Robert Root

Associate


Phone: 409.654.6700

Location: Beaumont Office

Overview

Robert Root is a native of Southeast Texas and joined Germer in 2021. Robert attended Lamar University where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in 2018. While at Lamar University, Robert was very active in various student organizations and received numerous honors and awards, including the Otho B. Plummer Award for Outstanding Graduate, the Irvin O. Dawson Award, and the May 2018 Senior of Significance distinction. Robert went to law school at the University of Houston Law Center where he was a Dean’s Academic Scholarship recipient and a Case Notes and Comments Editor for the Houston Journal of International Law.

Robert practices in the areas of civil litigation, railroad/transportation, commercial litigation, and personal injury defense.

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Professional Background

  • Joined Germer in 2021.

Bar Admission(s)

  • State Bar of Texas – 2021
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • Texas state courts

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center
    • Juris Doctor – 2021
    • Case Notes and Comments Editor, Houston Journal of International Law
    • Dean’s Academic Scholarship Recipient
    • Mark Vela Scholarship for Outstanding Essay in Criminal Law Recipient
    • Award for Outstanding Comment in International Human Rights Law
    • Dean’s List, Spring 2019
  • Lamar University
    • Bachelor of Science in Political Science – summa cum laude – 2018
    • Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society
    • David J Beck Regents Scholarship in Political Science Recipient
    • Carl Levy Scholarship Recipient
    • Marilyn and Gilbert Adams Scholarship Recipient

Publications

  • Robert J. Root, comment, Protecting Online Political Discourse: An International Approach, 43:1 Hou. J. Int’l L. 121 (2020).

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Michelle F. Mehaffy Inn of Court

Interests

  • Traveling, Foodie, spending time with his Australian Sheppard, Abby.

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Beaumont:

GERMER PLLC
550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, Texas 77701
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GERMER BEAMAN & BROWN PLLC
One Barton Skyway
1501 S Mopac Expy, Suite A400
Austin, TX 78746
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America Tower, 2929 Allen Parkway,
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14100 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 760
San Antonio, TX 78232
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