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Phone: 352-376-8600
877-216-4541 (Toll Free)
Fax: (352) 371-8681
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Steven J. Kalishman, P.A.

In the Gainesville area dial 352-376-8600, or call toll free 877-216-4541.  Se Habla Espanol.


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Ohio.
    Juris Doctor, May 2001
  • University of Florida, Gainesville.
    Doctor of Philosophy, Latin American History, December 1994.
  • Florida International University, Miami.
    Master of Arts, International Studies, April 1988.
  • University of Florida, Gainesville.
    Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, June 1982.

Legal Employment

  • President/CEO, The Law Offices of Fidel Iglesias-Lopez, P.A. 197 S.W. Monterey Road, Stuart, Florida 34994, March 2004 – present.
  • Associate, Law Offices of George R. Sciarrino, P.A., 1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 404, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401, August 2003-February 2004.
  • Staff Attorney, Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc., 423 Fern Street, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401, March 2002-July 2003.
  • Intern, Kentucky Migrant Legal Services Project, Appalachian Research and Defense Fund Of Kentucky, Inc., 218 West Main Street, Post Office Box 567, Richmond, Kentucky 40476-0567, 1999-2000 (Summers). -1-


  • Admitted to the Florida Bar in 2003; the US District Court for the Southern District of FL in 2003; the US District Court for the Middle District of FL in 2004; the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in 2004.
  • Certified by Indian River Community College in 2003.


Academic Employment

  • University of Florida, Gainseville
    Lecturer, William and Grace Dial Center for
    Written and Oral Communication, 2010 - present.
  • Bethany College, Lindsborg
    Associate Professor, Criminal Justice, 2008 – 2010.
  • Indian River Community College, Ft. Pierce.
    Adjunct Professor, Legal Assisting and Criminal Justice, 2003-06.
  • Northwood University, West Palm Beach.
    Adjunct Professor, International Law, 2003-2004.
  • Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond.
    Assistant Professor, History, 1995-1998.
  • University of Florida, Gainesville.
  • Research Associate, Dr. Louise Newman (History), Summer 1994.
  • Research Associate, History, Fall 1993-Spring 1994.
  • Research Assistant, History, Fall 1990-Spring 1991.
  • Research Assistant, Law School, Spring 1987.
  • Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville.
    Instructor, Social Sciences and Historical Studies, Spring 1989-Spring 1993.
  • Florida International University, Miami.
    Research Assistant, History, Fall 1986.
  • Graduate Assistant, International Studies, Spring 1986.


Memberships (Years of Initiation Only)

  • Martin County Bar Association, 2007
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, 2004.
  • American Bar Association, 2004.
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2003.
  • American Academy of Religion, Atlanta, 1998.




For all your legal needs in the Gainesville area, contact the Law Offices of Steven Kalishman, P.A. to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced attorneys.





Legal services are also available in Russian. 

Law Offices of Steven Kalishman, P.A.

The Powell Building
Haile Village Center
5055 Southwest 91st Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32068

Telephone: 352-376-8600
Toll Free: 877-216-4541
Fax: 352-371-8681

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The Law Offices of Steven Kalishman, P.A. offers legal services in Russian, and serves communities throughout north-east Florida, including Gainesville, Alachua, Lake Butler, Starke, Palatka and others in Alachua County; and Putnam, Columbia, Levy, Gilchrist, Union, Bradford and Marion Counties.