Shaunté M. Collins

Associate


Phone: 512.472.0288

Location: Austin Office

Overview

Shaunté M. Collins is a native Austinite and joined Germer in 2020.  She graduated from Duke University in 2009 with a decree 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 in 2018.  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, personal injury defense, and insurance law.

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Professional Background:

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

Bar Admission

  • State Bar of Texas – 2019

Education

  • 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 in Linda and Dave Schlueter First-Year Moot Court Competition in 2016
  • Duke University
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Certificate in Politics, Philosophy & Economics – 2009

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice
  • Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Austin Black Lawyers Association

Recognitions and Honors

  • Shaunte was selected for inclusion in Austin Monthly Magazine’s (an Open Sky Media Publication) Top Lawyers of 2021 in the area of Civil Law Litigation

Interests

  • In her spare time, Shaunté enjoys riding her Peloton, traveling, watching college basketball, and trying new restaurants with her fiancé.

Civic Involvement

  • Knights of Peter Claver, Inc.
  • Peter Claver Foundation Board Member

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

Beaumont:

GERMER PLLC
550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, Texas 77701
Ph: 409.654.6700
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GERMER BEAMAN & BROWN PLLC
One Barton Skyway
1501 S Mopac Expy, Suite A400
Austin, TX 78746
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Houston:

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America Tower, 2929 Allen Parkway,
Suite 2900, Houston, TX 77019
Ph: 713.650.1313
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San Antonio:

GERMER PLLC
14100 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 760
San Antonio, TX 78232
Ph: 830.346.1380
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