Stephen P. Heuston

Stephen P. Heuston

Melbourne, Florida

Stephen P. Heuston is Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates. Mr. Heuston practices solely in the areas of estate and trust administration; tax planning; and litigation related to estates and trusts. Mr. Heuston also represents numerous charitable organizations with regard to estate and trust matters and related litigation.

Mr. Heuston was born and raised in the state of Washington. He attended the University of Washington in Seattle and graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. After receiving his undergraduate degree, he moved to Washington, D.C. to work for the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives as a Legislative Assistant for various members. In his last position with the House of Representatives, he assisted the member with economic, budget and tax issues, including the complete revision of the United States Internal Revenue Code in 1986.

Mr. Heuston entered the George Washington University National Law Center in 1986 and received his law degree in 1989. While attending the National Law Center, Mr. Heuston was selected as a member of the George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics and his Note was chosen for publication.

Following law school, Mr. Heuston practiced for three years with the Washington, D.C. office of a Baltimore law firm and worked in that firm's Trusts and Estates department in the areas of probate, tax and estate planning. Mr. Heuston married a Vero Beach native and was easily persuaded to move to Brevard County, Florida in 1993. Mr. Heuston is married and has two adult children.

Areas of Practice

  • Administration of Estates and Trusts
  • Representing Charitable Organizations in Estate and Trust Matters
  • Probate and Trust Litigation
  • Estate and Tax Planning
  • Taxation of Descendant's Estates

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates, 1997

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1993
  • Maryland, 1989
  • District of Columbia, 1990


  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1989
    • Law Journal: George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics, Member, 1987 - 1989
  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    • B.A. - 1982
    • Major: Business Administration

Honors and Awards

  • Florida Trend Legal Elite
  • Florida Super Lawyer
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Trust Law Committee, Executive Council
  • The Florida Bar, Probate and Trust Litigation Committee, Member
  • Brevard County Estate Planning Council, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver, Associate, 1989 - 1993
  • United States Senate, Legislative Assistant
  • United States House of Representatives, Legislative Assistant