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Stephen Harrison  has practiced construction law for 29 years representing contractors, owners, design professionals, and construction lenders in complex litigation and arbitration. He has been repeatedly selected as one of Texas’ “Super Lawyers” in Construction Law by Thomson & Rueters publishers of Texas Monthly Magazine; as one of Tarrant County’s “Elite Attorneys” by the Fort Worth Business Press; and as one of Fort Worth’s “Top Attorneys” by the Fort Worth Magazine.    Mr. Harrison graduated from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law (with honors) in 1982, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review and Phi Delta Phi legal honor fraternity. He has served as a mediator and as an arbitrator in numerous construction law disputes, and is a frequent lecturer on construction law topics.  For his service to the construction industry, Mr. Harrison received the Service/Integrity/Responsibility Award in 1990 from the Associated General Contractors of America, Fort Worth Chapter.  Mr. Harrison earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1974 from the University of Texas at Arlington, where he was a member of Chi Epsilon and Tau Beta Pi, engineering honor fraternities.  He has been a licensed professional engineer since 1977.  Prior to attending law school, Mr. Harrison was a practicing engineer and a principal shareholder and officer of a leading local consulting engineering firm. He is a member of the Construction Law Section of the Texas Bar Association.  Mr. Harrison was a past director of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers.  He was certified in Commercial Real Estate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization from 1988 through 2008.


Practice areas


  1. Construction & Development: 95%
  2. Government: 5%



Hourly ($375/hour)

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  • Brett Dosher Lamb

    Steve is a tough, well-informed, but honorable advocate. Steve possesses detailed knowledge and deep experience with construction disputes. I would highly recommend Steve to any party looking for good lawyer.


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  • Thomas E. Myers

    I endorse this lawyer. Stephen is technically knowledgeable, always well prepared, and does a good job advocating for his contractor clients.


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Contact info

Harrison& Steck, P.C.

1100 Sinclair Bldg.
512 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX, 76102


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198210/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super lawyerThompson Reuters2012
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2012
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2011
Super lawyerThomson Reuters2011
Super LawyerThompson Reuters2010
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2010
Super lawyerThompson Reuters2009
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2009
Super LawyerThompson Reuters2008
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2008
Attorneys of ExcellenceFort Worth Business Press2007
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2007
Super LawyerThompson Reuters2007
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2006
Super lawyerThompson Reuters2006
Attorneys of ExcellenceFort Worth Business Press2006
Attorneys of ExcelleceFort Worth Business Press2005
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2005
Super LawyerThompson Rueters2005
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2004
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2003
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2002
Top AttorneyFort Worth Magazine2001
S.I.R. AwardAssociated General Contractors of America, Fort Worth Chapter1990
AV RatedMartindale HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHarrison Steck, P.C.1997 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honor FraternityMember1981 - Present
Texas Law ReviewPst Member1980 - 1982
Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor AssociationMember1971 - Present
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Construction Law Section, State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Tarrant County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
TEXO, The Construction AssociationIndustry MemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Law ReviewInterstate Transfer of Water1981
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Texas System, ArlingtonCivil EngineeringOther - Bachelors1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lien & Bond Claim SeminarMechanic's Liens & Bond Claims2011
Annual Convention of ASPELegal Issues in Construction Today2010
SeminarConstruction Contracts, The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly2008
SeminarLegal Issues for Contractors2006
SeminarLiability Issues in Roofing2005
64th Annual Convention TSACase Studies & Legal Issues of Mold2003
SeminarDevelopments in Construction Contract Procurement2002
Continuing Educaion SeminarConstruction Contracts & Contract Liabilities2002
Continuing Edcation SeminarProfessional Liability in Mold Litigation2002
Continuing Education SeminarIndemnities & Warranties1997
Annual ConventionConstruction Law Update1997
Annual Construction Law SeminarDiscovery in Construction Cases1997
58th Annual Meeting TSALegal Impact of Electronic Transfer of Plans1997
Annual Convention TBB, AGCAre you the Low Bidder?1992
Annual Convention TBB, AGCPerilous Provisions in Construction Contracts1988