by Nancy Kinnally
ORLANDO, Fla. — Lakeland attorney Stephen R. Senn has been appointed by The Florida Bar to serve a three-year term on the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization that works on behalf of Florida’s legal profession to expand access to justice.
Board certified in appellate practice, Senn is a shareholder with Peterson & Myers, P.A., where his practice includes appeals and federal litigation, as well as employment and business disputes. Senn earned his bachelorâ€™s and juris doctorate degrees at Florida State University. Senn joined the board of Florida Rural Legal Services in 1998 and served as its president for three years. A founding member of the board of directors of the Florida Equal Justice Center, Senn also served as that organizationâ€™s president for three years.
He has been a member of the 10th Circuit Pro Bono Committee since 1999 and has had an active pro bono practice throughout his 20-year career. Senn said his interest in serving The Florida Bar Foundation stems from his continued commitment to “shrinking the justice gap.”
Senn, a Florida Bar Foundation Fellow, began his term July 1.