Attorney Valerie Ly

Valerie Ly

Senior Trial Counsel

Phone: 713.650.1313

Location: Houston Office


Valerie Ly was born in Houston and grew up in Angleton, Texas. She graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2004 with a degree in Finance. She then received her J.D. from SMU in 2007. While at SMU, Valerie received First Place at the National Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition and served as an intern to a United States Bankruptcy Judge. After law school, Valerie practiced law in Dallas for a few years, worked for an appellate judge, and then moved to Northern California and began practicing civil litigation. Valerie defended public entities, hospitals, health care professionals, individual and corporate defendants involving claims of personal injury, violation of civil rights, professional negligence, and wrongful death. In 2014, Valerie moved back to Houston to be closer to her family and she began her career at Germer.

Valerie represents small business owners, corporations, insurance companies and individuals. Valerie’s practice areas include personal injury defense, extra-contractual insurance claims, premises liability, oil and gas litigation, construction liability, and products liability.

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Professional Background

  • Joined Germer in 2014

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas – 2007
  • State Bar of California – 2010 (inactive)
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • Texas State Courts
    • California State Courts
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Second, and Ninth Circuits
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Central Districts of California


  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
    • Juris Doctor – cum laude – 2007
  • Southern Methodist University
    • Bachelor of Business Administration – magna cum laude – 2004

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers program
  • Impact 100 Board of Directors
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel

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
Fax: 409.835.2115
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One Barton Skyway
1501 S Mopac Expy, Suite A400
Austin, TX 78746
Ph: 512.472.0288
Fax: 512.472.0721
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America Tower, 2929 Allen Parkway,
Suite 2900, Houston, TX 77019
Ph: 713.650.1313
Fax: 713.739.7420
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San Antonio:

1826 North Loop 1604 West, Suite 300
San Antonio, Texas 78248
Ph: 210.640.1650
Fax: 512.472.0721
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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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