Carol Y. Kennedy

Senior Trial Counsel

Phone: 713.650.1313

Location: Houston Office


Carol Y. Kennedy is a dual citizen of both the United States and the Netherlands who was born in Muscat, Oman. She spent her elementary school years in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, after which her family moved to Tyler, Texas. After high school, Carol attended Centenary College of Louisiana on a full academic scholarship. After obtaining her B.A., she attended law school at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. In law school, Carol served as an editor of the American Indian Law Review. She also received the Pro Bono Service Award for Outstanding Achievement, as well as the Public Service in Africa Fellowship. Upon passing the Bar in 2013, she moved back to Texas, where she has represented physicians, hospitals, surgery centers, and other healthcare providers in healthcare liability claims and other health law matters. She accepted a position as Senior Trial Counsel with Germer in March 2021.

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Professional Background   

  • Joined Germer in March 2021

Bar Admission(s)

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas


  • University of Oklahoma College of Law
    • Juris Doctor – 2013
    • American Indian Law Review, Articles Editor
    • 1L Moot Court Finalist
    • Dean’s List
    • Free, Prior Informed Consent: The Key to Self-Determination: An Analysis of the Kichwa People of Sarayaku v. Ecuador, Am. Indian L. Rev. (2013)
  • Centenary College of Louisiana
    • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Political Science (2010)
    • Minor in German

Recognitions and Honors

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2021
  • American Indian Law Review Award for Outstanding Note Pro Bono Service Award for Outstanding Achievement, 2012

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas, Health Law Section
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • Greater Houston Society for Healthcare Risk Management


In her free time, Carol enjoys spending time with her husband, Kade, their two sons, Logan and Carter, and their dog, Charlie.


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550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, Texas 77701
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Austin, TX 78746
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14100 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 760
San Antonio, TX 78232
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