attorney profile

Christopher Smith

Senior Trial Counsel

Phone: 409.654.6700

Location: Beaumont Office


Christopher Smith is a trial attorney with over 20 years’ experience representing clients in a wide variety of litigation matters. Before joining Germer in 2019, Christopher primarily represented individuals injured by the negligence of others. Christopher graduated from Baylor University in 1992 with a B.A. in Philosophy before earning another B.A. in English Literature from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994. While at UT, Christopher served as the sports editor for The Daily Texan. Christopher earned his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1997.

Mr. Smith primarily represented plaintiffs in a wide variety of personal injury litigation before joining Germer, including automobile accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, construction accidents, trucking accidents, DTPA and consumer cases, first-party insurance claims including wind and flood claims, environmental claims, property damage claims, products liability cases, dram shop cases, FELA claims, railroad crossing accidents, and maritime claims. Christopher was selected a Super Lawyer Rising Star in the years 2006, 2008, and 2009 and has an A/V Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a Life-Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization whose membership is limited to those who have made recoveries in cases where the client’s share is over $2,000,000.

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Professional Background

  • Admitted to State Bar of Texas – 1997
  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2006)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum – 2014
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum – 2014
  • State Bar College (1998)
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Michelle F. Mehaffy American Inn of Court

Bar Admission

  • State Bar of Texas – 1997
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, District of North Dakota

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


550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, Texas 77701
Ph: 409.654.6700
Fax: 409.835.2115
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One Barton Skyway
1501 S Mopac Expy, Suite A400
Austin, TX 78746
Ph: 512.472.0288
Fax: 512.472.0721
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America Tower, 2929 Allen Parkway,
Suite 2900, Houston, TX 77019
Ph: 713.650.1313
Fax: 713.739.7420
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San Antonio:

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