Joshua W. Mermis

Joshua W. Mermis


West Mermis, PLLC

Recognized since 2018

Houston, Texas

Practice Areas

Construction Law

Litigation - Construction

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Joshua Mermis’ focus is on litigation relating to construction, energy, product liability and business law. He has extensive experience conducting both jury and bench trials, as well as arbitrations. His litigation experience is broad, ranging from homeowner claims to multimillion dollar commercial projects throughout Texas. Joshua represents domestic and international companies including developers, general contractors, subcontractors, product and equipment manufacturers, as well as independent small and large business owners. Outside of his litigation practice, Mr. Mermis counsels clients on a wide range of general business issues, including but not limited to contracts, leases, construction-related agreements, master service agreements, liens, and employment issues. Joshua is actively involved in the construction industry and the community, and recently completed service as the 2016-2017 Chair of the Houston Bar Association’s Construction Law Section. Joshua is also a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and Economic Alliance for the Houston Port Region. He is a frequent speaker and author on a variety of topics concerning the construction and energy industries.

Location

  • 1301 McKinney Street, Suite 3120
    Houston, TX 77010

Languages

  • English

Education

  • The University of Texas, J.D., graduated 2002
  • University of Kansas, B.A., graduated 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2003

Affiliations

  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance - Member
  • Economic Alliance for the Houston Port Region - Corporate Member
  • Houston Bar Association - Construction Law Section Member

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2018-2020
  • Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2017-2019
  • Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters, 2010-2011, 2014-2016
  • Top Lawyers by H Texas Magazine
  • Top Lawyers in Houston by Houstonia Magazine
  • 10.0 Rating (5 Star) by Avvo

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Certifications:

Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Practice Areas:

Construction, Energy, Employment, Commercial, Premises Liability, Oil & Gas, Real Estate and Product Liability Litigation.

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