Steven Befera is a Partner of the Miami law office of Cole, Scott & Kissane, a sponsor of Fashion Night on Brickell. Steven handles a diverse civil case load involving construction litigation and premises liability matters, among others, managing and directing major complex litigation in State and Federal Courts throughout Florida, the Unites States, and in select international venues.
Steven proudly served in the United States Marine Corps before entering law school. He is a member of The American Bar Association, The Dade County Bar Association, The District of Columbia Bar Association, The Federal Bar Association, The Minnesota Bar Association and The Florida Bar. He served as Editor-In-Chief of the Dade County Bar Bulletin for two years, being named Outstanding Committee Chairman. As President of the Dade County Bar Association in 2009 and 2010 he spearheaded efforts on behalf of lawyers to provide legal services to Haitian families in crisis after the 2010 earthquake. He is currently the Dade Bar Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates. He also teaches Civil Litigation Skills at the University of Miami School of Law and is Trustee of the Miami-Dade County Law Library, the longest continually operating public courthouse law library in Florida.