomas University (2005)
Admitted to the Florida Bar in 2006.
Powell, Jackman, Stevens & Ricciardi, P.A.
Florida and WASHINGTON D.C.