Rory S. Stein
Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., University of Miami, 1975
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1978
Rory S. Stein began his legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in Miami, Florida, assigned to the Appellate Division. In that capacity, he represented indigent defendants on direct appeal and post-conviction proceedings in appellate courts in the State and Federal systems. In 1980, Mr. Stein joined Leib, Popper, Mackoul and Martinez, P.A., a firm that specialized in commercial, family, and criminal practice, as a litigation associate. The following year, Mr. Stein re-joined the Public Defender’s Office in the Appellate Division. In 1985, he transferred to the Trial Division and worked as a felony trial attorney, a training attorney and a major crimes attorney. As an adjunct professor at St. Thomas University School of Law, Mr. Stein has taught Criminal Procedure and Trial Practice. He has also taught at the Prosecutor/Public Defender Trial Practice Institute, sponsored by The Florida Bar, and at Defender College, sponsored by the Florida Public Defender Association.