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Two West Mermis Attorneys Honored in 2017 Texas Super Lawyers Listing


Two West Mermis Attorneys Honored in 2017 Texas Super Lawyers Listing

Lawrence J. West and Joshua W. Mermis, name partners in the Houston-based litigation boutique West Mermis PLLC, have been recognized on the list of Texas Super Lawyers for the second consecutive year.

Mr. West is honored in the highly competitive practice area of Civil Litigation. For more than 25 years he has defended a diverse group of companies, including general contractors, subcontractors and manufacturers in all types of litigation and premises liability matters.

A graduate of the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Mr. West is a member of the Houston Bar Association Construction Law Section and for more than 10 years has been AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating in legal ability & ethical standards.

Mr. Mermis is named to the select list in the area of construction law. For almost 15 years he has focused on the representation of property owners, contractors, and other companies involved in the development of condominium high-rises, master-planned residential communities, single-family homes, public buildings and commercial projects.

Mr. Mermis earned his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law and is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Houston Bar Association’s Construction Law Section. He is a frequent speaker and author on a variety of topics concerning the construction and energy industries.

To develop the list of Texas’ top attorneys, researchers with Thomson Reuters conducted a statewide survey asking attorneys to nominate their top legal peers. A blue-ribbon panel of lawyers then assisted Texas Super Lawyers staff with final selections. No more than 5 percent of Texas attorneys are named to the list each year.

This year’s Texas Super Lawyers honorees are featured in the October 2017 issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers magazines, and available at

West Mermis PLLC has brought together some of Houston’s top legal talent, with highly skilled attorneys in litigation, construction, and business law, and backed with the courtroom experience and knowledge that contributes to favorable results for the firm’s clients. For more information visit


Lawrence J. West


Contact: 713.255.3555

Larry is a founding partner of West Mermis PLLC who is known for his proven courtroom experience in construction and commercial litigation. He has tried cases throughout the State of Texas. For more than thirty years, Larry has successfully represented general contractors, subcontractors, manufacturers, developers, insurance companies, owners and individuals in complex commercial litigation, construction defect litigation, business litigation, insurance defense and worksite accidents.


Joshua W. Mermis


Contact: 713.255.3544

Joshua W. Mermis is a founding partner of West Mermis, PLLC. He has broad experience in litigation, construction, energy, and business matters. Joshua has extensive trial experience having conducted jury and bench trials, as well as arbitrations involving significant multi-million-dollar commercial projects throughout Texas. He has counseled public and private clients across numerous industries, including construction, infrastructure, healthcare, technology, and insurance. He represents owners, operators, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, suppliers, product manufacturers, businesses, and individuals in a variety of disputes.

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