Stephen A. Mendel (Houston, Texas)

Stephen A. Mendel

Licensed for 29 years

Practice Area: Family Limited Partnerships, Asset Protection, Admiralty and Maritime Law 20 more areas of practice + 20 more

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Member at firm The Mendel Law Firm, L.P.

Stephen A. Mendel

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Houston, TX view address

Partner at firm The Mendel Law Firm, L.P.

Serving Houston, TX view address

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Awards AV Preeminent

About Stephen A. Mendel

Registered Architect, Texas. Licensed Real Estate Broker, Texas. Briefing Attorney, U.S. District Court, Judge Hugh Gibson, Southern District of Texas, Galveston Division 1987-1989. Co-Author, "Guiding Those Left Behind," 2006. Contributing Author: "Total Wealth Management," 2004; "Love, Money & Control," 2002; "Strictly Business," 2002. Co-Author: "Recent Court Decisions in Admiralty Law: 1990-1991," presented to the Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association; "Recent Decisions in Admiralty Law: 1992-1993". Author, "Negligent Infliction of Mental Distress Upon A Bystander In Texas," 26 S. Tex. L.J. 305, 1985. Faculty Member, College of Technology, University of Houston, Central Campus, 1981-1987 (taught co...

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Registered Architect, Texas. Licensed Real Estate Broker, Texas. Briefing Attorney, U.S. District Court, Judge Hugh Gibson, Southern District of Texas, Galveston Division 1987-1989. Co-Author, "Guiding Those Left Behind," 2006. Contributing Author: "Total Wealth Management," 2004; "Love, Money & Control," 2002; "Strictly Business," 2002. Co-Author: "Recent Court Decisions in Admiralty Law: 1990-1991," presented to the Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association; "Recent Decisions in Admiralty Law: 1992-1993". Author, "Negligent Infliction of Mental Distress Upon A Bystander In Texas," 26 S. Tex. L.J. 305, 1985. Faculty Member, College of Technology, University of Houston, Central Campus, 1981-1987 (taught courses on construction contract documents; voted 1985 Teacher of the Year by the Students in Construction Related Industries).

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 11/01/13

    I first met Steve at a seminar on estate planning 20 years ago. He impressed me with his expertise and demeanor. I since used him for my personal wills and estate plann... Read more

    I first met Steve at a seminar on estate planning 20 years ago. He impressed me with his expertise and demeanor. I since used him for my personal wills and estate planning. He is knowledgeable, personable, responsive, and very reasonably priced. I frequently recommend him to others and have heard nothing but good things from everyone I've sent his way.

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  • 1.0/5.0 by a Small Business on 06/18/13

    Awful experience overall. He never followed on any of the traced strategies that would have made our case an open/close case, and let the case evolve all against us by no... Read more

    Awful experience overall. He never followed on any of the traced strategies that would have made our case an open/close case, and let the case evolve all against us by not doing anything agreed on the expensive meetings regarding the case, at the end we end up paying not only the amount that we got sue for but also both attorneys expenses, a total of 200% of the amount in dispute. We contacted the Houston Bar for mediation and he declined any participation. We would never personally recommend hi

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      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1987, Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Texas and U.S. Supreme Court
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      South Texas College of Law
      Class of 1986
      J.D.
      summa cum laude
      University Attended
      University of Texas
      Class of 1977
      B. Arch.
      with high honors
      Birth Information
      Born in 1953
      Galveston, Texas, December 23, 1953
      Associations & Memberships
      Houston Bar Association
      State Bar of Texas.

      Areas of Law

      • Family Limited Partnerships
      • Asset Protection
      • Admiralty and Maritime Law
      • Estate Planning
      • Contracts
      • Commercial Real Estate
      • Residential Real Estate
      • Collections
      • Commercial Litigation
      • Consumer Law
      • Construction Law
      • Contract Fraud
      • Contract Litigation
      • Labor and Employment
      • Personal Injury
      • Mediation
      • Arbitration
      • Business Planning
      • Wills
      • Trust Law
      • Trust Administration
      • Probate
      • Trusts and Estates