Garrett E. Couts

Associate
Attorney At Law

T 806.796.7350
F 806.796.7365

gcouts@mhbg.com

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Garrett was raised in Pampa, Texas on his family farm.  In 2014 he graduated from Texas Tech University magna cum laude with a degree in agricultural communications with minors in political science and agribusiness.  Three years later he graduated magna cum laude from the Texas Tech University School of Law.  While at Texas Tech Garrett participated in various organizations and associations, and worked on the Farm Bill in Washington D.C. as part of the Texas Tech University Congressional Internship Program.

Garrett has been licensed to practice law since 2017.  His areas of practice include: agriculture; business formation and transactions; commercial and civil litigation; energy law; probate and estate planning; and real estate.

Garrett is a member of First Baptist Church; loves reading, photography, and tennis; and participates in local events and organizations that promote and support the City of Lubbock and the Texas South Plains and Panhandle.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Agriculture
  • Business Formation & Transactions
  • Energy Law
  • Probate & Estate Planning
  • Real Estate

Admitted to Bar

  • Texas (2017)

Court Admissions

  • All Texas State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law (J. D., magna cum laude, 2017)
  • Texas Tech University:  College of Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources (B.S., magna cum laude, 2014)

Professional Memberships

  • Lubbock Area Bar Association
  • Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association
  • American Inns of Court
  • American Agricultural Law Association
  • Lubbock Chamber of Commerce:  Young Professionals of Lubbock
  • Lubbock Chamber of Commerce:  Agriculture Committee
  • Lubbock Chamber of Commerce:  Ambassadors
  • Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas

Honors and Distinctions

  • Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honor Society
  • Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals of Lubbock Twenty Under Forty award recipient – 2018

Personal

  • First Baptist Church
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Alumni Task Force

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