R. Stephen Coonrod

R. Stephen Coonrod: Attorney with McConnaughhay, Coonrod, Pope, Weaver & Stern, P.A. AV stamp icon


Steve Coonrod is certified by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education as a specialist in workers' compensation law and focuses on workers' compensation defense and litigation management. He is listed by The Best Lawyers in America for Workers' Compensation and serves as Litigation Manager for the Florida Workers' Compensation Joint Underwriting Association. Steve has been given the rating of "AV Preeminent," the highest rating possible by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell. He is the managing partner for the firm's Tallahassee office. Steve's clients include a broad range of private and governmental entities.


Past Chair, Workers' Compensation Board Certification Committee of The Florida Bar

Past Member Executive Council, Workers' Compensation Section of The Florida Bar

Faculty Member of The Florida Bar's Workers' Compensation Trial Advocacy Program

Past Section Liaison to The Division of Administrative Hearings

Selected as a Florida Super Lawyer from inception to present

Selected for inclusion in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell from 2003 to present

Florida Workers' Compensation Institute

Defense Research Institute

Steve is a frequent speaker on the topic of workers' compensation law at accredited seminars throughout Florida and Georgia.

(Board Certified Workers Compensation Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Workers Compensation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Litigation Management

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
850-222-8121  Phone
University Attended:
Florida State University, B.S., Economics, 1985
Law School Attended:
Florida State University, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1988, Florida
( Board Certified Workers Compensation Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education )

Peer Reviews

Tallahassee, Florida

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