Stephen was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on July 16, 1984. He was an Eagle Scout, attended Our Lady Queen of Heaven School, and graduated from Alfred M. Barbe High School.Stephen received a Bachelor of Science in General Business Administration, summa cum laude, from the E. J. Ourso School of Business at Louisiana State University in 2006. He received his Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU in 2009; he received a CALI Award for achieving the highest grade in Louisiana Civil Procedure. Stephen was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 2009, and is working in our Business Section.Stephen is married to Jessica Fontenot Polito, and they have two children. They are members of Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting and spending time with friends and family.