Civil Litigation

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Description of Practice

GERMER was founded as a civil litigation firm, and today remains one of the top civil litigation firms in the State of Texas.  As GERMER grew, it continued to add skilled and respected attorneys to its civil litigation practice and also to sections outside of the traditional realm of civil litigation - including attorneys now comprising one of the State’s premier business law and transactional sections.  Together, these attorneys create a unique synergy that enables GERMER to provide skilled and experienced representation in virtually any civil dispute.  A number of the firm's attorneys are board certified in civil trial law - an accomplishment reached by few Texas attorneys.

Many of the firm’s attorneys specialize in certain areas within the field of civil litigation.  These practice areas are enumerated on other headings of this page, including the following:

  • Class and Collective Actions;
  • Commercial Litigation;
  • Constitutional Law / Civil Rights;
  • Construction Law;
  • Employment Law;
  • Insurance Law;
  • Intellectual Property Law;
  • Maritime Law;
  • Personal Injury Defense;
  • Premises Liability;
  • Products Liability;
  • Professional Malpractice Defense;
  • Torts; and 
  • Toxic Torts / Chemical Exposure.

While many of the firm’s attorneys specialize in specific types of civil litigation, the firm and its attorneys hold a unique level of flexibility that enables them to litigate virtually any type of case, including cases dealing with the following issues:

  • Attorney and Client Disputes;
  • Bills and Notes;
  • Business Torts, including Fraud and Tortious Interference Claims; 
  • Cases against Common Carriers;
  • Constitutional Torts;
  • Contract Disputes; 
  • Deceptive Trade Practices;
  • Debtor and Creditor Disputes;
  • Declaratory Judgment Actions;
  • Forcible Entry and Detainer;
  • Garnishments;
  • Interpleaders;
  • Indemnity Suits;
  • Injunctions;
  • Libel, Defamation and Slander Suits;
  • Liens Enforcement;
  • Malicious Prosecution;
  • Negotiable Instruments;
  • Nuisance;
  • Principal and Agent;
  • Property Disputes;
  • Receiverships;
  • Replevin;
  • Trespass;
  • Sequestration;
  • Water Rights;
  • Will Contests and Disputes; and 
  • Zoning and Planning Disputes.

Regardless of the type of civil dispute, GERMER has skilled attorneys with experience in that area and can assist you with your needs.