To take a break from his legal work, Richmond Lawyer Stephen Harper likes to take his car for a spin through the countryside.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and the University of Richmond Law School, Stephen has been practicing law since 1995. He specializes in handling workers’ compensation cases.
He is an active member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA), the Richmond Bar Association and the American Association of Justice (AAJ). He serves on the board of governors of both VTLA and WILG. He is the past chair of the workers’ compensation section for VTLA. In Stephen’s first four years of practice, he tried approximately three dozen personal injury jury trials to a conclusion. Since then he has had hundreds of bench trials and dozens more personal injury trials.
Stephen has tried hundreds of workers’ compensation cases and also taken his client cases to the highest Virginia courts handling workers’ compensation cases, including the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia on numerous occasions. He has been involved in numerous cases setting significant precedents in the area of workers’ compensation law.