Lawrence L. Germer

Principal


Email Address: llgermer@germer.com

Phone: 409.654.6700

Location: Beaumont Office

Overview

Larry Germer is a trial lawyer who has defended clients in major cases in all areas of litigation. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1963 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 1966, he received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, graduating in the top 5% of his class. He is listed in past and current editions of The Best Lawyers in America and has been recognized as a “Texas Super Lawyer” annually since 2003 as published in Texas Monthly Magazine. Larry is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Texas, all Texas state courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. For over 30 years, Larry has handled a heavy civil docket defending corporations and insurance companies in all types of cases, including significant personal injury suits and major commercial cases involving contract, antitrust, class action and public utility issues. He has been active in insurance coverage lawsuits and has published an article dealing with conflicts problems in the insured/insurance company relationship. In recent years, he has been involved in major patent litigation. Larry is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a member of the Jefferson County Bar Association. Larry has served on the Commission for Lawyer Discipline, a twelve-member board responsible for the grievance process for the State Bar of Texas. As a long-term member of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Larry has served on the board as an officer of that organization. He is a past Director of the State Bar of Texas and has served on its Executive Committee. He has served on the Board of the American Board of Trial Advocates and was a Board member and Treasurer of the Texas Young Lawyers Association. He was appointed as a member of a Pattern Jury Charge Committee and the State Rules Committee and has served on a number of other bar-related committees and projects.

Larry practices in the areas of personal injury litigation, products liability, insurance litigation, civil litigation, insurance coverage lawsuits, intellectual property litigation, and commercial litigation.

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Professional Background

  • Founded Germer in 1994

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas – 1966
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • All Texas state courts
    • The United States Supreme Court
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law
    • Juris Doctor – 1966
    • Graduated in the top 5%
  • University of Texas
    • Bachelor of Arts – 1963

Recognitions and Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review: AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Listed in “The Best Lawyers in America”
  • “Texas Super Lawyer” as published in Texas Monthly Magazine, 2003 – present

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Commission for Lawyer Discipline (a twelve-member board responsible for the grievance process for the State Bar of Texas)
  • Member and former Director of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Past Director
    • Prior member of the Executive Committee
  • Member and prior Director of the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Past Member of Pattern Jury Charge Committee and State Rules Committee
  • Past Treasurer and Member of Board of Directors of Young Lawyers of Texas
  • Served on a number of other bar-related committees and projects

Beaumont:

GERMER PLLC
550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, Texas 77701
Ph: 409.654.6700
Fax: 409.835.2115
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Austin:

GERMER BEAMAN & BROWN PLLC
301 Congress Avenue, Suite 1700
Austin, Texas 78701
Ph: 512.472.0288
Fax: 512.472.0721
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Houston:

GERMER PLLC
America Tower, 2929 Allen Parkway,
Suite 2900, Houston, TX 77019
Ph: 713.650.1313
Fax: 713.739.7420
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