At Heintz & Becker, our lawyers have been successfully resolving cases for clients in the Bradenton-Sarasota area for more than 30 years. We handle car, truck and motorcycle injury accidents, as well as cases involving other forms of negligence.
Insurance companies are looking after their interests, not yours. If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury because of someone else’s negligence, or if you have lost a family member due to the negligence of another, it is important to hire a lawyer whom you can rely on to look out for your needs now and in the years to come. To schedule a free, no-obligation consultation call our injury law firm at 941-748-2916. To serve you better, we have offices conveniently located in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida.
Hire Top-Rated Civil Trial Attorneys to Fight For You
We are prepared to stand by you no matter what your legal need. In addition to representing clients in motor vehicle accidents and personal injury claims, we handle the following:
Drunk Driving Accidents
Bad Faith Insurance
We are more than personal injury lawyers. We are members of your community who are dedicated to helping you get the compensation you deserve.
When you choose Heintz & Becker to handle your personal injury case, you will receive hands-on representation directly from an experienced attorney. Our attorneys — Steven E. Heintz, David S. Becker, Danielle Lindauer and Eric D. Bruce — all have perfect 10.0 ratings on AVVO, the top legal review site. In addition, Steven E. Heintz and David S. Becker have perfect 5.0 AV peer review ratings* through Martindale-Hubbell, among other honors and awards.
Call Our Car Accident Attorneys For A Free Consultation
At Heintz & Becker, there are no fees or costs for our representation unless we get results. To discuss your case with a Sarasota personal injury attorney, call us at 941-748-2916 or send us an e-mail. If you are unable to come to us, we can come to you.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Steven E. Heintz
Areas of Practice
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certified Legal Specialties
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, The Florida Bar
Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board Certified Civil Pre-Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
J.D. - 1980
University of South Florida
Manatee Junior College
Florida Evidence, Lawyers Cooperative, 1996
Collecting Personal Injury Damages from Property Damage Coverage, Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Honors and Awards
AV-Rated Awarded by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory
The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Lawyers
AV Preeminent Rating
Professional Associations and Memberships
Florida Justice Association, Member, President's Club
American Association for Justice
Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
Personal injury attorney Steven E. Heintz is the founding partner at Heintz & Becker. He grew up in Bradenton and has degrees from Manatee Junior College and the University of South Florida. Before attending law school, he was a private investigator. He received his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University College of Law in 1980. Admitted to the Florida Bar in 1980, Mr. Heintz worked in the Public Defender’s office in Bradenton and the State Attorney’s office in West Palm Beach. For the last 25 years, he’s been exclusively representing catastrophic personal injury and accident victims.
Mr. Heintz is a board certified, civil trial specialist by both the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy and also has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, an honor granted only to the state’s top attorneys.
Mr. Heintz is also AV-rated and has the AV Preeminent rating – the highest possible ratings awarded by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory. He is a member of the President’s Club of the Florida Justice Association, an active member of the American Association for Justice and a proud supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
Proudly serving Bradenton and Sarasota area clients, personal injury attorney Steven E. Heintz is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership is limited to trial lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional skill, experience and excellence in litigation by obtaining a trial verdict, award or settlement in the amount of one million dollars or more. He authored a chapter in Florida Evidence that was published by Lawyers Cooperative in 1996. He is also a Master in the American Inns of Court and has lectured at continuing education seminars attended by other attorneys.
Hobbies – Coaching youth football, fishing and traveling.