Jad Stepp is the managing shareholder of Stepp & Sullivan, P.C., a Houston-based firm that focuses on probate and elder law matters, as well as estate planning, personal injury, aviation, and maritime litigation. 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:

  • Probate and elder law
  • Numerous negotiations for individuals and businesses regarding contract
    and business disputes
  • Over 1,500 single personal injury/death cases
  • 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

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.

If you need an attorney in Houston,
contact Stepp & Sullivan, P.C. at (713) 336-7200 today.


  • St. Mary’s University School of Law
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence 1980
  • University of Texas
    • B.A. 1978

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

Honors & Accolades

  • AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubble® for 35 years
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • 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 by and published by Legal
    Media Group) 2016 – Present, Aviation
  • Approved Guardian and Attorney Ad Litem

Professional Memberships

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

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