Firm Highlights

Guy Goodson and Kate Leverett’s Recent Public Finance Deals

  • Guy Goodson and Kate Leverett served as Bond Counsel to the City of Madisonville on the sale of $2,695,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2020.
  • Guy Goodson and Kate Leverett served as Bond Counsel to the City of Madisonville on the sale of $1,250,000 Tax & Revenue Certificates of Obligation, Series 2020.
  • Guy Goodson served as Bond Counsel to Lumberton Independent School District on the sale of $40,000,000 Unlimited Tax School Building Bonds, Series 2020

J. Mitchell Smith Becomes President of Jefferson County, Texas Bar Association:

  • On June 1, 2020, Mitchell Smith became president of the 600+ attorney Jefferson County, Texas Bar Association after being elected president-elect in May 2019.  Mitchell is tasked with leading his local bar as the southeast Texas legal community continues to recover and adjust from a trifecta of disasters:  Hurricane Harvey, Tropical Storm Imelda, and COVID-19.  The Jefferson County Bar Association is informally known as “the Best Little Bar in Texas” for its accomplishments in pro bono work, bar activities, civic leadership, and completion of Texas State Bar-directed projects.
  • Prior to his tenure as president, Mitchell served two elected terms on the board of the Jefferson County Bar Association, two elected terms on the board of the Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association, and a ten-year tenure as Editor-in-Chief of the Jefferson County Bar Journal, a quarterly publication and perennial award winner at the State Bar of Texas’ Annual Meeting.  He served also on the Board of Editors of “The Texas Bar Journal” for a four-year term.
  • Mitchell maintains an active practice representing clients in the transportation industry as well as handling a busy commercial litigation practice, primarily in the energy sector.

The Following Attorneys Have Been Elected to the Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association:

The Following Attorney Has Been Elected to the Houston Bar Association:

  • Sophia George – Member of the Gender Fairness Committee, 2020-2021

The Following Attorney Has Been Elected to the South Asian Bar Association of Houston:

  • Sophia George – Vice President of Community Outreach, 2020-2021

The Following Attorney Has Been Elected to the Houston Young Lawyers Association:

  • Sophia George – First Generation Lawyers Committee, 2020-2021

The Following Attorneys Have Been Elected Principals in the Firm:

Recent Additions to the Firm:

2020 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars:

Collin Shellenberger Becomes Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation:

  • Collin recently became a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Only 1/3 of 1% of Texas Attorneys are invited to become members of the Texas Bar Foundation.

Larry Germer’s Recent Recognition:

  • Larry Germer was recently recognized by The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) for his 50 years of service and dedication to the legal profession

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

Beaumont:

GERMER PLLC
550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, Texas 77701
Ph: 409.654.6700
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Austin:

GERMER BEAMAN & BROWN PLLC
One Barton Skyway
1501 S Mopac Expy, Suite A400
Austin, TX 78746
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Houston:

GERMER PLLC
America Tower, 2929 Allen Parkway,
Suite 2900, Houston, TX 77019
Ph: 713.650.1313
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