Jacob Merkord

Jacob Merkord

email: jmerkord@jmehlaw.com
phone: (512) 215-4078
fax: (512) 628-7169
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A native Central Texan, Jacob Merkord grew up in Walburg, Texas. His practice focuses primarily on representing and protecting the constitutional rights of Texas landowners facing condemnation and eminent-domain proceedings.

Mr. Merkord graduated with honors from the University of Texas, receiving a B.A. in history in 2007. He earned his law degree in 2010 from Tulane University Law School, where he was a member of Tulane Moot Court. As a law student, Mr. Merkord interned for The Vice President of Uganda and for the Orleans Public Defenders’ Office. After graduation, Jacob received valuable training in property valuation at a prominent Austin-based appraisal firm before joining Johns Marrs Ellis & Hodge in 2012.

Education

B.A., History, University of Texas at Austin, 2007.

J.D., Tulane University Law School, 2010.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

“Legal Issues for Texas Civil Engineers – Eminent Domain and Condemnation,” Austin Civil Engineers Presentation, August 13, 2014.