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Steven Kass

Steven Kass
Director of the Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic


  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude, 1983
  • MBA, University of Miami, 1980
  • B.S. Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1974
Steven Kass is the Berger Family Fellow and Director of the Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic. Prior to becoming the Clinic's Director, Steve practiced as a business lawyer for 35 years in Miami, Florida, primarily in the areas of corporate, securities, and insurance law, most recently at Carlton Fields, P.A. where he was a Shareholder and Treasurer of the firm. Steve also served in the roles of Administrative Partner and Chief Financial Officer for Jorden Burt LLP, a seventy-lawyer, multi-office law firm before that firm’s merger with Carlton Fields. Prior to law school, Mr. Kass worked as a CPA (no longer licensed to practice) for both a public accounting firm and in private industry for six years. 

Today, Steve provides pro bono services through Legal Aid Service of Broward County, and he has previously served as the President of his synagogue and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Broward County. Steve is the proud father of a 2014 NSU Law School graduate, Lisa S. (Kass) Bour.
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