Stephen R. Moorhead


(850) 696-0438

(850) 477-0982

Steve is the founder and managing partner of Moorhead Real Estate Law Group. He is a sixth-generation Floridian and a long-time resident of Pensacola, having graduated from Woodham High School. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Auburn University and his Juris Doctorate from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

Steve has extensive experience in real estate litigation, real estate development, and all aspects of complex commercial real estate transactions. He has been involved with the Florida Bar’s Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Vice-Chair of its Real Property Problems Study Committee, Adjunct Professor in Real Property Law at Pensacola Junior College and the University of West Florida and a volunteer member of the Board of Directors for Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, Inc. He is currently a member of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, and Pensacola Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as General Counsel for both the Home Builders Association of West Florida, Inc., and Pensacola Habitat for Humanity, Inc.

Steve is rated the AV® Preeminent ™ by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected as a Florida Super Lawyer for over 10 years.


  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Board-Certified in Real Estate Law by The Florida Bar’s Committee on Education and Legal Specialization

Key Accomplishments

  • Florida Super Lawyer (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

Professional Associations

  • Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association
  • Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association’s Liaison with Real Estate Broker’s Committee (Member 1995-Present; Chair 1995-1996)
  • Florida Bar’s Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law (Executive Council 1996-1998)
  • Florida Bar’s Real Property Problems Study Committee (Member 1992-Present; Co-Chair 1996-1998)

Community Associations

  • Homebuilders Association of Northwest Florida, General Counsel
  • Pensacola Chamber of Commerce Member, Board of Directors
  • Pensacola Chamber of Commerce Member, Chair of Board of Directors (2017-2019)
  • National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • Pensacola Habitat for Humanity Member, Board of Directors (1988-1999, 2007-2011)
  • USO – Member of Executive Council and Board of Directors (1988-1992)


Staff Assistants

  • Nala Certified Paralegal, Florida Registered Paralegal – Heidi Yfremov
  • Florida Registered Paralegal – Andrea Bennett
  • Executive Assistant – Tina Stojak
  • Firm Administrator – Nikki Ingram