Steven Kent Hunter, a Florida native, grew up along Snapper Creek and practices law in Coral Gables, Florida. Steve’s childhood hobbies included spear fishing and waterskiing in Biscayne Bay. He lettered in football and wrestling at Miami Palmetto High School then finished college in two years and graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelors in Business Administration (Accounting 1973). His legal training was at Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida (1976). Steve is a strong conservationist with his interest focusing on Biscayne Bay, Florida Bay, the Florida Keys,and the Bahamas. He has extensively sailed the Bahamian islands since the early 70’s and has experienced the changes in the marine environment on a personal level. Steve’s legal mentor was Richard B. Adams, Sr., and in his early career he specialized in the defense of doctors and hospitals in medical malpractice cases and of manufacturers of products in product liability litigation. His healthcare clients included Mt. Sinai Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Baptist Hospital, South Miami Hospital and Cedars Hospital. His manufacturing and retailing clients included Sears Roebuck and Company, Walgreens, JI Case, TRW and Maytag. Other clients included the Gulf Companies, Shell Oil Company, Peoples Gas Company/TECO, The Miami Herald, The Travelers Companies, Metropolitan and Allstate Insurance Company. Steve began handling plaintiff cases in 1980 and has been involved in many sensational cases.