Katherine Mendiola

Katherine Mendiola


Phone: 512.472.0288

Location: Austin Office


Katherine Mendiola joined Germer as an associate in 2018. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley where she earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and English in 2010. She obtained her J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2017 and practiced as an Associate in the Rio Grande Valley with Cowen & Garza LLP prior to joining Germer.

Katherine served as a Judicial Intern for the 13th Court of Appeals under Justice Dori Contreras and the United States Bankruptcy Court under Judge Eduardo Rodriguez. She served as a law clerk and undergraduate intern with Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid and a congressional intern for the Office of Congressman Henry Cuellar in 2011.

She practices in the area of civil litigation, construction law, insurance law, and personal injury defense.

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  • Texas Tech Law School: Juris Doctorate – 2017
    • Articles Editor & Staff Member, Texas Tech Law Review
    • Editor, Texas Bank Lwayer
    • 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
  • Texas State Courts
  • United States District Court – Southern District of Texas

Professional Licenses

  • State Bar of Texas – 2017
  • Texas State Courts
  • United Stated District Courts – Southern District Texas

Professional History

  • Associate with Cowen & Garza, LLP
  • Legislative Aide at the Texas House of Representatives, 82nd & 85th Legislative Session

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


  • 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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Austin, Texas 78701
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