ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla.
Feb. 7, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Bar Association awarded the
President's Pro Bono Service Award
for the 18
Judicial Circuit to
Steven D. Kramer
Kramer Law Firm
during a ceremony at the Florida Supreme Court on
January 31, 2013
Kramer Law Firm associate attorney,
-- who has himself been recognized as the 2012
Champion by Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc. -- states, "This award is an affirmation of Mr. Kramer's, and our entire firm's, dedication to serving the
community and those most in need." Kramer is known for accepting laborious and complex cases that other attorneys have often declined. One case involved a disabled child who was at risk of being expelled from school or placed into an alternative school for misconduct, which was a manifestation of the child's disability. Kramer referred the child to a psychiatrist for evaluation, and together with the psychiatrist, was able to educate the school committee at a hearing that the child's misconduct was a manifestation of his disability. Despite favorable recommendations at the hearing, the school's administration referred the child to the alternative school against medical advice. Kramer advanced the matter to the school board level and on the threshold of significant litigation and administrative proceedings; he was able to have the child reinstated at his high school.
During even the best economic times,
legal services are necessary to ensure that community residents and the poor have access to legal representation. Kramer received the award partly because he has provided more than 1000 hours of
legal services to the poor of
. Kramer, "selflessly serves the people of
with distinction," accords
James J. DeKleva
who endorsed Kramer for the award.
Kramer is also known for his "Kramer Makes the Call" legal segment on Real Radio's show
Monsters in the Morning
, during which Kramer answers phone-in legal questions and educates listeners on their legal rights. Kramer has earned a reputation in
as an adroit litigator with creative and novel approaches to seemingly typical cases. He has been recognized with numerous "top lawyer" and "best lawyer" accolades both in
The Kramer Law Firm is a full-service law firm that represents clients in business law, real estate law, family &
, estates & trusts, bankruptcy, and
injury & accident law
is known as a creative, small law firm that outpaces much larger firms by combining superior service with the fearless litigation style and resources of a larger law firm. Composed of experienced attorneys ready for trial,
keeps every option on the table in order to obtain the best results for their clients.
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