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Steven E. Martin

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Phone: (239) 443-1094
Fax: (239) 443-1168

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Steven E. Martin and his wife, Eviana J. Martin, co-founded the Martin Law Firm. Together, with the help of their team of dedicated attorneys and staff, they have represented thousands of individuals in their legal matters. Steven’s practice focuses on personal injury, family law and estate planning. Steven is admitted to practice in the state of Florida, and in the Federal Court for the Middle District of Florida.

A dynamic business entrepreneur himself, Steven has extensive experience with both start-up companies and well-established firms in the technology and entertainment industries. While in college, Steven worked for Sony Music Entertainment as a local marketing representative. Also, while in college, Steven founded, an online DVD retailer in the very early days of e-commerce in the mid 1990s. Having built this successful enterprise, he sold MegaDVD to the eUniverse Network, also known as Intermix Media, the company that created the popular internet website MySpace. As Director of Business Development for eUniverse, Steven helped pioneer many other successful direct marketing techniques for the company generating millions of dollars in revenues and thousands of satisfied customers. Prior to attending law school, Steven worked as a Manager Trainee at Artists Management Group, a talent management firm founded by renowned Hollywood talent agent and former president of the Walt Disney Company, Michael S. Ovitz, in Beverly Hills, California.

Steven was born in Tampa, Florida where his father served as a Colonel in the United States Air Force at MacDill Air Force Base. Steven received his undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Transitioning from the boardroom to the courtroom, Steven received his juris doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Steven served as a legal clerk for the Honorable Judge William T. McIver and for the Staff Attorney’s Office of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida. Steven is a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal honor fraternity.

In the legal community, Steven has served in all executive offices of the Cape Coral Bar Association, including President of the organization. Steven served as a member of the Florida Bar's Judicial Administration and Evaluation Committee for two years. Steven is currently a member of the Lee County Bar Association, the Collier County Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association and the American Association for Justice. 

His passion for community service began at an early age as he spent several summers as a medical missionary  with his family in remote areas of China, Honduras, Kenya and Mexico. Steven is an Eagle Scout and has strong ties to the Southwest Florida area where his family founded and operates the Cape Coral Eye Center. Currently, Steven and his wife, Eviana, are working together to establish a non-profit entity with the purpose of reimbursing classroom teachers for their out of pocket expenses paid on behalf of their students. Steven also volunteers as a cook at the local soup kitchen, Community Cooperative Ministries, Inc. in Fort Myers, Florida. Steven and his wife Eviana have committed their firm to provide thousands of dollars of pro-bono bankruptcy services to qualified individuals in Lee and Collier County. Steven is the attorney for Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, Inc. where he provides pro-bono legal services.


University of Florida: Levin College of Law

University of Florida: Warrington College of Business

Bar Admissions State of Florida
Federal Court for the Middle
District of Florida

Florida Bar

Florida Bar, Member of Judicial Administration and Evaluation Committee
Member Since: 2012-2013

Florida Bar Section Membership:

Trial Lawyers Section, Member

Cape Coral Bar Association, Past President

Lee County Bar Association

Florida Justice Association

American Association for Justice



Reported Cases
Rodriguez v. Rodriguez, 41 So. 3d 224 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2010)

Santiago v. Santiago, 51 So. 3d 637 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2011)

Teachout v. Teachout, 61 So. 3d 1127 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2011)

Caudill-Rosa v. Rosa, 136 So. 3d 614 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2013)
Client Reviews
Very professional law firm.The support staff does not try to blow you off or make judgments on your case or incident, when you initially call for help. They get you in quickly to see one of their very qualified experienced attorneys. The follow up is great and they keep you up dated through out your case and litigation. John D.
My wife and I have retained The Martin Law Firm to assist us with an important legal problem. They exhibit professionalism and kindness. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them for your legal needs. Larry N.
The Martins have always treated our concerns with a professional and courteous manner. They, as well as their associates, are always available to answer questions in a way that is easy to understand. Thank you for handling our legal concerns. Anita S.
Professional courteous staff that helped me through such a confusing time. Always there to answer all my questions no matter how big or small. They made a difficult situation seem much easier to go through thanks to all their hard work, communication and friendliness. Oscar R.
The Martin Law firm is top notch from the office staff to the attorney's. They are quick to respond to email and phone messages and you feel incredibly valued as a client during and after the court proceedings. We highly recommend them and will continue to use them in the future if the need arises. Scooter C.