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Timothy J. Herman


Tim Herman is a partner with Howry Breen & Herman and has practiced more than 40 years as a commercial trial attorney, representing both individuals and companies. He has tried hundreds of cases to verdict throughout Texas and in other states. Mr. Herman has established a consistent reputation as one of the top commercial litigators in the state. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Texas Super Lawyers®, by Thomson Reuters Monthly Magazine list each year since 2004, and he was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2006 (by BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co., LLC) . He has also been named to the Best of the Bar by the Austin Business Journal (2012). Mr. Herman has also received the prestigious recognition as a Pro Bono Champion by the Texas Civil Rights Project (2008).

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  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1971
  • B.B.A. in Finance, University of Texas, 1967


  • Recognized in Best Lawyers in America® since 2006 (by BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co., LLC)
  • AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® since 1988
  • Texas Super Lawyers List®, by Thomson Reuters, 2004-2020
  • Most Distinguished Lawyer Award by Austin Bar Association, 2006
  • Pro Bono Champion by the Texas Civil Rights Project, 2008

Professional Affiliations/Organizations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association Public Law Section
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association


  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. Federal District Courts: Northern, Southern and Western Districts
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Community Organizations

  • Austin Aquatic League, President
  • Austin Country Club, Board Member
  • George W. Bush Presidential Campaign, Special Campaign
  • Helping Hand Home Foster Parent
  • Kappa Sigma Educational Foundation, Inc., President, Trustee
  • Lakeside Retirement Activity Center, President and Board Member
  • Peoples Community Clinic, Board Member
  • Steps of Faith Ranch for At Risk Adolescents, Board of Advisors
  • Texas War on Drugs, General Counsel
  • Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas
  • West Austin Basketball, Coach
  • West Austin Youth Association, Former President and Board Member
  • Western Hills Little League, Coach, 13 years

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Office: 512-439-4103

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