Firm Highlights

J. Mitchell Smith Recent Publications

  • J. Mitchell Smith recently authored an article published by Harris Martin in its Reinsurance and Arbitration Publication. In his article titled, “Addressing the Elephant in the Room,” Mr. Smith examines the broad expansion of the Texas Supreme Court’s original recognition of a “special relationship” between insurers and their insureds by the San Antonio Court of Appeals in Kenyon v. Elephant Insurance Company, LLC, 2020 WL 1540392 (Tex. App.—San Antonio 2020, pet. rev. filed). The article can be found at

Christy Amuny’s Recent Recognition

  • Germer, PLLC is proud to announce that Christy Amuny was awarded the Kenneth W. Lewis Professionalism Award by the Jefferson County Bar Association during its annual Law Day ceremonies on May 7, 2021, recognizing Christy for exemplifying, by conduct and character, truly professional traits who others in the Bar admire and seek to emulate. Congratulations Christy!

2021 Texas Super Lawyers:

2021 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars:

  • Germer, PLLC congratulates the following attorneys for being named Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, a Thompson Reuters publication, for 2021:

Jefferon County Bar Association

  • Mitch Smith serves as the Immediate Past Present of the Jefferson County Bar Association.

The Following Attorneys Have Been Elected as Officers of the Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association:

The Following Attorneys Have Been Elected Principals in the Firm:

Collin Shellenberger Toby Nash, and Jason Hughes Become Life Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation:

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

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

14100 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 760
San Antonio, TX 78232
Ph: 830.346.1380
Fax: 512.472.0721
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