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Steven Collins, Esq.

Steven Collins, Esq.

Esq. Title Esquire

Attorney Steven J. Collins joined the Law Office of Rory Weiner in August 2023. Prior to entering private practice Steve retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Army in July 2022 serving as an active duty officer in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. While in the military, Steve practiced an extremely diverse legal portfolio working across multiple disciplines, including family law, estate planning, criminal law, criminal appellate law, international law, administrative law, tax law, and fiscal law. Steve served multiple combat deployments and overseas tours throughout his military career to include Iraq, Kuwait, Italy, and South Korea.

Steve grew up in DeLand, Florida and attended the University of Central Florida (UCF) where he earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and legal Studies while also attaining his military commission through the UCF Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. Steve earned his law degree from Stetson University College of Law in 2002 and his Master of Laws in Military Law from The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School in 2010. His hobbies include coaching youth sports, playing golf, and traveling. Steve and his wife, Christina, have three sons and one very lovable yellow Labrador, Cash.

Education
Stetson University College of Law, Juris Doctor, May 2002
Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, Master of Laws, Military Law, May 2010
University of Central Florida, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies, May 1999

Professional Accreditations

Bar Memberships

-Supreme Court of the United States
-United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
-United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals
-United States Court of Federal Claims
-United States Veterans Affairs Accredited Attorney
-State of Florida

Professional Organizations:

-The Florida Bar (2002-present)
-Hillsborough County Bar Association (2020-present)
-Co-Chair, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, Hillsborough County Bar Association
-Board of Directors, The SAE School, Mableton, Georgia (2019-Present)

Civic Organizations:

-President, Fishhawk Youth Baseball Association
-Lifetime Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars
-Knights of Columbus