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Jad Stepp

Jad Stepp is the Managing Shareholder of Stepp & Sullivan, P.C., a Houston-based firm that focuses on family, personal injury and business litigation, as well as Probate, Elder Law and Guardianship.  He is also certified by the State of Texas in mediation which is a fine option to settle conflicts for those who do not wish to go to trial over their disputes.  For over 35 years he has been trying lawsuits in both federal and state court and has been the lead trial lawyer in complex litigation in many areas.

Jad has been the trial or lead trial attorney in a wide variety of cases, including:

  • Divorce, foreign divorce, child custody, and spousal support
  • Probate, fiduciary abuse, fraud, and altered wills, trusts and documents
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Over 2000 single personal injury/death cases
  • Industrial and ship explosions involving multiple injuries and deaths
  • Death of 9 passengers aboard Lan Chili flight in South America
  • Death and injury to approximately 131 passengers in Tan Sasha crash in Honduras
  • Death of the crew involved in the Concorde crash in Paris, France
  • Collision and toxic exposure to over 20,000 Plaintiff’s in Port Arthur, Texas
  • Collision and pollution damage to 1,200 Plaintiffs in Galveston, Texas
  • Numerous injury and death cases arising out of catastrophic fixed wing
    and helicopter accidents in the United States, Mexico, Central, and South America
  • Business litigation involving a variety of issues both nationally and internationally
  • Contract disputes.

Jad is a graduate of the University of Texas and St. Mary’s School of Law. He clerked for the Honorable Owen Cox and Honorable Hayden Head, Jr. in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Jad is licensed to practice in adjoining and federal courts of Texas, the United States Supreme Court, and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Jad is an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubble, has a 10 Rating by AVVO, has been named by his peers for the past 15 years to Who’s Who Legal in Aviation and Chairs the Board Certification Committee for the Texas State Bar Section of Aviation.

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Honors & Accolades

  • AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubble® for 35 years
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member, Elder Counsel
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member, Texas Guardianship Association
  • Member of the Litigation Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Who’s Who Legal (Peer chosen- Research conducted by and published
    by Law Business Research, Ltd.) 2005 – Present, Aviation Law
  • Who’s Who Legal (Peer chosen- Research conducted by and published
    by Law Business Research, Ltd.) 2015 – 2017, Transportation Law
  • Expert Guides (Peer chosen- Research conducted and published by Legal Media Group) 2016 – Present, Aviation
  • Approved Guardian and Attorney Ad Litem - Texas


  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • University of Texas, B.A.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas (1981)
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • US District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • State Bar of Texas, Real Estate Probate and Trust Law (REPTL) Section, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Aviation Section
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