Dennis Sullivan is a shareholder with Stepp & Sullivan, P.C. in Houston. His trial practice has an emphasis in civil litigation, including representation of companies and individuals in ownership and property division contests and of individuals injured by the negligence of others, including catastrophic injuries and those harmed by nursing home neglect.

Dennis has litigated or tried cases in all four federal districts of Texas, as well as federal and state courts in Texas, California, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, California, Florida, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Illinois. He has also successfully represented clients before administrative offices and courts and administrative appeal boards. He has successfully represented clients on numerous occasions before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Dennis is a member of the Texas Bar Association and is licensed to practice before Texas State Courts, as well as Federal Courts in the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He received his BBA in finance in 1988 from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. He also attended St. Mary’s University Law School where he received his Juris Doctor degree in 1991. In 1991 through 1992, he was the briefing attorney for the Honorable Charles Bliel, Sixth Court of Appeals, Texas.

Dennis has been dedicated to assisting his clients since 1992, after having served as a briefing attorney to the Sixth Court of Appeals-Texas. He has over 25 years of experience in cases involving civil litigation matters, including corporate and individual ownership and property division disputes, contractual disputes, will disputes and estate allocation disagreements, personal injuries, nursing home neglect matters, and Jones Act, offshore injuries, longshoreman injuries, as well as catastrophic injuries resulting from aviation accidents, trucking accidents, and other personal injury and death matters.

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  • St. Mary’s University School of Law
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1991
  • St. Mary’s University
    • B.B.A., Finance, 1988

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas State Courts
  • Federal Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • International Propeller Club, Port of Houston, President 2011-2014
  • International Propeller Club, Port of Houston, Board Member 2008-2014
  • Boy Scouts of America – Scoutmaster
  • Knights of Columbus

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