Justin D. Perryman was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri and now resides and is a practicing attorney in Houston, Texas specializing in business and contract law in the fields of oil & gas, communications, and health care. Prior to moving to Texas in 1995, he was an attorney working in Mexico City, Mexico specializing in international investment and trade law in the fields of telecommunications, utilities, food & beverage and transportation. He is fluent in conversational and business Spanish and services numerous Latin American clients. Justin maintains business interests in several local companies ranging from health care, real estate and government contracting. Justin sits on the boards of several companies and non-profit organizations. In addition to his professional civilian career, Justin is a Major in the Texas Army National Guard and is currently the Staff Judge Advocate for the 71st Troop Command, Texas Army National Guard. Justin has deployed overseas in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in the Sinai for Rotation #49 with the Multi-National Forces & Observers where he was the Command Judge Advocate for the 1-124 Calvary Squadron of the 36th Infantry Division. He was the legal advisor for Texas Military Forces during Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike, trial defense advisor during Operation Jump Start Border Mission, as well as the Challenger Space Shuttle Recovery Mission. Justin has deployed for shorter missions to the Czech Republic and Honduras with the National Guard. He most recently deployed with the 136th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade of the 36th Infantry Division to Kabul, Afghanistan deployed as the Command Judge Advocate for Task Force Centurion which had command and control over the Kabul Base Cluster consisting of eight bases and ten thousand military personnel and contractors.
Justin is the former President of the National Guard Association of Texas with over 30,000 members where he advocates for military and veteran issues in Austin and Washington. Justin lives in Katy with his family on a twenty-acre tree farm where they raise alpacas, llamas, and miniature donkeys. He is a boy scout leader and soccer coach for the past twenty seasons. Justin is the longest serving judge advocate for the Katy chapters of the American Legion and VFW, as well as a long time member of the Houston Livestock and Rodeo. Justin was educated at Tulane, Georgetown and Washington Universities where he earned a bachelors, masters and juris doctorate degrees. He has taught at as an adjunct professor for the University of Maryland and Central Texas College while deployed to Egypt and Afghanistan with the US Army and most recently with Washington University School of Law. Justin has filed as a candidate for State Representative in District 132 in northwest Harris County, Texas.
- Introduction to Energy Law