Top Rated Personal Injury & Criminal Lawyer

Brett Steinberg began his career as an Assistant Public Defender at the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office, where he provided legal representation to those accused of committing criminal offenses ranging from juvenile offenses and misdemeanors to serious felony crimes. While working at the Public Defender’s Office, Mr. Steinberg handled hundreds of criminal matters and tried over 25 cases to verdict. Most notably, at the end of his tenure as an Assistant Public Defender, Mr. Steinberg successfully argued a motion to suppress physical evidence, several pounds of marijuana, and years later that decision was upheld by the United States Supreme Court. Since leaving the Public Defender’s Office, Mr. Steinberg has gained a tremendous amount of civil litigation experience, both defending and prosecuting personal injury claims. In 2008, Mr. Steinberg helped litigate an asbestos exposure trial in which the client was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a deadly type of cancer. That trial resulted in a $24,170,000 verdict for the Plaintiff. Mr. Steinberg also represented major cruise lines in federal personal injury cases. Since then, Mr. Steinberg has been zealously representing the injured in personal injury matters and the accused in criminal matters, obtaining favorable results for his clients for many years. A South Florida native, Mr. Steinberg obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida and graduated from University of Miami School of Law, earning the honor of Cum Laude. Mr. Steinberg is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern District of Florida. He is an active member of the Florida Bar, the Palm Beach County Justice Association and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Bar Admissions

  • 2005 State Bar of Florida


University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611
BA - Bachelor of Arts - 2000
University of Miami School of Law, 1311 Miller Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33146
JD - Juris Doctor - 2004

Career Highlights

  • Rising Star - SuperLawyers - 2015 to 2016
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated - Martindale-Hubbell - 2015
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys - 2011 Bar Register - 2011
Legal Resources
3 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Dog Bites
March 07, 2018 - Brett Steinberg

A dog can be a great companion. However, should your dog harm others, you could be liable should the injured person decide to press charges. To help you reduce the chances of this occurring, here are three things you can do.

What Do I Say to Insurance When Filing a Personal Injury Claim?
March 07, 2018 - Brett Steinberg

Personal injuries can present financial hardships. After filing your personal injury claim, an insurance company of the person or business responsible might contact you. If or when this happens, it’s important to be mindful of these facts.

Injured In An Uber or Lyft Accident: Do You Have Recourse?
March 06, 2018 - Brett Steinberg

Ridesharing has greatly benefited the average American. It has helped reduce drunk driving, distracted driving, and created thousands of new jobs – but what happens if you are a passenger in a rideshare and your driver gets into an accident?


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