ATTORNEY PROFILE

STEVEN WINGOnew

PROVIDING DEDICATED SERVICE TO OCALA

Living in Ocala, Florida since 1976, Steven Wingo is an active member of the community where he grew up and practices law.  He studied economics at the University of Florida, and later pursued his passion for law at the University of Florida College of Law, where he received his J.D. He resides in Ocala with his wife, Suzanne, and two daughters, Jordan and Allie. Attorney Wingo not only serves in the legal field, but is also an actively participating member of his community.

As a personal injury lawyer, Steven Wingo is passionate about helping injury victims. He has worked exclusively in personal injury law, and his quality service has led to his inclusion in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. In addition to representing clients in a variety of personal injury cases, he has spent the last 20 years as a member of the Florida Justice Association, American Association for Justice, and has participated in other legal programs.

Beyond legal practice, Attorney Wingo enjoys spending time in his community. He has served on committees and boards in various organizations, including the Marion County YMCA and the Ocala Mountain Bike Association.  In addition to his legal practice, he is a CrossFit Level 3 Trainer (CCFT).

Steven Wingo is dedicated to providing compassionate service to all victims of personal injury. His qualifications are matched by a breadth of experience in the local region. In addition to professionalism, he seeks to ensure a positive relationship with each of his clients. Find out more about Steven Wingo and his qualifications in the sections below:

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability Law
  • Auto Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Premises Liability / Slip and Fall
  • Bicycle / Pedestrian Accidents
  • Playground Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Homeowners Insurance Disputes

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

EDUCATION

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Member, College of Law Trial Team and Florida Cicerones
  • University of Florida, Florida
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Sigma Chi Fraternity
    • Honors: Pledge Class Secretary
    • Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa Freshman Honorary
    • Honors: Golden Key National Honor Society
    • Honors: Director of Gator Gallop Road Race, Homecoming 1990
    • Honors: Florida Blue Key Leadership Honorary
    • Major: Economics
    • Minor: Business Administration
  • Forest High School
    • Honors: Member, National Honor Society and Interact Service Club
    • Honors: Member, Varsity Tennis Team
    • Honors: Member, Weightlifting Team
    • Honors: Member, Cross Country Team
    • Honors: Multi-year District Champion in Tennis and State Champion in Class 3A Doubles

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Recipient, Bronze Eagle and Silver Eagle Awards

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Florida Justice Association, Board Member, 2008 – 2009
  • Young Lawyer’s Board, Past Member
  • Vanguard Fundraising Committee, Past Member
  • American Association for Justice, 1994 – Present
  • Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar, Member
  • D.R. Smith American Inn of Court, 3 Term Member
  • Marion County Bar Association, 1994 – Present

EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

  • Steven W. Wingo, P.A., Owner and Founder, March 2009-present
  • The Briggs Law Firm, P.A., Ocala, Florida, Partner, 2001 – 2009
  • Ayres, Cluster, Curry, McCall & Briggs, P.A., Ocala, Florida, Member, 1992 – 2001 (2 years as a summer associate, 4 years as an associate, and 2 years as partner in the firm).

PRO BONO ACTIVITIES

  • Marion County Family YMCA, Two Term Board Chairman, 2006 – 2008
  • Marion County Family YMCA Board, Executive Committee Member, 2006 – Present
  • Marion County Family YMCA, Board Member, 2006 – Present
  • Marion County Family YMCA, Volunteer of the Year, 2007
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central Florida Formation Committee, President
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central Florida Formation Committee, Vice-President
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central Florida Formation Committee, Board Member
  • Fifth Judicial Circuit Guardian Ad Litem program, Guardian Ad Litem
  • Ocala Mountain Bike Association, Board Member, 2008 – Present