Stephanie Balcazar, is a dedicated attorney who takes a client-centered approach to all cases, understanding the importance of listening to each client and zealously representing them.
Originally born in Atlanta, Georgia, Attorney Balcazar spent most of her years in Florida, where she attended one of the top best U.S. colleges for a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, the University of South Florida. She then attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School where she earned her Juris Doctor degree and was Vice Chief for the Moot Court Team where she gained extensive knowledge and training in appeals.
Additionally, while attending law , she worked full time as a Contracts Manager for a $214 million non – profit that handled various programs from substance abuse and mental health to guardianship. She also worked diligently with the Children and Family Services Program and Immigration. Once she became licensed, she became an In-House Counsel helping with employment issues, contract disputes, and defending Head Start/ Early Head Start violations.
Before joining the CSK team, Stephanie worked as a criminal defense attorney and gained extensive training in trial and negotiations. She handled a variety of cases with many cases ending up with a dismissal and was able to get many cases dropped before any formal charges were filed. She took several matters to trial with a not guilty verdict and handled a variety of cases ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies.