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R.A. Cuevas Jr.

County Attorney's Office
111 NW 1st Street, Suite 2810
Miami, Florida 33128

Phone
305.375.5151

Fax
305.375.5634

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Attorney Profile

Steve Bass

Practice Areas

  • Transportation
  • Commercial & Construction Litigation

Education

  • University of Miami, J.D., 1988, Cum Laude
  • University of Florida, B.A. in Political Science, 1985, with High Honors

Clerkship

  • Law Clerk, Hon. Stanley Marcus, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1988-89

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar, 1989
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1989

Steve Bass

Joined the Office in 1989
Assistant County Attorney
sbb2@miamidade.gov 305-375-5224

Steve Bass has served as chief counsel to the Port of Miami and a member of the Office’s commercial section since 1990. 

As chief counsel to the PortMiami, Steve represents the County’s Seaport Department in a broad variety of transactional, administrative and litigation matters and appeals, from construction and commercial litigation, to bankruptcy and antitrust, to administrative and constitutional law.  

As a member of the Office’s commercial section, he has litigated numerous multi-million dollar commercial cases in both federal and state courts, before administrative agencies, and hearing examiners.   

Steve has lectured multiple times in the areas of construction, contracting and procurement. He has also served for many years on the Law Review Committee of the American Association of Port Authorities.  He has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Prior Experience

  • Legal Research & Writing Instructor, University of Miami School of Law, 1990-92
  • Articles & Comments Editor, University of Miami Law Review; Harvey T. Reid Scholar, University of Miami School of Law
  • Publication: Comment, The Impact of the Superfund Amendments & Reauthorization Act of 1986 On the Commercial Lending Industry, 41 U. Miami L. Rev. 879 (1987).

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

  • The Impact of the Superfund Amendments & Reauthorization Act of 1986 on the Commercial Lending Industry:  A Critical Assessment, 41 U. Miami L. Rev. 879 (1987).

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Adjunct professor, University of Miami School of Law.