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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 clinic director, Mr. Kass practiced as a business lawyer in Miami, Florida, primarily in the areas of corporate, securities, and insurance law, most recently as a shareholder (now, of counsel and Assistant Treasurer) at Carlton Fields, P.A. He received his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. In addition to his client-facing responsibilities, Mr. Kass served in the roles of Administrative Partner and Chief Financial Officer for Jorden Burt LLP, a seventy-lawyer, multi-office law firm, from 2004 to 2013, before that firm’s merger with Carlton Fields. Prior to law school, Mr. Kass also worked as a CPA (license no longer active) for both a public accounting firm and in private industry.

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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