Stephen A. Mendel

Attorney in Houston, TX
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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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
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Contract Fraud
  • Contract Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Personal Injury
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Business Planning
  • Wills
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate


Overall Client Rating

in Trusts and Estates and General Practice
3.0 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
Quality of Service
Value for Money

  • Data based on 2 reviews
  • Last reviewed on 11/01/13
Posted by a Consumer on 11/01/13
5.0 out of 5.0
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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Posted by a Small Business on 06/18/13
1.0 out of 5.0
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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Experience & Credentials



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

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  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Law School Attended

    South Texas College of Law
    Class of 1986
    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.

    Contact Information


    281-759-3213 Call Now

    Office Information
    Stephen A. Mendel
     1155 Dairy Ashford, Suite 104,
    Houston, TX 77079


    The Mendel Law Firm, L.P. (Houston, Texas)

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