Attorney Laura O'Toole

Laura O’Toole

Senior Trial Counsel

Phone: 512.472.0288

Location: Austin Office


Laura O’Toole was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas. She earned her law degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1991 and has practiced in Austin since 1994. Laura O’Toole is the co-author of Betting Booze & Brothels, Vice, Corruption and Justice in Jefferson County, Texas from Spindletop to the 1960s published by Eakin press in 2006.

Laura O’Toole practices in the areas of civil litigation, medical malpractice defense, commercial litigation involving medical professionals, general counsel to medical professionals and medical practice groups, and disciplinary proceedings involving medical professionals.

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Professional Background

Laura has over twenty years of experience in insurance defense litigation representing health care professionals in medical malpractice cases, and before the Texas Medical Board, The Texas Board of Nursing, The Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners. Laura also advises health care professionals and medical practice groups on contractual matters and in business disputes.

Bar Admission

  • State Bar of Texas – 1991
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • Texas State Courts
    • United States District Court for the Western and Northern Districts of Texas
  • Colorado State Bar – 2016


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Juris Doctor – 1991
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    • Bachelor of Arts in Plan II with Special Honors – 1988

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Advisory Council, University of Texas College of Liberal Arts
  • Mentor to First Year Law Students, University of Texas School of Law


  • Hiking and trail running
  • Cycling
  • Spending time with family and dogs

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

1826 North Loop 1604 West, Suite 300
San Antonio, Texas 78248
Ph: 210.640.1650
Fax: 512.472.0721
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102 N College Ave, Suite 303
Tyler, TX 75702
Ph: 713.650.1313
Fax: 713.739.7420
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