Lawrence J. West

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 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (60%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (40%)
    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.

    About Lawrence West

    Admitted: 1988, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • 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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

    Educational Background:

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

    Industry Groups

    • Construction Litigation
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    Office Location for Lawrence J. West

    1301 McKinney
    Suite 3120
    Houston, TX 77010

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    Last Updated: 12/27/2020

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