Stephan is also a former police detective and former patrol officer; he has investigated many criminal cases including homicides, robberies and sexual batteries. Stephan brings over 12 years of experience within the law enforcement field which included his serving as a member of his department’s ERT (Emergency Response Team) that was deployed to the Katrina catastrophe in 2005.
EDUCATION & COURT ADMISSIONS
Florida A&M University, College of Law, J.D., 2009 Florida International University, M.S., 2003
State Courts: Florida
Federal Courts: U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
LEADERSHIP, MEMBERSHIP & HONORS
The Male Factor Award, Broward College, Black and Latino Male Summit. April 2012
“I am Miami Dade College” Campaign, Alumni recognition, May 2013
Cuban Americans for a Better Florida, Leader.
The Hispanic Vote, Director.
Cuban American Bar Association, Member.
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Florida Bar, Administrative Bar Section, Member.
Florida Bar, Labor & Employment Section, Member.
Florida Bar, Student Education/Admissions To The Bar Committee, Member.
Stephan Lopez is a Cuban born immigrant who came to this country at the age of seven years old and was raised in Miami, Florida. Stephan’s parents immigrated to the United States to give him a better life and he has made the most of that opportunity. Stephan’s parents were teachers in Cuba and have been hardworking members of the South Florida community since their arrival to this country. Stephan credits his parents for his family values and work ethic as he engages in the practice of law with true fidelity of purpose and clarity of justice.