MARK STEPHEN PETERS

Partner
Location: Viera, Florida
Phone: 321-504-0321
Fax: 321-504-0320
Email: Email Me

Areas of Practice
Personal Injury
Car Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Trucking Accidents
Medical Negligence
Boat Accidents
Family Law
Insurance Law
Business Litigation

Mark S. Peters has been a member of the Florida Bar since June 1981. He is also admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Supreme Court and the United States Tax Court. Mr. Peters’ law practice is focused on litigation. His primary practice areas are personal injury and family law. Mr. Peters also represents clients in commercial and business litigation. His personal injury cases include trucking accidents, automobile collisions, motorcycle accidents and medical malpractice.

Mr. Peters is an Eagle member of the Florida Justice Association, a group dedicated to protecting the rights of injured people in court and in the legislative process, and a member of the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Peters has served as a chairperson of The Florida Bar Grievance Committee, Fee Arbitration Committee and Executive Board of the Brevard County Bar Association. He served as President Elect of the Brevard County Bar Association in 2013 – 2014, as President in 2014 – 2015, and is currently serving as President of the Vassar B. Carlton American Inns of Court. Mr. Peters has been recognized by his peers with the highest rating possible by Martindale Hubble with an AV rating. He has recently been invited to be a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a privilege offered to less than 1% of the attorneys in the United States.

Litigation Percentage
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions
Florida, 1981
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
U.S. Tax Court, 2000
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Education
University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
J.D. – 1980
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
B.A. – 1977
Major: Political Science/American Studies

Representative Cases
Boyle v. Boyle, 30 So. 3d 665 (5th DCA 2010)
Castetter v. Henderson, 113 So. 3d 153 (5th DCA 2013)
Keys v. McCarthy, 18 So. 3d 545 (5th DCA 2009)

Classes/Seminars
Business Law, University of Central Florida, 1995 – 2005
Torts and Civil Procedure, Brevard Community College, 1996 – 2004

Honors and Awards
Judge J. Preston Silvernail Civility Award, 2016
Super Lawyers
AV® Rated Martindale Hubble, 2002 – Present
Master, Vassar B. Carlton American Inns of Court, 1996 – Present
Fellow of The American Bar Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships
Florida Justice Association, Eagle Member, 1985 – Present
American Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2014 – Present
The Florida Bar Grievance Committee, Chairperson
Fee Arbitration Committee , Chairperson
Executive Board of the Brevard County Bar Association, Chairperson
Brevard County Bar Association, President Elect, 2013 – 2014
Brevard County Bar Association, President , 2014 – 2015

Past Employment Positions
Stevens, Peters & Greenfield, P.A., Shareholder, 1982 – 1993
Amari & Theriac, P.A., Partner, 1993 – 2002

Pro Bono Activities
Brevard County Legal Aid Society, 1981 – Present
Brevard County Bar Association, 2009 – Present

Languages
English