Attorney Collins Shaunté M.

Shaunté M. Collins


Phone: 512.472.0288

Location: Austin Office


Shaunté M. Collins is a native Austinite and first joined Germer in 2020.  She graduated from Duke University with a degree in Political Science and certificate in Politics, Philosophy & Economics.  She then received her Doctor of Jurisprudence, with honors, from St. Mary’s University School of Law.  While in law school, Shaunté was awarded the Chief Justice Alma Lopez “Women in Law” Student Leadership Award, was a Deans’ Academic Award recipient, and was inducted into the Phi Delta Phi legal honors society.  Shaunté served as a Staff Writer for The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice and was the winner and Best Speaker of the Linda and Dave Schlueter First-Year Moot Court Competition.  Additionally, she served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Rebeca Martinez at the Texas Fourth Court of Appeals.

Shaunté practices in the areas of civil litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury defense, and insurance law.


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Professional Background

  • Joined Germer in 2020
  • Associate with Zinda Law Group, PLLC
  • Associate with Kennedys

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


  • St. Mary’s University School of Law
    • Juris Doctor – cum laude – 2018
    • Staff Writer, The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice
    • Phi Delta Phi legal honor society
    • Deans’ Academic Award Recipient in 2018
    • Chief Justice Alma Lopez “Women in Law” Student Leadership Award
    • National Moot Court Team, Oralist and Brief Writer
    • Champion and Best Speaker in Linda and Dave Schlueter First-Year Moot Court
    • Competition
  • Duke University
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Certificate in Politics, Philosophy & Economics

 Recognitions and Honors

  • Austin Monthly Magazine Top Attorneys Award – Civil Litigation 2020

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Insurance Section
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel


  • In her spare time, Shaunté enjoys riding her Peloton, traveling, dressing up her Shih Tzu, Duke, and trying new restaurants with her husband, Kennard.

 Civic Involvement

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Knights of Peter Claver, Inc.
  • St. Peter Claver Foundation – Vice President

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
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One Barton Skyway
1501 S Mopac Expy, Suite A400
Austin, TX 78746
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America Tower, 2929 Allen Parkway,
Suite 2900, Houston, TX 77019
Ph: 713.650.1313
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San Antonio:

1826 North Loop 1604 West, Suite 300
San Antonio, Texas 78248
Ph: 210.640.1650
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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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