Steven M. Wilsey

Partner since 1992
Location:
St. Petersburg, Florida
Phone:
888-312-1474
727-369-8572
Fax:
(727) 821-6681
Email:

Steven Wilsey is a native Floridian, being born and raised in St. Petersburg. He is a graduate of Florida State University College of Business with a degree in Finance and has his Accounting and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Florida's, Fisher School of Accounting and College of Law.

 He is one of a handful of attorneys in the state who is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. Steven also holds a Florida Real Estate license. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1992 and is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and United States Tax Court. Steven  is a Martindale Hubbell preeminent  "AV" peer review rated attorney.

He has been longtime member of the Florida Bar's Tax Section and has served many years as a Judge for the Tax Section's National Tax Moot Court Competition. He has also served on the Committee for Florida Bar/FICPA's Relations and is active member in the St. Petersburg Bar Association, having served on several committees and as past Chairman of the Tax Section.  He is a co-author of the Will and Trust Contest chapter of the Florida Bar's Litigation under the Florida Probate Code practice manual.

Steve is a member of the American Mensa and has been involved civically as a member of the Suncoasters and longtime member of the Northeast Exchange Club, having served as a past President and several other offices. He also has served on the Board of Trustees and Council of Excellence for Bayfront Hospital's Health Foundation and on the Board of Directors of Family Resources, a charitable organization with an emphasis on runaways and at risk children having served 3 terms as Chairman of the Board from 2003-2006. Steven, his wife, Vivian and three children live in St. Petersburg. His practice areas include estate planning, elder law, estate and trust administration, probate litigation, taxation, and real estate.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Estates and Trust, Tax Matters
  • 25% Real Estate

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D. - July, 1992
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S. - December, 1991
    • Major: Accounting
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
    • B.S. - April, 1989
    • Major: Finance

Published Works

  • Co-author, Will and Trust Contest Chapter of the Florida Bar's Litigation, Florida Probate Code Practice Manual

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell Preeminent "AV" Peer Review Rated

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar's Tax Section, Member
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Member
  • Committee for Florida Bar/FICPA's Relations
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Tax Section, Past Chairman

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, Chairman, Family Resources, Inc., 2003 - 2006
  • Board of Trustees, Bayfront Health Foundation
  • Member, Past President, Northeast Exchange Club
  • SunCoaster's Member
  • Pinellas Realtor Organization
  • Member, American Mensa

Ancillary Businesses

  • Title Insurance/Closing Agents - Fidelity National Title Insurance Co.
  • CPA / Tax Return Preparation
  • Florida Licensed Real Estate Agent

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Phi Delta Phi