Stephen O. Cole

Cole, Stephen Color LR
  • Florida Bar Certified Civil Trial Attorney – since 1983
    Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers by Tampa Bay Magazine
    Florida Super Lawyer Designation
    Included in Florida Trend’s “Legal Elite”
    Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Rating

  • St. Pete College Foundation, Trustee
    Gulf Central District, UMC, Committee Chair
    First United Methodist Church of Clearwater, Lay Leader
    Religious Community Services, Inc., past Board Chair
    Kiwanis, Past President and Lt. Gov.
    American Red Cross, former Board member
    Boy Scouts of America, former Executive and District Board member

  • Mr. Cole represents entities and individuals in resolving disputes, seeking to avoid litigation when that best serves the client’s interests, but prepared to counsel and to represent them in litigation when necessary. Mr. Cole is experienced in matters involving construction, liens and bonds, contracts, employment matters, real estate, will contests and probate matters. Mr. Cole has worked with many clients regarding employment contract disputes involving noncompetition, nondisclosure agreements and trade secrets.

    Mr. Cole served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army in Germany.