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Stephen D. Koehler

Stephen D. Koehler

Practice areas:

Litigation, Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Construction & Development, Landlord & Tenant, Criminal Defense, Lawsuits & Disputes, Foreclosure, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

Stephen David Koehler earned his Bachelor of Science in English and Computer Science degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1987 and his Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1991. Mr. Koehler joined the firm in 2012 after owning his own firm since 1999. Mr. Koehler is admitted to practice in the State Courts of North Carolina, and in North Carolina's Middle and Western United States District Courts.


Mr. Koehler has handled and tried cases in almost every area of business and tort litigation. Mr. Koehler has handled major cases involving General Civil Litigation including Contract Disputes, Construction Law, Collections, Commercial Landlord-Tenant conflicts, Appellate Practice Employment Law, Wage and Hour Act, Trade Secret and Non-Compete Disputes, Consumer Fraud, Personal Injury, Condemnation and Zoning Disputes, Products Liability, Criminal Defense, Automobile Negligence and Premises Liability as well as Workers Compensation. He is a Court-certified Mediator and Arbitrator.


An active trial attorney, Mr. Koehler tried four cases to jury verdict in 2011, winning each one for his clients. He has successfully argued landmark cases before the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Industrial Commission.


Mr. Koehler is an active member of the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, The North Carolina Bar Association, the Mecklenburg Bar and the North Carolina State Bar.


When not practicing law, Mr. Koehler is a high school and college sports official, refereeing football, lacrosse, and volleyball. He lives in Matthews, North Carolina with his wife of 25 years, and three sons.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Litigation: 20%
    23 years
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
    23 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
    6 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    6 years
  5. Other: 45%
  6. More 



Hourly ($300-350/hour), Contingent (25-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • William P. Bray

    Steve Koehler has been a well-respected attorney in the Charlotte community for years. His is known as an honest, diligent and hard-working advocate on behalf of his clients. As a fellow attorney in the community, I strongly endorse Steve Koehler.


    William Bray Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • H. Landis Wade Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Steve represented an individual shareholder in a case where I represented the company. The case involved much negotiation to reach a mutually acceptable solution and Steve was professional and courtesy throughout the process.


    H. Wade Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Koehler & Associates

13850 Ballantyne Corporate Place
Suite 500
Charlotte, NC, 28277




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
Union County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeN/AN/A
Mecklenburg County BarN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawN/AJuris Doctor1991