FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 18, 2023 – West Palm Beach, Fla. – Stephens & Stevens PLLC proudly announce the hiring of their new family law attorney, Thomas R. Baker III, to their firm. Baker recently served 16 years as a General Magistrate for the 15th Judicial Circuit where he presided over thousands of evidentiary hearings and trials in the family division. Prior to becoming a family law magistrate, he practiced family law in Jupiter for 19 years.
Baker is a graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and received his juris doctorate from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.
He is a member and past president of the Susan Greenberg Family Law Inns of Court of the Palm Beaches which recently recognized him with the 2022 Honorable John L. Phillips Professionalism Award. He has served as President of the North
Palm Beach County Bar Association, member of the Palm Beach State College
Business Partnership Council, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, and the F. Malcolm Cunningham Bar Association.
“As we celebrate our firm’s first anniversary, we are excited to welcome Tom to our team as we grow and expand. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in marital & family law, and we are honored to have him bring his talents to our firm,” said Stephens.
January 2023 marks the one-year anniversary of Stephens & Stevens PLLC, founded by partners Eddie Stephens and Caryn A. Stevens. In their first year, Stephens & Stevens PLLC was honored as 2022 “Top Lawyers” by Palm Beach Illustrated and was named a 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in the area of family law. Eddie Stephens was nominated for Nonprofits First Hat’s Off Award for Volunteer of the Year. Caryn A. Stevens was a finalist for the Palm Beach Post’s 2022 Best Divorce Attorney and was included in the 2023 edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for her work in Family Law. She was also selected for the 2023 Rising Star Leadership Award by Herizon (formerly the Jewish Women’s Foundation).
Stephens has established himself as a leader in family law and the community. He founded a family law blog and has served as a mentor in his field for the past eighteen years, writing articles and speaking to peers about new laws affecting family and marital law. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Child Counseling, Inc., and the Board of Governors for Leadership Palm Beach County. As a Board-Certified Divorce Attorney, Stephens released his 19th book on Florida Family Law. His most recent edition will be released January 27, 2023, and all proceeds from the book are donated to the Center for Child Counseling, Inc.
Stevens serves on the Board of Directors for Herizon and was recently a speaker in their free educational workshop series, Money Mavens. Her achievement of the Herizon 2023 Rising Star Leadership Award recognizes an outstanding young woman who has demonstrated a commitment to improving the lives of women and girls in our community through volunteerism and philanthropic investment. Stevens is also in her fifth year serving as a mentor for at-risk high school students, through the Women of Tomorrow program.
About Stephens & Stevens, PLLC:
Stephens & Stevens, PLLC is a Florida law firm that practices exclusively marital and family law. The firm’s strategic approach is to resolve high-conflict and high-net-worth issues, achieving the best possible outcome for each client. They are located at 400 Columbia Drive, STE 111, West Palm Beach, FL 33409. For more information call (561) 430-4350, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit, www.ss-familylaw.com .
We’ll there just couldn’t be a happier surprise than this. Congratulations to everyone at S&S for landing the new kid!
You guys got Magistrate Baker to resign and come to work for you? Wow!
Tom was a Great Magistrate for many years. He is very skilled at what he does. We know he will do an amazing job working with your gang!!!