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Lawrence J. West

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

West Mermis PLLC
1301 McKinney, Suite 3120
Houston, TX 77010
Phone: 713-255-3561
Fax: 713-255-3551
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Defense, Construction Litigation: Business
Attorney Profile

Mr. West is a founding partner of West Mermis PLLC and currently serves as its managing partner. He has more than 32 years of litigation experience handling cases all over the State of Texas. His practice includes complex commercial litigation, construction defect litigation, business litigation, insurance defense and worksite accidents. He is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating in legal ability & ethical standards. In addition, he continues to be named both as a Super Lawyer and one of Texas’ Top-Rated Lawyers. Mr. West is a frequent lecturer on business litigation, construction litigation and risk shifting provisions in commercial contracts.

White Papers

  • Checklist For Preparing the Expert Witness (2012)

About Lawrence J. West

First Admitted: 1988, Texas

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • DRI Construction Law Section
  • Member of the Houston Bar Association Construction Law Section

Educational Background

  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. Finance 1984
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D. 1988 


  • Best Lawyers in America, recognized in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Construction, 2018-2021
  • Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2014-2020
  • AV Rated more than 10 years

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-Author, Compendium of Texas Construction Law, USLAW Network, 2010

Industry Groups

  • Construction Litigation
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Office Location for Lawrence J. West

1301 McKinney
Suite 3120
Houston, TX 77010

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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