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Andrew J. Lehrman

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Biography

Andy has been taking cases to trial for over 40 years representing both sides of the docket. He is licensed in both Texas and New Mexico and has tried to a verdict over 100 trials. He is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1982 where Andy began mediating full time in 1996 and during that time has mediated and arbitrated over 8,000 cases in Texas and New Mexico including multi-million dollar personal injury lawsuits, commercial and business disputes, oil and gas litigation, professional malpractice, labor discrimination, probate and will contests, municipal, securities and corporate partnership matters. He is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and has been named to the Texas Monthly "Super Lawyer" list for ADR neutrals from 2006-2022. He is a member of the State of New Mexico ADR Committee. Andy is available to mediate throughout Texas and New Mexico. He has also served as Special Master by Appointment in local State District Court discovery disputes and previously served as Chairman of both the City of Corpus Christi Civil Service Board and Civil Service Commission. He is also a past President of the Corpus Christi Bar Association.

 

Year Joined Firm

  • 1978

Practice Areas:

  • Mediation Arbitration Civil Trial
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Civil Trial

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1976
  • New Mexico, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2014

Education

  • Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.S. - 1973
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Journalism

Specialties and Certifications

  • Civil Trial Law, Texas State Board of Legal Specialization, 1982-Present

Honors

  • Member of ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates)
  • Texas Monthly "Super Lawyers" for ADR, 2002-Present

Pro-Bono Activities

  • General Counsel Better Business Bureau, 1989 to 2009
  • National Kidney Foundation, 1993 to 1996

Representative Cases

  • Powers V. Palacios, 813 SW 2nd 489, 1991, Tx Sup.
  • Corpus Christi Bar Association, President, 1990-1991
  • Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Texas Monthly's Super Lawyers, 2006-Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Corpus Christi Bar Association, President, 1990 to 1991
  • ALBQ NM Bar Association
  • 1st Judicial District Bar Association, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Texas Monthly's Super Lawyers, 2006 to Present