Stephen focuses his practice on construction and general civil defense litigation. His clients include construction companies, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals. Before joining JSH, Stephen gained legal experience by working at a Post-Conviction Clinic as a Rule 38 Certified Student Attorney, as a legal extern for the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, and as a summer law clerk at a litigation law firm in New Mexico.
During law school, Stephen spent two years as an Advocate for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. In the 2018 Vis East Moot Competition in Hong Kong, his team was one of eight to reach the Quarterfinals, and individually, Stephen achieved a top 10 ranking out of 243 advocates, as well as earned an Honorable Mention for Best Oral Advocate. In his third year of law school, Stephen was a Student Body Associate Representative and an ASU Law Cappella Representative.
While pursuing his undergraduate degree in Marketing at Texas A&M University, Stephen achieved a Certificate in Leadership Study and Development, and was a member of the Corps of Cadets ROTC Program from 2008-2012.
In his spare time, Stephen plays the bass, and enjoys boxing and playing on the firm’s softball team.
Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, J.D., 2018
Texas A&M University, B.B.A., Marketing, 2013
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona