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February 2017

Chad Gerke has been named a Texas Super Lawyer in the practice area of Personal Injury.

December 2016

Chad Gerke has been appointed to serve another term on the Board of Directors of the Washington County Boys & Girls Club.

December 2016

For 2017, Chad will serve on the Board of Directors for the Texas Trial Lawyers’ Association.

November 2016

Chad Gerke has been elected to a three year term to serve on the Board of Directors of the Brenham Economic Development Foundation.

November 2016

Chad Gerke will serve on the Board of Directors of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association for 2016-2017.

January 2016

Chad Gerke served as emcee of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce annual banquet.


December 2015

Chad Gerke served as the emcee/moderator for Washington County’s Leaders in Law Enforcement (Pictured with State Rep. Schubert, Sheriff Hanak, Chief Goodman and Texas Ranger Wolf).

September 2015

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum has named Chad Gerke as a member.  The Million Dollar Advocates Forum recognizes the top trial lawyers in the United States, with less than 1% of lawyers nationwide being members.

September 2015

Chad Gerke has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association for 2015-16.

May 2015

Chad Gerke was a Speaker at the State Bar of Texas CLE, ‘Soaking Up Some CLE.’  He gave the presentation, “Ethical Issues of Getting Social Media Into Evidence.”

December 2014

In December 2014, Chad Gerke was again named to Houstonia Magazine’s list of “Top Lawyers” in Personal Injury for 2014.

October 2014

Chad Gerke will serve on the Board of Directors of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association for 2014-15.

August 2014

Thankful Hearts of Texas provided over 90 backpacks as well as school supplies to the all day Pre-K program it is sponsoring and assisting for 2014-15.  Almost 98% of this school’s students are economically disadvantaged, many of whom never have a backpack during the school year.

August 2014

Mari Perry of The Gerke Law Firm was named “Rookie of the Year” by the Washington County Ladies Lions Club.

May 2014

Chad Gerke and his wife, Sara, are 2 of the 4 original founders of Thankful Hearts of Texas, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.  The mission of Thankful Hearts is to improve the lives of disadvantaged children in Fort Bend County by aiding in the development of their scholastic, social and physical skills.

Thankful Hearts will be working with an all day, Pre-K only campus in Richmond, TX.  Children can qualify for the program at this campus based on income level, inability to speak or comprehend English (ESL), if they are homeless,  or being the dependent child of an active U.S. Armed Forces member or of a U.S. Armed Forces member that has been injured or killed while on active duty.  This past school year the campus had over 400 students; with almost 98% of those students being classified as economically disadvantaged.

February 2014

Chad Gerke was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Washington County Boys & Girls Club.

December 2013

In the December 2013 issue of Houstonia Magazine, Chad Gerke was named to the magazine’s list of “Top Lawyers” for 2013.

December 2013

Chad Gerke has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce.  He will serve a three-year term.

November 2013

This month Chad Gerke will be a speaker at the ‘Federal Law Conference 2013’ presented by the Federal Bar Association, Southern District of Texas and the Hidalgo County Bar Association.  Mr. Gerke will give the CLE presentation, “Social Media and the Internet: How to Use in Your Litigation Practice.”

August 2013

Chad Gerke has been selected to participate in the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Forum for 2013-14.  Per the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce: “The concept for the Fort Bend Leadership Forum grew out of a real and increasing need for volunteer leadership in Fort Bend County. Solutions to community needs demand the involvement of informed citizens. The Fort Bend Leadership Forum offers creative learning opportunities in an atmosphere that stimulates creative thinking and encourages participants to work together.”

June 2013

On June 20, 2013, Chad Gerke was a speaker at the Annual Meeting of The State Bar of Texas.  Mr. Gerke gave the presentation, “Use of Social Media in Litigation (and Evidentiary Issues).”


April 2013 

Chad Gerke received a peer review rating of “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell.

A Martindale-Hubbell rating has two components: Legal Ability and Ethics.  Legal ability ratings are C (good to high), B (high to very high) and A (very high to preeminent).  Mr. Gerke received a rating of “A”, the highest awarded by Martindale-Hubbell.  An ethics rating of “V” shows adherence to very high ethical standards of professional conduct.  Without a rating of “V”, a lawyer will not receive a legal ability rating.

December 2012

Chad Gerke was elected President of the Washington County Bar Association for 2013.

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Missouri City, Texas 77459


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(as published by SuperLawyers, a Thomson Reuters service, 2009-2011)