attorney profile

Valerie Lewis


Phone: 409.654.6700

Location: Beaumont Office


Valerie Lewis is a Beaumont, Texas native. After graduating from Rice University in 2008, she taught English in two high schools in rural France for a year. She then taught seventh grade English in San Pablo, California as a Teach For America corps member from 2009 to 2011.

After completing her Teach For America commitment, Valerie attended law school at Tulane University, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2014, with a Certificate in Maritime Law. While in law school, she earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for the highest grade in Corporate Tax and served as a Senior Fellow to the 1L Legal Research and Writing Program. She served on the Tulane Law Review, of which she was Articles Editor during her 3L year. While in New Orleans, Valerie served as an intern to the Honorable Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr., in the Eastern District of Louisiana and as an extern to Justice Greg Guidry of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

From 2014 to 2018, Valerie worked as a law clerk to Chief Judge Ron Clark of the Eastern District of Texas. Valerie joined Germer in its Beaumont office in 2018, and since that time, her practice has been primarily in the areas of personal injury defense, commercial litigation, transportation and trucking litigation, and appellate practice.

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Professional Background

  • Law Clerk to Chief Judge Ron Clark of the Eastern District of Texas, 2014-2018
  • Joined Germer in 2018

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas-2014
  • State Bar of Louisiana-2021
  • Admitted to Practice before the following courts:
    • Texas State Courts
    • Louisiana State Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association
    • President, 2021-2022
    • President Elect, 2020-2021
    • Vice President, 2019-2020
    • Treasurer, 2018-2019
    • Secretary 2017-2018
    • Member of Board of Directors, 2015-current
  • Michelle F. Mehaffy Inn of Court
    • Treasurer, 2016-2018
    • Member of Board of Directors, 2015-current
  • Association of Former Law Clerks of the Eastern District of Texas
  • Women Lawyers of the Eastern District of Texas
  • Texas Bar Foundation Fellow


  • Tulane University
    • J.D., Magna Cum Laude – 2014
    • Tulane Law Review, Articles Editor
    • Maritime Law Certificate
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for highest grade in Corporate Tax
    • 1L Academic Support Tutor
    • Senior Fellow (Teaching Assistant) to 1L Legal Research and Writing Program
  • Rice University
    • B.A., English, 2008


  • Half-marathons
  • Snow-skiing
  • Astros and Rice baseball

Civic Involvement

  • Junior League of Beaumont
    • Treasurer, 2021-2022
    • Treasurer Elect, 2020-2021
    • Jr. Junior League Committee Member, 2019-2020
    • Dancing with the Stars Business Manager, 2018-2019
    • Spinnings Editor, 2017-2018
    • Spinnings Co-Editor, 2016-2017
    • Provisional Member, 2015-2016
  • Rice Alumni Volunteers for Admission, 2009- present
  • Teach For America Admissions Interviewer, 2010-2014
  • Southeast Texas 40 Under 40 Honoree, 2021


  • Using Social Media to Your Advantage in Litigation, Jefferson County Bar Association CLE: Trying Auto and Big Truck Wreck Cases, March 6, 2020

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


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