Steven Sanchez Paralegal
Steven Sanchez

Steven Sanchez, Paralegal Investigator

Steven Sanchez joined LRSI&F in 2009 as a Paralegal/Investigator bringing with him an in-depth understanding of the Automobile, Property / Causality insurance industry.

Mr. Sanchez was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. He began his career as an insurance claims adjuster 30 years ago. In his tenures at Progressive Express Insurance Company, Liberty Mutual Group and Hertz Rent-a-Car/Hertz Claim Management, he served in various roles including Examiner, Casualty Specialist, Litigation Representative and Statewide Claims Negotiator. As a former Property and Casualty industry insider, Steven now provides his extensive knowledge of the insurance claims process to help the firm’s clients in personal injury matters and wrongful death litigation.

Mr. Sanchez has also held the positions of Senior Claims Administrator and Case Manager for two prominent plaintiff personal injury law firms in Broward County, Florida.

In his community, Steven has served on the Board of Directors of The Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association and was the first Chairperson of the Board of Directors of The Hispanic Education Coalition of Palm Beach County.

Certified by the Florida Bar, Mr. Sanchez is a Florida Registered Paralegal.

Areas of Practice

  • Automobile/Trucking Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Negligent Security
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Products Liability/Crashworthiness
  • Defective Medical Equipment
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Railroad Disasters
  • Medication Errors
  • Boating and Water-craft Accidents
  • Aerial Work Platform Lift & Crane Accidents
  • Whistleblower Claims
  • Nursing Home Abuse

Education

  • American Institute for CPCU/Insurance Institute of America: Associate Claims Program
  • Florida Atlantic University: Risk Management, Insurance, Business, Technical Writing and Marketing
  • Broward College: Business Law, Economics and Information Technology

Professional Associations & Leadership Activities

  • Member: America Association for Justice
  • Member: Florida Justice Association
  • Member: Palm Beach County Justice Association
  • Member: Broward County Justice Association
  • Member: Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Member: Miami-Dade County Justice Association

Mr. Sanchez’s professional committee appointments include

  • American Association for Justice – Paralegal Task Force – 2019-2020
  • Florida Justice Association – Continuing Legal Education Committee – 2017-2018
  • The Florida Bar – (VICE CHAIR) Florida Registered Paralegal Committee – 2019-2020
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association – Paralegal Committee (co-chair) – 2017-2018
  • Keiser University – Advisory Board for the Paralegal & Legal Studies Program
  • Broward College – Advisory Board for Paralegal Studies Program

Time Management Techniques for Paralegals/Legal Assistants

  • How to Keep Track and Organize Your Litigation Files 
    Florida Justice Association, Masters of Justice, October 15, 2009
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Litigating Auto Negligence & Premises Liability Cases 
    Palm Beach County Bar Association, February 11, 2011
  • Pre-Suit Preparation – So You Need to Prepare a Demand
    Palm Beach County Justice Association, March 25, 2011
  • Mediation Preparation, Support and Strategies
    Palm Beach County Justice Association, March 20, 2012
  • The Demand, Personal Injury/Wrongful Death –
    Before the Case is Filed, A Perspective from Adjusters and Case Managers
    Palm Beach County Bar Association, April 12, 2013
  • Mediation Preparation & Presentation
    Paralegal & Legal Assistant Webinar Series
    Florida Justice Association, November 17, 2015
  • Professionalism and Civility
    Palm Beach County Bar Association
    Bench Bar Conference, March 9, 2018
  • Mediation Preparation, Support and Strategies
    Broward College, Paralegal Studies Program, April 16, 2020