...Susan Steakley-Garcia graduated from the University of South Florida in 1994 with a Bachelors Degree in Anthropology and Psychology and received a Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University School of Law in 1998.She
has been licensed to practice in the State of Florida since 1998. Steakley-Garcia joined Stiles, Taylor & Grace in June of 2001.Prior to joining the firm, she worked as an Assistant Public Defender for the 6th Judicial Circuit and as an Assistant State Attorney for Monroe County.
tenure as an Assistant State Attorney and Assistant Public Defender, she
tried numerous misdemeanor, felony and capital cases.Since leaving the public sector, she
has defended carriers on diverse liability matters including medical malpractice, PIP and nursing home claims. Steakley-Garcia is currently a Managing attorney for Stiles, Taylor & Grace's Miami office.Her
primary area of practice involves representing employers and insurance carriers in workers' compensation cases.