Joshua W. Mermis

Top rated Construction Litigation attorney in Houston, Texas

West Mermis PLLC
Joshua W. Mermis
West Mermis PLLC

Practice Areas: Construction Litigation

Licensed in Texas since: 2003

Education: The University of Texas School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011, 2014 - 2016

West Mermis PLLC

1301 McKinney
Suite 3120
Houston, TX 77010 Phone: 713-255-3550 Email: Joshua W. Mermis Visit website


Joshua W. Mermis is a board certified construction lawyer and 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 represents operators, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, suppliers, product manufacturers, businesses and individuals in a variety of disputes. Joshua is licensed in Texas.

Joshua is board certified in construction law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters, which is an honor conferred upon only on 5% of the total lawyers in Texas. He has also been named a BestLawyer and selected by his peers for inclusion in H Texas Magazine Top Lawyer and Houstonian Top Lawyer.

Joshua is the past Chair of the Houston Bar Association Construction Law Section.

Practice Areas:

Commercial Litigation
Insurance Defense
Products Liability Defense


First Admitted: 2003, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2017-2020
  • Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters, 2010-2011, 2014-2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, recognized in the areas of Construction Law and Litigation - Construction, 2018-2021
Educational Background:
  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2002 University of Kansas, B.A., 1999 London School of Economics, Summer Institute, 1998
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer at Houston Bar Association Legal Lines, 2020
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Construction Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2020
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Houston Bar Association - Construction Section DRI - Construction Section Texas Association of Defense Counsel State Bar of Texas - Construction Section, 2020
Industry Groups:
  • Construction.

Office location for Joshua W. Mermis

1301 McKinney
Suite 3120
Houston, TX 77010


7 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011, 2014 - 2016

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