Stephen Talmadge PHD,JD 

Baker Act Assistance Florida

About Stephen Talmadge PhD, JD
Experience:
License, Reccomendations & Affiliation
LCDR (retired) Dr. Stephen Alfred Talmadge, Jr. was awarded a Ph.D. in psychology in 1989, after which he served as a licensed clinical psychologist during his 20 year career in the Navy. In 1997, he became a Diplomate in Forensic Psychology, performing evaluations and testifying in military proceedings for all services, worldwide.

Prior to becoming an associate attorney at a private law firm,  Steve was employed by a public defender, working on cases that involved involuntary commitment in psychiatric facilities. Steve was selected as a law clerk at a U. S. Attorney’s office during law school. 
Steve is licensed by the Florida Bar, is a recommended attorney of the Citizen’s Commission on Human Rights of Florida, and mentalhealthrights.org,  and volunteers weekly at a general hospital that does not have a Baker Act receiving facility.
Steve is published in both psychological and legal journals.
Our Reviews:
  1. Responsive attorney with results! Mr. Talmadge helped us with a very sensitive situation and immediately provided us with relief with his knowledge and confidence. At every point along the way he was in touch with us with advice and taking action. He delivered as promised and we strongly recommend him.
    -Kathryn, May 12, 2016
  2. I recently used the legal services of Stephen Talmadge. I was extremely pleased with his services and results. Mr. Talmadge diligence, expertise, communication and fees were excellent. He was a guiding light through a difficult time.
    -Geoff, November 16, 2015
  3. Experience, Professional and Courteous Attorney Talmadge was very knowledgable and helpful when he took our case. He was up to date on the law and the procedures to follow through. He gave excellent advice and I would definitely use him again. His honesty and integrity were a big plus too!
    -Sherry, August 12, 2012
  4. This man is truly professional. He provided help when my family needed it the most. Thank you dr Talmadge.
    Anonymous, March 27, 2017