How I can help you

Retired as a partner, and as Florida general counsel, at the Roetzel Law Firm where he focused on real estate development; counseling multiple businesses; and represented multiple local and national banks. Steven previously worked at Briggs Transportation Company as Secretary and General Counsel. Briggs was a publicly held National transportation company that was listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Steven also purchased several nonperforming Burger King restaurants from Burger King and turned them into restaurants that performed very well and then sold them to existing franchisees. Steve also represented many small and large chain restaurants dealing with all aspects of the restaurant business. Steven joined SCORE because he wanted to use his business counseling expertise and his practical experience in operating several different types of businesses to help potential entrepreneurs in achieving their hopes and goals for starting or expanding a business of their own. Steven counsels SCORE clients in the areas of start up businesses;restructuring businesses; issues dealing with the types of entities available and the advantages and disadvantages for each of those entities as well as procedures to finance the start up or expanding of a business.

Industry Experience
  • Banking, Finance & Insurance
  • Home or Personal Maintenance Services
  • Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  • Accommodation & Food Services


Juris Doctorate (JD), degree, where he was editor of the Law Review and graduated with honors and also a Bachelor Degree (BA) with a double major in Business Administration and History from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus. 

Communication Methods

  • In Person