Stephen B. Moss

Stephen B. Moss


Stephen B. Moss is a partner in Holland & Knight's Fort Lauderdale office. Mr. Moss is a past Real Estate Section Leader of the firm. He practices in the areas of real property development law, hotel development and operations, title insurance and business law. Mr. Moss serves as the point person for several clients.

Mr. Moss began the practice of law in 1971 following two years of active military service in the United States Army, including one year in Vietnam. Mr. Moss provides pro bono work for multiple organizations for military veterans and their families and is the Holland & Knight Coordinator for the Florida Governor's Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW) for active duty service members and their families.


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D.
  • Tulane University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
  • The Florida Bar, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee
  • United Way Worldwide, Mission United National Advisory Council, Chair
  • United Way of Broward County, Board of Directors
  • United Way of Broward County, Mission United Advisory Council, Founding Chair
  • Florida Governor's Initiative on Lawyers Assisting Warriors (GI LAW), Holland & Knight Coordinator
  • Legal Services Corporation, Member, Veterans Task Force; Member, Leaders Council
  • Broward County Chapter of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, Honorary Member of the Board of Directors
  • Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Past Chair
  • South Florida Wildlife Center, Past Development Partnership Council
  • Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc., Past Board of Directors
  • Broward Child Welfare Initiative, Co-Founder and Past Co-Chair
  • The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Fellow
  • The Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Real Estate Law, 2007-2024
  • Past Chair's Award, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, 2020
  • Holland & Knight PCS Pro Bono All-Star, 2017-2021
  • Holland & Knight Community Service All-Star, 2019
  • Chesterfield Smith Lawyer of the Year Award, 2018
  • ARMY OneSource Excellence Award, 2017
  • Samford University's Humanitarian of the Year Award, 2016
  • Legal Aid Service of Broward County Russell E. Carlisle Advocacy Award, 2016
  • Holland & Knight's Living the Commitment Award, 2016
  • Deliver the Dream Community Champion, 2016
  • Carolyn M. Michaels Leadership Award, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, 2015
  • The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, 17th Judicial Circuit, 2014
  • Holland & Knight Public and Charitable Service All-Star, 2014
  • Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Salute to Business Hall of Fame Honoree, 2013
  • Most Effective Lawyer Finalist, Pro Bono, Daily Business Review, 2013
  • Family Central Role Model, 2004
  • Sun Sentinel and Family Central Child Advocate of the Year, 2003
  • Olympic Torchbearer, 1996
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated


Speaking Engagements