Steven P. Spann, Esquire is a partner of Orshan, Spann & Fernandez-Mesa. Mr. Spann focuses his practice on complex family and matrimonial law litigation, including, but not limited to, divorce, child custody, equitable distribution of assets and liabilities, child support, alimony, relocation, modification and enforcement proceedings, and paternity matters. He also serves as the lead attorney on the firm’s appellate practice, where he is responsible for legal research, drafting of appellate briefs, and appearing before the District Courts of Appeal for oral argument.
“I retained this law firm for its reputation and experience. I had a very complicated situation. Steve was extremely professional and compassionate and was there and is still there for me as it has been a most difficult life changing time in my life. I’m glad he was representing me as I feel that without his expertise and knowledge in divorce and family law I would still be stumbling through the process. I feel like he will always be helping me to make the best for my future.” -Client Review
Mr. Spann is a graduate of Temple University’s Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During law school, he was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and was a finalist in the law school’s annual appellate advocacy competition, the Samuel Polsky Competition. He was also recognized with an award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy and received the Barrister’s Award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy as a participant in the law school’s Integrated Trial Advocacy Program.
In addition to his juris doctor, Mr. Spann holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education Administration from Appalachian State University and a Bachelor’s degree in English from North Carolina State University. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Spann worked for fifteen years in higher education administration, most recently at Philadelphia University where he served for five years as the Associate Dean of Students while attending law school. Previously, he also worked locally at the University of Miami and Barry University.
Mr. Spann is a member of the Family Law and Appellate Law Sections of The Florida Bar and The Florida First Family Law Inn of Court. In addition, he frequently participates in charitable and community service events and has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Rotary Club of Coral Gables and Bet Shira Congregation in Pinecrest, Florida.
Awards & Recognition
- Best Lawyer; Best Lawyers in America, 2020
- AV Preeminent Rated; Martindale-Hubbell, 2016-2020
- Rising Star; Super Lawyers, 2018-2020
- Best Lawyer; Best Lawyers in America, 2018
- Top Attorneys; American Registry, 2018
- AV Preeminent Judicial Edition; Martindale-Hubbell, 2016-2017