Preston McGee is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the areas of Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law. He has spent the majority of his career defending large and small business clients in Commercial and Personal Injury Litigation. He has successfully tried numerous oil and gas cases including both injury and condemnation cases on behalf of several major oil and gas companies. He has also represented individuals and businesses in various Medical Liability, Professional Liability, and Employment Law cases.  Preston regularly serves as local and trial counsel for both individuals and large corporations in Intellectual Property and other Litigation pending in the Eastern District of Texas.

After graduating from Baylor University Law School, Preston began private practice with the Potter Law Firm in Tyler, winning accolades as the Smith County Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer in 1996. He founded his own firm in 1998 and after joining Flowers Davis in 2001 has continued the work he loves by serving his clients in trial practice.

Preston is a native of East Texas and is a sixth-generation Texan. He and wife Liz have made Tyler, Texas home since 1986. The McGees are a close-knit family, including son Peyton and his wife Katelaine and daughters Emily and Abby. He is very involved in his local church, serving as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher. In his free time, Preston enjoys playing golf, closely following his favorite football and basketball teams, and most of all, spending time with his family.

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 1986

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court, Northern District of Texas

United States District Court, Southern District of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States Supreme Court

All Courts in the State of Texas

Board Certifications

Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1992

Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1999

Education

Baylor University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1986

Baylor University, Bachelor of Arts, History, 1983 (with honors)

 

Extracurricular

Baylor University – Vice President of Class

Baylor University Student Foundation – Recruitment Chairman

Baylor University New Guard, Vice Chairman

Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Vice President and Treasurer

Baylor School of Law Moot Court Competitions

Honors & Awards

Smith County Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer, 1996 – 1997

Baylor School of Law Phi Delta Phi Honor Fraternity – Magister

Memberships

State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

DRI

Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Smith County Bar Association

Community Involvement

Green Acres Baptist Church, Deacon and High School Sunday school teacher

Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce, Life Member and former Board Member

Children’s Village Home of Tyler, former Board Chairman

United Way of Tyler/Smith County, former Division Chair

Baptist General Convention of Texas, former Human Welfare Coordinating Board Vice-Chairman