L. Stephen O’Hearn, Jr.
Of Counsel

L. Stephen O’Hearn, Jr. is of counsel to the firm. His practice focuses on representing lenders in consumer bankruptcy matters, real estate transactions and loan default servicing. Steve has practiced law in Savannah for over 20 years. In addition to the practice of law, Steve has served as Staff Attorney to Judge Charles Mikell of the Superior Court of Chatham County, District Counsel to U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston and Social Studies Department Chairman on the faculty at Benedictine Military School.


  • University of Virginia (B.A., International Relations and History, 1989)
  • George Mason University School of Law, (J.D., 1994)

Court Admissions and Memberships

  • Georgia State and Superior Courts
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • United States District Court – Southern, Middle and Northern Districts
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Savannah Bar Association

Bar and Community Activities

  • Member – Advisory Committee for the Drafting of the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia (2017)
  • Panelist – State Bar of Georgia Consumer and Business Bankruptcy Seminar (2018) – Informal Objections and Standing to Object to Confirmation and Plan Modification
  • Rotary Club of Savannah
  • Eagle Scout – Boy Scouts of America
  • Competed in Triathlon and Duathlon World Championships in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, France and North America