Stew Schmella's ProfileStew Schmella
Stew Schmella has practiced law in Texas since 2001. As a civil trial lawyer, Stew has handled a wide variety of cases on both sides of the docket, including personal injury cases, commercial cases, employment cases, insurance matters, and toxic torts.Stew has worked with a wide variety of individuals and businesses in civil disputes, including financial institutions, insurance carriers, legal and engineering professionals, and other businesses, large and small.
Stew came to Houston in 1994 to attend Rice University. Stew earned his bachelor's degree in political science from Rice in 1998. Following college, Stew attended the University of Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2001.
Stew is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution sections of the State Bar of Texas and Houston Bar Association. Stew is also a member of the Texas Association of Mediators and the College of the State Bar of Texas.
Stew volunteers at the Dispute Resolution Center of Harris County. Stew also volunteers to assist United States veterans through the Veterans Legal Initiative and the HBA Veterans Legal Clinic. Stew also speaks to schools and community groups as a member of the Houston Speakers Bureau.
Stew enjoys movies, cooking, and baseball. Stew is also a member of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).
Stew makes his home in Houston with his wife, Sam, and their two dogs, Diego and Molly.