Stephen A. Mendel
The Mendel Law Firm, L.P.

1155 Dairy Ashford Rd Suite 104
Houston, TX 77079
TEL: (281) 759-3213

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About The Mendel Law Firm, L.P.

The Mendel Law Firm, L.P. is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Houston, TX, our mission is to provide residents of Houston and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Houston and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Stephen A. Mendel

Stephen A. Mendel is a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, a national organization that serves the needs of legal professionals whose practices focus on estate planning and asset protection. The Academy fosters excellence among its members and helps them deliver the highest possible service to their clients. Stephen A. Mendel provides a broad spectrum of strategies and planning tools that can accomplish very diverse goals.

Mr. Mendel is an attorney who focuses a substantial part of his practice on estate planning. Mr. Mendel’s guiding principle is to provide his clients with quality legal services tailored to each client’s specific needs and goals.

Mr. Mendel has been providing quality estate planning for Houston and surrounding area clients for many years. His firm helps numerous people who are concerned about protecting their families from the devastating legal effects of disability and death. The aim of the firm is to help you accomplish your estate planning goals and to take the mystery out of the planning process.

Specific services include, but are not necessarily limited to, design and preparation of wills & trusts, asset protection, use of family limited partnerships as part of the planning process, buy-sell agreements, business counseling, and succession of closely held, family owned businesses.


Mr. Mendel is a graduate of the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. He graduated with high honors and received recognition as a College Scholar. After practicing as an architect for several years, he attended South Texas College of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor, graduating summa cum laude. While there, he served as Executive Editor of the Law Journal and received substantial recognition for his academic and literary achievements.

Mr. Mendel was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1987, and is a member of the Houston Bar Association. Mr. Mendel also served two years as a briefing attorney for a U. S. District Court judge, and is a former associate of a nationally recognized law firm.


Steve and his family live in Houston, Texas. In his spare time, Steve enjoys coaching youth basketball. He also enjoys cycling, tennis, golf, water skiing, and snow skiing.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.