J. Stephen Dillawn, Principal

                        J. Stephen Dillawn

512.472.0288
Austin Office

Steve Dillawn, a principal with the firm, graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1979, and worked as a petroleum engineer until 1986.  He received his law degree from the University of Houston in 1989, at which time he joined the law firm Small, Craig & Werkenthin where his practice included general litigation, administrative and bankruptcy work.  He has also handled a variety of appellate cases at the courts of appeals and the Texas Supreme Court.  He joined GERMER in 2004, focusing on medical malpractice defense and administrative law.  He is admitted to practice in all Texas state courts and is licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of Texas as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and Austin Bar Association.

Steve practices in the areas of medical malpractice, general litigation, health care and administrative law.

Professional Background

  • Joined Germer Beaman & Brown in 2004

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas - 1989
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • All Texas state courts
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of Texas

Education

  • University of Houston
    • Juris Doctor - 1989
  • University of Texas at Austin
    • Bachelor of Science - Chemical Engineering - 1979
    • Worked as a petroleum engineer until 1986

Recognitions and Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: BV® Distinguished 4.4 out of 5

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Texas Health Care Association

Representative Experience

  • Representative Clients include:
    • Adventist Health Services, Inc.
    • St. David's Healthcare Partnership
    • Scott & White Hospital
    • Rescare, Inc.

Interests

  • Running

Civic Involvement

  • Youth basketball coach

Contact Information

Email Address:
Phone:
512.472.0288
Location:
Austin Office