attorney profile

Christopher D. Leavins

Principal


Phone: 409.654.6700

Location: Beaumont Office

Overview

Christopher D. Leavins is a Principal and Member at our Beaumont office and has been with Germer PLLC since 2008. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics prior to receiving his Doctor of Jurisprudence at South Texas College of Law. Chris is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law and Residential Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Chris has extensive experience in representing real estate developers, lenders, and businesses, as well as individuals in complex real estate transactions, financing, leasing, development, subdivisions, shopping centers and office buildings. In addition, he also has experience in estate planning, probate, business acquisitions, commercial litigation, and advising clients on the formation, operation and dissolution of various business entities. Chris has significant public entity representation, including acting as City Attorney and City Prosecutor for local municipalities, as well as representing economic development corporations and emergency service providers. He has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer, a Thompson Reuters publication, from 2018 – 2021.

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Professional Background

  • Joined Germer in 2008

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas – 2007
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • Texas State Courts
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • United States Tax Court
    • United States District Court for the Eastern, Southern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas

Professional Certifications

  • Board Certified, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
    • Commercial Real Estate Law
    • Residential Real Estate law
  • Certified Mediator

Education

  • South Texas College of Law Houston
    • Juris Doctor – 2007
  • Texas A&M University
    • Bachelor of Science – Economics – 2004

Recognitions and Honors

  • Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star, a Thompson Reuters publication, from 2018 – 2021
  • Phi Delta Phi Highest Grade Award in Family Law
  • Phi Delta Phi Highest Grade Award in Conflicts of Laws
  • Phi Delta Phi Highest Grade Award in Law Office Management
  • Dean’s Honor List

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas City Attorneys Association

Interests

  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Running
  • Watching Aggie sports
  • Hunting

Civic Involvement

  • Deacon and Trustee, Calvary Baptist Church, Beaumont, Texas
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
  • Member, School Board, Legacy Christian Academy, Beaumont, Texas
  • Member, Board of Directors, Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas
  • Member, Editorial Committee, Jefferson County Bar Association

Contact the Attorneys at Germer PLLC for a consultation today. We provide services for clients in Beaumont, Austin, Houston, San Antonio and surrounding areas.

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
One Barton Skyway
1501 S Mopac Expy, Suite A400
Austin, TX 78746
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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San Antonio:

GERMER PLLC
14100 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 760
San Antonio, TX 78232
Ph: 830.346.1380
Fax: 512.472.0721
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