Stephen Cordes


281-970-4545 ext. 157

Stephen graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Business. While pursuing his degree, Stephen interned two summers with ReedHycalog, where he did patent research related to oil field drilling systems and components.

After graduating from Texas A&M University, Stephen attended the University of Houston Law Center. As a law student, Stephen served as an Associate Editor for the Houston Law Review and as the President of the Christian Legal Society. His honors in law school include induction into the Order of the Barons and into the Order of the Coif. In May 2011, he graduated magna cum laude from the Law Center and subsequently passed the July 2011 Texas Bar exam.

Stephen joined Fletcher Yoder as an associate in September 2011 after clerking for the firm the previous summer. Stephen’s practice focuses on industrial systems, manufacturing equipment, sensors, various types of engines and motors, and personal electronic devices.   Stephen is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

In his free time, Stephen enjoys hiking, football, playing soccer, cooking, and learning about food.


  • B.S., Texas A&M University, 2008, Mechanical Engineering
  • J.D., University of Houston, 2011