Board Certified: Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified: Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Business & Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defense, Employment Law, Corporate, Medical Liability
Preston McGee was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1986. Following graduation from Baylor University Law School, Mr. McGee began private practice with the Potter Law Firm in Tyler focusing on the defense of medical malpractice, negligence, products liability, premises liability, workers compensation, non subscriber, and first and third party insurance defense litigation. He founded his own firm in 1998 and after joining Flowers Davis in 2001 has continued his defense practice.
In addition to his primary focus, Mr. McGee has represented certain individuals in personal injury, commercial and employment discrimination cases. He has served as local and trial counsel for both individuals and large corporations in intellectual property litigation pending in the Eastern District of Texas.
Mr. McGee was Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law in 1992 and Civil Trial Law in 1999 and has recertified in both specializations at each opportunity.
Mr. McGee is an active trial attorney who has personally tried many dozens of jury and non jury cases and routinely handles civil trial cases in all counties in East Texas and in all divisions of United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. He is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of Texas and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. McGee graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in 1983. He then graduated from Baylor University School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree in 1986. He was very active in student activities, including serving as a class officer on two occasions, as recruitment chairman of the Student Foundation, as New Guard Vice Chairman, and as Vice President and Treasurer of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. While in law school he was involved in moot court activities and was Magister of the Phi Delta Phi Honor Fraternity.
Mr. McGee is a member of the Smith County Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas (Litigation Section), the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, and the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. McGee was named the Outstanding Young Lawyer in Smith County, Texas, for 1996 1997 by the Smith County Bar Association.
Preston McGee was born in Houston, Texas on March 18, 1961. Mr. McGee is a native of East Texas and is a sixth generation Texan. He is a 1979 graduate of Conroe High School. He is married to Liz McGee and they have a son Peyton and daughters Emily and Abby. They have resided in Tyler, Texas since 1986.
Mr. McGee is active in community affairs including Green Acres Baptist Church where he is a deacon and high school Sunday school teacher. He is a Life Member of the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce where he has served as a board member. He has served as Board Chairman for Children’s Village Home of Tyler, and has been a Division Chair for the United Way of Tyler/Smith County. In addition, he has served on the Human Welfare Coordinating Board of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Mr. McGee has also coached his children and others in many different sports seasons in basketball, baseball, and soccer.