Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Rep. Larry Phillips District 62 (R-Sherman)

Industry
Lawyer
Education
B.B.A., Baylor University; J.D., University of Houston
Spouse
Robin
Committees
  • General Investigating & Ethics
  • Transportation (Chair)
  • Investments & Financial Services
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Phillips is a partner with the law firm Siebman, Burg, Phillips & Smith in Sherman, where he focuses on intellectual property and commercial cases in federal court.

Property

  • Residence in Sherman valued at $152,141

  • Rental residence in Denison owned by his wife and valued at $30,000

Analysis

  • Phillips has received four legislative continuances to delay legal cases while the Legislature is in session: one in 2007, one in 2008 and two in 2011. In the 2011 cases, his client was his sister, who had been cited for an expired license plate. Phillips called the issue a family matter. 

  • He has served on the boards of a hospital, a volunteer health clinic and the Grayson County Salvation Army.