Steven Manno holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Dayton and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He has an “AV” Preeminent rating (5 out of 5) by Martindale-Hubbell, a testament to the fact that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. He received a nomination for the 2012 Insurance Attorney of the Year from the Florida Insurance Fraud Educational Committee. This nomination is based upon an attorney’s exceptional qualities, including their approach and unique strategies used to impact the fight against Florida insurance fraud. He belongs to the Medical Claims Defense Network where he has been a featured speaker on numerous occasions. He has also presented at in-house insurance company seminars, as well as at seminars hosted by the International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) and the Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC). Steve has specialized in insurance defense since September of 1997. He has tried, and co-tried, many defense cases including cases involving Bodily Injury, Personal Injury Protection, and Uninsured Motorist coverage to full verdict. He is recognized as an attorney fee expert in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. He was proud to serve, at the request of the Honorable Charlotte Anderson, as a liaison between the Plaintiff and Defense Bar in creating practices and procedures for Personal Injury Protection cases in Hillsborough County Florida, which remain in effect today. Steve currently handles large multi-claim investigations regarding insurance fraud as well as claims involving bodily injury, uninsured motorist, and personal injury protection coverage’s. This includes recovery of monies for his clients for fraudulent actions of medical providers in the State of Florida. Prior to co-founding Andrews & Manno, P.A., he was a shareholder with Kingsford & Rock, P.A. in the Tampa office.