JC O’Steen, Esq.

(850) 877-128


  • Florida State University, College of Law, J. D. Degree, 1980 (with honors).

  • Florida State University, College of Business, B.S. Degree, Accounting, 1968.


  • 1989 - current: Private law practice in Tallahassee with emphasis in personal injury/wrongful death, probate, real estate, civil litigation, and governmental law.

  • 1985 - 1989: Assistant Attorney General, Tax Section, Office of Attorney General. 

  • 1981 - 1985: Private law practice in Tallahassee. 

  • 1980 - 1981: Assistant State Attorney, Office of State Attorney, Second Judicial Circuit.  Also, served as a Special Master for courts in the Second and Sixth Judicial Circuits.


  • 1991 - current: Conduct mediation conferences involving employment litigation, personal injury, commercial litigation, real estate, probate litigation, governmental law, business transactions, eminent domain and family. 

  • 1991: Harvard College of Law, Program on Negotiations for Senior Executives. 

  • 1991: Circuit Civil Mediation Training. 

  • 1989: Litigation Risk Analysis Training. 


  • Florida Bar

  • U. S. District Court (Northern and Middle Districts of Florida)

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

  • U. S. Court of Claims

  • U. S. Tax Court

  • U. S. Supreme Court

  • American Mediation Association

  • Florida Academy of Certified Mediators 

  • Current President of the Jefferson County Bar Association (2011 – 2017)

Extensive References Available Upon Request.