Personal Profile

Full Name Larry Phillips
Age 52
Race White
Occupation Attorney
Education B.B.A., Baylor University; J.D., University of Houston
Spouse: Robin

State Representative Larry Phillips, a native Texan, was elected to represent Fannin and Grayson Counties in House District 62 in January 2003. In 2016 he was re-elected to House District 62 which now includes Delta, Fannin and Grayson Counties. He is Chairman of the House Committee on Insurance and serves on the House Committee on Transportation. He has previously served as Chairman of the House Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee, Chairman of the House Transportation Committee, Chairman of the House General Investigating and Ethics Committee, and has served on the Culture, Recreation and Tourism Committee, the Investments & Financial Services Committee, and the Redistricting Committee.

Representative Phillips was also appointed in 2003 to the Select Interim Committee on Construction Industry-Related Workers' Compensation Issues. He has also served on the Select Committee on Election Contests (2005); the Joint Select Committee on the Operation and Management of the Texas Youth Commission (2007); the interim Legislative Study Committee on Private Participation in Toll Projects (2009); the Select Committee on Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight; and he chaired the interim Select Committee on State Schools (2009) and the interim Select Committee on Transportation Funding (2010). He served as a member of the Select Committee on Transportation Funding, Expenditures, and Finance and the Select Committee on Border Wait Times in 2014. In 2016, he served on the Select Committee on Transportation Planning and the Joint Select Committee on Border Security.

He received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University then attended law school at the University of Houston. Larry is a partner in the Sherman law firm of Siebman, Burg, Phillips, & Smith L.L.P and is active in the Federal Eastern District of Texas Bar Association.

Larry and his wife, Robin, have three children; Sidney, Henry and Meribeth, and attend Sherman Bible Church in Sherman.

Information in this bio was provided by Phillips' office.
Last updated: July 24, 2017