Stephen G. Scholl

Stephen G. Scholl - Attorney


Stephen G. Scholl has practiced law for 43 years. Before joining The Freeman Law Firm, he was a trial partner at firms in Houston, Texas and Kansas City, Missouri. He has also taught trial advocacy as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston Law Center, as well as the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Mr. Scholl has handled hundreds of cases involving business disputes in industries that include construction, real estate, manufacturing, insurance, transportation and oil and gas. Steve has represented clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts. He has tried over 100 cases to verdict and handled dozens of appeals. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Scholl received his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Missouri and his Juris Doctorate from University of Missouri–Columbia Law School. Steve’s wife, Debbie, owns a successful retail business. They are the proud parents of one daughter who resides in New York City.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Contract Litigation
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Business Dispute Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1973
  • Texas, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas


  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • J.D. – 1973
    • Honors: Member, Missouri Law Review
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
    • B.B.A. – 1970

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubble Peer Review

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • University of Houston Law Center, Adjunct Professor, 1988 – 1996
  • Texas Commission for Lawyer Discipline, Special Counsel, 1995 – 1997
  • Popham, Popham, Conway, Sweeny & Fremont, 1973-1978
  • Linde Thomson Fairchild, Langworthy, Kohn & VanDyke, 1978-1986
  • Dotson Babcock & Scofield, 1986-1990
  • Hirsch & Westheimer 1990-2001