The Blaut Weiss Law Group welcomes Stephen J. Zaccor as an associate. Stephen brings to the firm more than twenty years of legal experience as a Personal Injury trial attorney, a former Broward County civil judge, and a former Florida Assistant State Attorney in the Vehicular Homicide and Homicide Trial Units.
“Stephen is a talented attorney who adds a breadth of experience to Blaut Weiss,” said firm co-founder, Milton Blaut.
“Stephen’s history as both a public and private litigator, and as a judge, further strengthens our firm,” said Blaut Weiss co-founder, Michael Weiss.
Stephen is a plaintiff’s Personal Injury attorney for cases involving wrongful death; traumatic brain injuries; drunk driving; car, truck, boating, biking, and pedestrian accidents; and firearms-related incidents. Previously he served as a Broward County Judge assigned to the Civil Division where he presided over thousands of cases, mostly involving Personal Injury matters. As an Assistant State Attorney, Stephen tried well over 100 jury trials to verdict, prosecuting Vehicular Homicide and D.U.I. Manslaughter cases. Stephen was also assigned to the Homicide Trial Unit where he handled death penalty litigation and tried several high profile cases.
Stephen has appeared on both Dateline NBC and The First 48. He also had the honor of being called to testify before the Justice Committee of the Canadian Parliament as an expert in Florida’s firearms laws. Stephen earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 1998 from the Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University after having graduated in 1994 with a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Florida Atlantic University.
The attorneys of the Blaut Weiss Law Group have more than 90 years’ combined litigation and trial experience representing plaintiffs in cases related to Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Funeral and Cemetery Abuse, and Disability Claims. Co-founder Milton Blaut has been rated by SuperLawyers in 2017-19, has an AVVO rating of 10 (Superb), has an AV® PreeminentTM Peer Rating 5.0 out of 5 from Martindale-Hubbell, and was named as one of Rue Ratings’ Best Lawyers of America, among other accolades. Co-Founder Michael Weiss has an AV® PreeminentTM Peer Rating 5.0 out of 5 from Martindale-Hubbell, is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, and is a member of numerous legal organizations, including the Florida Justice Association and the American Association for Justice.