Benjamin S. Walton


Email Address:

Phone: 512.472.0288

Location: Austin Office


A native Texan, Ben Walton obtained his B.A. in Christian Philosophy from Whitefield College (Lakeland, FL) in 2007. Ben graduated summa cum laude from Liberty University School of Law (Lynchburg, VA) in 2010. While in law school, Ben served as Editor-in-Chief of the Liberty University Law Review and received numerous advocacy awards in both local and national moot court tournaments. Before joining the Austin office of GERMER in 2014, Ben clerked for the Hon. Alice M. Batchelder (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit) and the Hon. William G. Petty (Court of Appeals of Virginia). Ben is a member of the State Bar of Texas and is admitted to practice in all state courts in Texas. Ben is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western, Southern, Northern, and Eastern Districts of Texas, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Additionally, he is a member of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, and the Defense Research Institute.

Ben practices in various areas of civil litigation in both state and federal court, including products liability, construction litigation, personal injury, and insurance defense.


Professional Background

  • Joined Germer Beaman & Brown in 2014
  • Law Clerk to Chief Judge Alice M. Batchelder, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2013
  • Law Clerk to Judge William G. Petty, Court of Appeals of Virginia, 2010-2012

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas – 2010
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • All Texas state courts
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Western, Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas


  • Liberty University School of Law
    • Juris Doctor, summa cum laude – 2010
    • Liberty University Law Review
      • Editor-in-Chief
  • Whitefield College
    • Bachelor of Arts – Christian Philosophy, summa cum laude – 2007

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association


  • Swing & Ballroom Dancing
  • Classical Piano
  • Biking


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