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Biographical Information

Steven Ruth is the owner and senior trial attorney of The Ruth Law Team.  He has over 30 years of experience, his legal knowledge is extensive. His professional skill has earned the respect of his colleagues and the appreciation of many clients. Steve has represented thousands of clients and their families and has been successful in obtaining compensation for their injuries or wrongful death due to the negligent conduct of individuals, corporations, and insurance companies. He conducts jury trials involving auto, truck, and motorcycle accidents, as well as defective products, elderly abuse, and medical malpractice.

Most recently Mr. Ruth has been involved in seeking justice and compensation for those who have suffered injury due to defective medical devices including metal on metal hip replacements, IVC filters, transvaginal mesh claims, actos, testosterone therapies and Xarelto.

Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

  • All state courts in Florida
  • All state courts in Minnesota
  • Federal Middle District of Florida
  • Federal Southern District of Florida
  • Federal District Court of Minnesota
  • Federal Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • United States Court of Federal Claims

Education

Stetson University College of Law, Juris Doctor

Dickinson College, Bachelor of Arts

Professional Experience

Over 30 years handling plaintiff’s personal injury cases and jury trials in state and federal courts.

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016 Florida SuperLawyer
  • MultiMillion Dollar Advocate
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Justice Certified Award, Gulfcoast Legal Services
  • Florida Bar Board Certified (June 1 1987- May 31st 1997)

Professional Associations

  • The American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Florida Justice Association
  • The Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Association for Justice
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • Clearwater Bar Association
  • Pasco County Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Manatee County Bar Association

Service Activities

Habitat for Humanity

Gulfcoast Legal Services