Stephen was born in Beaumont, Texas and received his BBA in Finance and Economics from the -University of Texas at Arlington. Stephen moved to San Antonio in 2010 to attend law school at St. Mary’s University School of Law, where he received his JD in 2013, graduating magna cum laude.
While in law school, Stephen was a Staff Writer for the St. Mary’s Law Journal and a member of the John M. Harlan Honor Society and Phi Delta Phi. Additionally, Stephen worked as a judicial intern at the Texas Fourth Court of Appeals and for the Honorable Xavier Rodriguez, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas.
Stephen was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2013 and the US District Court, Western District of Texas in 2014. He is a member of the San Antonio Young Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, and the State Bar of Texas.