About Jerry

Personal History
Justice Jerry Zimmerer believes his multifaceted education and life experience help him serve the people of the State of Texas.  Jerry Zimmerer was elected Justice 14th Court of Appeals in November 2018.

A native Texan and graduate of Pasadena High School, Jerry went on to receive his undergraduate degree with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology & Business Management-Houston Baptist University, 1978.

Jerry earned 2 Masters of Law at the University of Houston. One in Medical & Health Law,  another in International Business; before working at his family’s law firm, Zimmerer & Associates PLLC in 2015.    He completed his legal internship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Ethics Section. Justice Zimmerer is also credentialed in domestic and international commercial arbitration by the A.A. White Institute. At Zimmerer & Associates he worked in areas of: Civil Trial and Litigation, Cyber Security Law & Compliance, Health Law & Compliance, Domestic & International Commercial Arbitration/Litigation, Complex Business Entities, Medical Practice Structures Real Estate & Delaware Statutory Trusts.

Technical Acumen  
During this time, he also amassed vital technical education and experiences working in networking and communications as a very successful Network Engineer with certifications including:  Cisco Certified Network Professional, LLM, PMP, GBSS, JD, CCNP, MCSE, CCDA, CCIE 

Jerry and his wife of 30+ years Nancy, are the proud parents of twin daughters, Nicole and Rene. Nicole graduated UH in 2017 and Carnegie Mellon University in 2019 with an MFA in Playwriting and Dramaturgy; Rene’ graduated summa cum laude from UH in 2018 and attends medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Active & Involved
Justice Zimmerer served in various roles as an attorney / litigator, Board Member, Managing Director, and owner of several business interests.  He served as a member of the Board of Advisors to the Health Law and Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center and remains an occasional guest lecturer.  Active in Texas Democratic Lawyers Association as well as the Harris County Democratic Lawyers Association Jerry works to promote and recruit qualified local Democrats in seeking positions of public office, to educate the Democratic Bar in ways in which it can promote Democratic ideas and candidates, and to assist the Harris County Democratic Party in all ways consistent with Democratic values.

In service to his professional community, Jerry sits on the Board of Advisors to the Health Law and Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center and was formerly an Officer of The Katy Bar Association.

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