Payne Keinarth


Phone: 512.472.0288

Location: Austin Office


Payne Keinarth attended the University of Texas School of Law, where he graduated with honors. During law school, Payne was active in mock trial and moot court, won the Fall 2017 Gibbs & Bruns Intramural Moot Court Competition and was awarded membership into the Order of Barristers for his achievements in trial advocacy. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin where he received his Bachelor of Arts in history with honors.

Payne practices primarily in the areas of medical malpractice defense and personal injury defense.

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Professional Background

  • Payne joined Germer after graduating from law school in 2019.

Bar Admission

  • State Bar of Texas – 2019
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • Texas State Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas


  • The University of Texas School of Law
    • Juris Doctor with honors, 2019
    • Order of Barristers
    • Champion: Gibbs & Bruns Intramural Moot Court Competition, Fall 2017
    • Research Assistant to Professor Sean Williams, Spring 2019
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    • Bachelor of Arts in history with honors, 2016
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Austin Bar Association, Member
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association, Member
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member


  • Texas Longhorn Sports
  • Running
  • Golf
  • Playing Guitar

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


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Beaumont, Texas 77701
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Austin, TX 78746
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