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Jason L. Hughes is a native of Beaumont, Texas.  He graduated from Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 1993.   After graduation, Jason started his career as a patrolman, then detective with the Beaumont, Texas Police Department.  Jason’s extensive background in criminal investigations affords him unique expertise in case investigation and development.  Jason received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in 2006.  While in law school, Jason was on the Dean’s Honor List and received the Phi Delta Phi Highest Grade Awards in Civil Procedure, Evidence and Criminal Trial Advocacy.  He also received the Judge Bert Tunks Scholarship Award and the Garland Walker Alumni Association Scholarship Award.  After leaving the police force upon graduation from law school, Jason began his legal career with GERMER in 2007.  Jason is admitted to practice in the State of Texas and the United States District Court for the Eastern, Southern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas.  He was recognized as a "Texas Rising Star" in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.  He was also recognized as "Appellate Lawyer of the Week" by Texas Lawyer Magazine in September 2011.  Jason is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Jefferson County Bar Association, Texas Association of Defense Counsel and Family Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas and Jefferson County Bar Association.  Jason also serves as an appointed member of the State Bar of Texas Standing Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect.

Jason primarily practices in the areas of personal injury defense, products liability defense, premises liability defense and family law.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 80%
  2. Family: 20%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Christopher Scott Smith

    Jason Hughes is an excellent trial attorney who is passionate, well-prepared, and respected by his peers.


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Contact info

Germer PLLC

Po Box 4915
Beaumont, TX, 77704-4915


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200710/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Appellate Lawyer of the WeekTexas Lawyer Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Trial CounselGermer PLLC2007 - Present
Police DetectiveBeaumont Police Department1993 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Association of Defense CounselMember2007 - Present
Jefferson County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMember2007 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Thomas J. Sibley, P.C. v. Brentwood Inv. Development Co., L.P., 356 S.W.3d 659 (Tex. App.-El Paso 2011, pet. denied).Summary Judgment for Plaintiff
Wilson v. CBL/Parkdale Mall GP, LLC, No. 09-12-00566-CV (Tex.App.--Beaumont May 9, 2013, no pet.), 2013 WL 1932834.Summary judgment in favor of Defendant
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawN/AN/A2006
Lamar UniversityN/AN/A1993