Steve Brannan

Stephen G. Brannan

Mr. Brannan is a sixth generation Floridian, having been born in Tampa, Fl. on September 27, 1955. He is a board certified civil trial lawyer, having represented both plaintiffs and defendants in various civil disputes. He was a member of the law firm of Dickinson and Gibbons from 1985 to 2005, and a shareholder from 1990 to 2005. As such Mr. Brannan has dealt with all manner of legal issues involving various aspects of the law. Mr. Brannan became certified as a mediator by the Florida Supreme Court in 1996. Since that time he has mediated over 5,000 cases involving many areas of civil law. Those areas include: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Automobile Accidents, Slip and Falls, Product Liability, Commercial Litigation, and Real Property Disputes. Mr. Brannan is also certified by the Federal Court Middle District of Florida, and is is a member of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators.

Contact Information

P.O. Box 2008
Sarasota, Florida 34230

Phone (941) 792-1695 - Scheduling
Cell (941) 356-1041
Fax (941) 925-3797


Stephen G. Brannan's Curriculum Vitae


  • Florida State University - Undergraduate B. S.
    1977 - B.A. Political Science
  • Memphis State School of Law - 1985

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for Middle District of Florida
  • Defense Research Institute
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Eleventh District
  • Sarasota County Bar Association
  • Sarasota-Bradenton Claims Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Inns of Court
  • Previously served as Vice Chairman of the 12th Judicial Grievance Committee
  • ABOTA Trial lawyer Section Florida Bar Association
  • Past President ABOTA of Sarasota
  • American college of Civil Trial Mediators Director 2010 - 2013
  • Board Certification: Civil Trial (1992)
  • A. V. Rated by Martin-Dale Hubbell
  • Certified Mediator by Florida Supreme Court (1996)
  • Certified Federal Court Mediator
  • Manasota Trial Lawyers Board


  • 1985 - 1990
    Associate, Dickinson, O'Riorden, Gibbons, Quale, Shields & Carlton, P. A.
  • 1990 - 2005
    Shareholder Dickinson & Gibbons, P. A.
  • 2005 - 2006
    Stephen G. Brannan, Esq. P. A.
  • 2006 - Present
    West Coast Mediators


  • Wife: Kamila Brannan
  • Children: Amanda, Annelie, Derek, Rachel, & Seth