About Steven


Steven grew up in the mountains of northeast Georgia. He received a Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2012, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in History from the University of Georgia in 2008. He is licensed to practice and has litigated cases in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Georgia state and federal courts. In May 2017, he completed a Master of Laws (LLM) with concentration in Business Transactions from the University of Alabama School of Law.  



Steven is a trial attorney. With over seven years of substantive litigation experience, he has handled cases in various practice areas, including personal injury, general negligence, labor and employment, commercial litigation, ​insurance defense/coverage, general liability, eminent domain, state and federal workers' compensation, products liability, admiralty, estate/probate, family matters, and criminal defense. He has taken and defended depositions, argued motions in federal and state court, and chaired jury trials. 



  • Jury verdict for $1.05 million against State Farm insured. Prior to trial, State Farm only offered $20,000 for client with permanent cervical spine injury that required surgery.
  • Successfully resolved tractor-trailer collision on I-16 in Macon for $1,600,000 for permanently injured client. Before a lawsuit was instituted, the insurance company's top offer was $400,000. 
  • Recovered $380,000 for a road worker hit by distracted driver in Louisiana. The insurance company denied liability before the lawsuit was filed.
  • Recovered $200,000 for an injured worker and obtained proper medical treatment and benefits in denied Georgia worker's compensation claim.   
  • Lead counsel for personal injury jury trial which resulted in a verdict over $50,000 for deserving client. The insurance company's top offer was $7,000.
  • Jury verdict of $26,000. Before trial, insurance company's highest offer was $7,600. 
  • Overturned a trial court twice on appeal to the Mississippi Supreme Court in a real estate dispute over private use of eminent domain in Mississippi.  High v. Kuhn, 191 So.3d 113 (Miss. 2016); High v. Kuhn, 240 So.3d 1198 (Miss. 2017). 
  • Obtained judgment as a matter of law against employer for violations of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act in Mississippi federal court. Wolfe v. Tobacco Express, II, Inc., 26 F.Supp.3d 560 (S.D. Miss. 2014).