Steve obtained his undergraduate degree from Emory University in 1975, and his Juris Doctorate degree from Georgia State University in 1995. He was admitted to practice before Georgia state and federal court in 1995. Between 1975 and 1995, Steve worked in the carpet industry in Dalton, Georgia.
Steve is married to the former Janice Freeman of Marietta, Georgia, who is an associate professor of English at Dalton State College. Steve and Janice have two adult sons , both of whom presently attend graduate school in Atlanta, Georgia.
Steve’s main areas of practice are personal injury, Social Security disability, Workers’ Compensation, family law, and probate and estate laws. Steve is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Workers’ Compensation section of the State Bar of Georgia, and the Conasauga Bar Association.