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Michael Chad Gerke

Personal injury Attorney at Brenham, TX

5.0   2 reviews

also known as Chad Gerke, M. Chad Gerke

  • Licensed for 23 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2000
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Michael

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From the outset of his legal career, Chad has been a trial lawyer. After spending his first year of practice with a well-known defense firm in Houston, Chad joined a distinguished law firm that was founded in Texas in 1935.  Made a partner of this firm in 2008, Chad handled his clients’ legal matters with proficiency and integrity. Chad has represented Fortune 500 and Fortune 50 companies, while at the same time handling matters for individuals and small businesses.  Through The Gerke Law Firm, Chad is committed to providing Texas residents with the best legal services available.

Location

The Gerke Law Firm, PLLC - Brenham Office
2000 South Market St.
Suite 300
Brenham, TX, 77833
The Gerke Law Firm, PLLC - Fort Bend County Office
5777 Sienna Parkway
Suite 400
Missouri City, TX, 77459
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Reviews

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Posted by Michael | December 12, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great injury lawyer
Represented me in a personal injury case. Filed suit. Got a good settlement from insurance company.
Posted by Clients - Couple | November 16, 2012
Excellent Attorney
Chad prepared our Wills and Powers of Attorney. He explained everything in simple terms and made the process go smoothly. A very nice gentleman.

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founder
  • The Gerke Law Firm, PLLC
  • 2012 - Present
  • Partner
  • Strong, Pipkin, Bissell & Ledyard
  • 2001 - 2012
  • Associate
  • Tucker, Hendryx, Taunton, Snyder & Slade
  • 2000 - 2001

Education

  • South Texas College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • Texas A&M University
  • 1997
  • Texas A&M University
  • Double BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1996

Associations

  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Fort Bend County Chamber of Commerce
  • 2012 - Present
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Fort Bend County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Fort Bend Lawyers Care Org.
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • 2001 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • 2000 - Present
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Director
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2013 - 2013
  • Fort Bend County Leadership Forum
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Leadership Washington County
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Houston Bar Association, Speakers' Burerau
  • Member
  • 2005 - 2012
  • Young Lawyer Committee - TADC
  • Officer
  • 2002 - 2007
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Top Lawyers
  • Houstonia Magazine
  • 2014
  • Superb Rating
  • Avvo
  • 2013
  • Member
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • 2013
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Top Lawyers
  • Houstonia Magazine
  • 2013
  • Superb Rating
  • Avvo
  • 2012
  • Member
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • 2012
  • Superlawyer - Rising Star
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2011
  • Member
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2010
  • Rising Star
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2009
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Publications

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Update on Getting Social Media Info into Evidence with Ethical Considerations
  • 2012
  • Washington County Chamber of Commerce
  • Knock, Knock ... It's OSHA ... What to expect in an OSHA Investigation
  • 2012
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • "Social Media and The Internet:Friend or Foe?"
  • 2010
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • The New Texas Offer of Settlement vs. The Federal Offer of Judgement
  • 2004
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • The Joint Defense ... or How to Keep all of the Defendants from Shooting One Another
  • 2002
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Speaking Engagements

  • State Bar of Texas, Annual Meeting
  • Use of Social Media in Litigation (and Evidentiary Issues)
  • 2013
  • Moderator of Judicial Panel
  • Washington County Courthouse - Do's & Don'ts
  • 2013
  • Meeting
  • Estate Planning 101 - Wills, Trusts & Probate
  • 2013
  • Federal Law Conference
  • "Social Media and the Internet: How to Use in Your Litigation Practice"
  • 2013
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
  • Co-Chair of Trial Academy
  • 2012
  • Soaking Up Some CLE
  • "How to Get Social Media Information Into Evidence or How to Authenticate a Tweet,”
  • 2011
  • CLE
  • Social Media and the Law
  • 2011
  • Federal Bar Association, Southern District of Texas and Hidalgo County Bar Association
  • "Social Networking Sites: What You Don't Know Might Hurt You…Or Maybe Just Not Help You,"
  • 2010
  • TADC Fall Meeting
  • "Head 'em Off at the Pass: What to do When OSHA Comes Callin' - OSHA Jobsite Investigations”
  • 2007
  • Speaker's Bureau
  • Jury Service
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (4)
Endorse Michael
Unknown Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I would recommend Mr. Gerke to anyone looking for a solid personal injury lawyer. I have known him since law school and he is a tireless worker who is committed to winning."
Litigation Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Chad for over 15 years and have found him to be an honest man and an excellent attorney that fights zealously for his clients, leaving no stone unturned. Chad Gerke is on the short list of attorneys that I would call if I needed representation. I give him my full endorsement."
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Brenham Personal injury Lawyer Michael Chad Gerke
Michael Chad Gerke
Personal injury Attorney
Brenham, TX
Licensed for 23 years