Katherine Mendiola

Katherine Mendiola

Associate


Phone: 512.472.0288

Location: Austin Office

Overview

Katherine Mendiola practices civil litigation, focusing primarily on personal injury defense in transportation and premises liability cases. Prior to joining Germer in 2018, Katherine practiced civil litigation with Cowen & Garza LLP, whom she credits her experience as a defense litigator. While at Texas Tech, Katherine was heavily involved with various pro bono organizations, and continues her pro bono involvement as a licensed attorney. While in law school she served as a Judicial Intern for the 13th Court of Appeals under Justice Dori Contreras and the United States Bankruptcy Court under the Honorable Judge Eduardo Rodriguez.

She practices in the area of civil litigation, premises liability and personal injury defense.

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Education

  • Texas Tech Law School: Juris Doctorate – 2017
    • Articles Editor & Staff Member, Texas Tech Law Review
    • Editor, Texas Bank Lawyer
    • Lt. Governor for Pro Bono Projects, American Bar Association
    • Chair for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, American Bar Association
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley – 2010
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Bachelor of Arts in English
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Professional Licenses

  • State Bar of Texas – 2017
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • Texas State Courts
    • Federal District Courts in Texas

Professional History

  • Associate with Cowen & Garza, LLP
  • Legislative Aide at the Texas House of Representatives, 82nd & 85th Legislative Session
  • Assistant Contracts Administrator – National Geographic Learning

Professional Awards & Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Travis County Women’s Bar Association
  • Austin Bar Association Texas Bar College
  • Texas Young Lawyers
  • Who’s Who Among Students – 2017
  • Texas Pro Bono, Care Commitment Badge

Interests

  • Running
  • Live Music
  • Traveling

Civic Involvement

  • American Gateways, Volunteer Attorney, Assisting Asylum Seekers
  • Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas, Volunteer Attorney
  • Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid (TRLA), Volunteer Attorney

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Beaumont, Texas 77701
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GERMER BEAMAN & BROWN PLLC
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Austin, Texas 78701
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