About

Stephen Talmadge

Retired Lieutenant commander (LCDR) Dr. Stephen Alfred Talmadge, Jr. was awarded a Ph.D. in psychology in 1989, after which he served as a licensed clinical psychologist during his 20-year career in the Navy.

Early in his career, he served aboard a guided missile frigate. After just 3 years, the Navy sent him to the military medical school where he was awarded a Ph.D. in psychology in 1989. Thereafter, he served on the medical staff of Naval Hospitals in several states and overseas. In 1997, he became a Diplomate in Forensic Psychology, performing evaluations and testifying in military proceedings for all services, worldwide.

Steve is licensed by the Florida Bar as an attorney, is a recommended lawyer of the Citizen’s Commission on Human Rights of Florida and mentalhealthrights.org and volunteered weekly for 15 years at a general hospital that does not have a Baker Act receiving facility. Steve was previously licensed in three states as a psychologist. He brings a unique view to helping those in need of legal services.

Prior to opening his own firm, he was an associate lawyer at a private law firm. Before that, Steve was employed by a public defender, working on cases that involved involuntary commitment in psychiatric facilities. Steve was selected as a law clerk at a U. S. Attorney’s office during law school.

License, Recommendations, & Affiliation

Steve is licensed by the Florida Bar as an attorney, is a recommended lawyer of the Citizen’s Commission on Human Rights of Florida and mentalhealthrights.org, and volunteers weekly at a general hospital that does not have a Baker Act receiving facility. Steve was previously licensed in three states as a psychologist. In 1997 he was awarded Diplomate status (Forensic Psychology).

Steve is published in both psychological and legal journals.