• Doctorate Jurisprudence (JD), South Texas College of Law
  • Masters of Law (LL.M) Health Law, University of Houston
  • Masters of Law (LL.M) International Law University of Houston
  • Ethics Internship: MD Anderson Ethics Section
  • AA White – Credentialed in Domestic and International Commercial Arbitration


Jerry Zimmerer

for 14th Court of Appeals, Place 3

Education • Expertise • Excellence


  • Member in Good Standing Texas Bar Association – (Licensed 1984)
  • Secretary and Membership Chairman – Katy Bar Association
  • Member Houston Bar Association
  • Founding and Current Member Texas Bar College

Public Service and Engagement:

  • Member Board of Advisors, University of Houston Health Law and Policy Institute
  • Presentations at Law Schools and Bar Associations
  • Guest Speaker University of Houston Law School
  • CLE -Introduction to the Texas Medical Futility Statute (When Physicians and Patients Disagree)
  • CLE – Health Privacy Requirements (HIPAA, HITECH, & Business Associate Agreements)

Democratic Party Engagement and Affiliations:

  • Member Board of Directors, Harris County Democratic Lawyers Association
  • Member Harris County Democratic Executive Committee (Pct. 711)
  • Sustaining Member – Harris County Democratic Party (2008 and present)
  • Obama Delegate to Texas Democratic State Convention 2008
  • Hillary Delegate to Texas Democratic State Convention 2016
  • Election/Alternate Judge Precinct 711

Broad Civil Trial and Appellate Experience:

  • Contracts: Breach Litigation (Jury Verdict); Breach of Management Agrmt./TRO (Settled)
  • Business: Breach of Partnership (Jury Verdict), Employee Competition/TRO (Settled)
  • Probate: Fiduciary Liability/Tortious Interference with Inheritance Rights (Jury trial settled on day 3)
  • Worker’s Compensation: T&P (Jury Verdict)
  • Family Law: Grandparent Tort Case (Jury Verdict), Divorce, Child Custody, Adoptions, Juvenile Diversions
  • Successfully represented fellow bar members in two State Bar Grievance cases
  • Appellee – 14 th Court of Appeals: Tort Jury Verdict sustained
  • Appellant – 4 th Court of Appeals: Landlord/Consumer Tort Case

Health Law:

  • Compliance Law: EHR, HIPAA, HITECH, Corporate Practice of Medicine
  • Ethics Review: IRB, Human Subject Research, End of Life Decisions
  • Complex Business/Medical Entities to isolate practice from business and marketing