E-mail MeBeverly Diane West

Senior Associate
League City, Texas

Beverly West is a Senior Associate. Ms. West earned her Bachelor of Political Science in 1998 from the University of North Texas and her Juris Doctorate from St. Mary's University School of Law in 2001. She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2001. She has 18 years of legal experience representing cities, counties and school districts either as in-house or outside counsel. She is experienced in litigation; contract negotiation; advice and counsel; ordinance, resolution and policy drafting; and in training elected officials, department directors and employees on parliamentary rules, social media, employee discipline and investigations. Ms. West is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District, the Western District, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas of Practice

  • 30% Government -- State, Local & Municipal Law
  • 30% Labor & Employment -- Employment Law--Employer, Labor
  • 20% Litigation & Appeals
  • 10% Government Contracts
  • 10% Civil Rights

Litigation Percentage

  • 30% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2001
  • Washington, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Law Journal: St. Mary's Law Journal, Symposium Editor, 2000 - 2001
  • University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
    • B.A. cum laude - 1998
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Galveston Bar Association, Member, 2016 - Present
  • Texas City Attorney Association, Member, 2019 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • County of Galveston, Senior Staff Attorney, 2015 - 2019
  • City of Austin, Assistant City Attorney, 2011 - 2015