Mr. Vercher was born January 8, 1943 in Beaumont, Texas. He graduated from Lamar Tech (Lamar University) in Beaumont, Texas, in 1965 and from Bates College of Law at the University of Houston in 1976. Mr. Vercher was licensed to practice law in Texas in May 1976.
From 1976 until the present time Mr. Vercher has practiced law Texas, being licensed in both state and federal courts. He is a member of the Houston Bar Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Vercher was a partner with the firm of Murphy, Merrell and Vercher for about 18 years where he had a civil law practice emphasizing tort litigation, including general negligence and product liability.