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About me

I have two passions in life:  the law, and my family.  I work hard for all of my clients whether they are individuals or companies.  I also have four children, for whom I have coached various sports.


Languages spoken: German, English

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Business: 40%
  3. Medical Malpractice: 15%
  4. Limited Liability Company (LLC): 5%



Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (2%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • David A Bowling

    I endorse this lawyer. Stephen is a brilliant attorney with excellent advocacy and trial skills.


    David Bowling Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Philip W. Thomas

    Stephen and I represented co-defendants in a major products liability case. Stephen is smart, hard-working, honest, professional and collegial to work with. I would not hesitate to hire Stephen as a lawyer or recommend him to others.


    Philip Thomas Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

P.O. Box 1407
Pascagoula, MS, 39567

800 Woodlands Parkway
Suite 107
Ridgeland, MS, 39157



ALAuthorized to practice law199411/11/2015
MSAuthorized to practice law199311/11/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Student Bar President AwardTulane Law School1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Municipal Judge - Pro TemCity of Pascagoula, Mississippi2007 - Present
ShareholderHeidelberg, Steinberger, Colmer & Burrow, PA1993 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mississippi Bar, Medical-Legal CommitteeMember2007 - 2008
American Inns of CourtMember2006 - Present
Mississippi Bar, Technology CommitteeMember2005 - Present
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember2004 - Present
Mississippi Bar, Business Law SectionMember2002 - Present
Jackson County Bar AssociationN/A1993 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hood ex rel. State Tobacco Litigation v. Governor Haley BarbourSupreme Court affirmed judgment for client
Scruggs, Millette, Bozeman & Dent, P.A. v. Merkel & Cocke, P.A.Chancery Court decision for Defendant affirmed
Mosher v. Smith Homes, Inc. et alDirected Verdict for Client
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarRecent Trends and Developments in Mississippi LLCs2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Georgetown UniversityN/ABSFS1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
LLCs: From Formation to Special UsesRecent Trends and Developments in LLCs2010
Medicine on the BeachBusiness Law for the Practicing Physician/Provider2007
Confidentiality of Medical Records in MississippiHIPAA/Privacy2003