Mark T. Beaman, Principal

                        Mark T. Beaman

512.472.0288
Austin Office

Mark T. Beaman is an experienced trial attorney and administrative lawyer.  He has been representing physicians in medical malpractice litigation and in cases before the Texas Medical Board for over 30 years.  He also advises clients in lawsuits involving insurance coverage disputes, product liability actions, and employment law in both state and federal courts.  Mark was recognized as a "Texas Super Lawyer" from 2006-2014 as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.  He is also included in The Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News Best Lawyers, and is listed as a recommended attorney in Physician, Protect Thyself, a book on malpractice prevention.

Mark graduated from the University of Virginia in 1976 with a degree in Government and Foreign Affairs.  He obtained his legal education at the University of Arkansas Law School in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  He was a member and an Associate Editor of the Arkansas Law Review.  Upon graduation from law school in 1980, Mark began his practice with Orgain, Bell & Tucker in Beaumont, Texas.  In 1985, Mark moved to Austin and continued his practice with Clark, Thomas, Winters & Newton, becoming a partner there in 1987.  In 1990, he joined the firm of Brown McCarroll & Oaks Hartline, L.L.P. as a partner and was there until 1998 when he became a principal at GERMER, where he has practiced for the past 14 years.  Mark is licensed to practice in the Supreme Court of Texas, all Texas Courts of Appeals, all Texas trial courts, the United States District Court for the Western, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.  He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and Austin Bar Association.  He is a member and past director of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel and has served on its Board of Directors.  Mark is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.  He has defended Texas Medical Board actions and a wide variety of personal injury, medical malpractice, insurance coverage, employment law, and construction defect cases.  He has also assisted in the defense of domestic and foreign automobile manufacturers in cases throughout the state. 

Professional Background

  • Joined Germer Beaman & Brown in 1998

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas - 1980
  • 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 Western, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas 

Education

  • University of Arkansas Law School, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • Juris Doctor - 1980
    • Associate Editor of the Arkansas Law Review
  • University of Virginia
    • Bachelor of Arts - Government and Foreign Affairs - 1976

Recognitions and Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV® PreeminentTM 5.0 out of 5
  • "Texas Super Lawyer" as published in Texas Monthly Magazine, 2006 - 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2005 - 2014
  • U.S.News Best Lawyers®  2012
  • Listed as a recommended attorney in Physician, Protect Thyself, a book on malpractice prevention

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
    • Past Director
    • Past member of Board of Directors
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Jefferson County Bar Association

Interests

  • Golf

Contact Information

Email Address:
Phone:
512.472.0288
Location:
Austin Office