Jack E. McGehee

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Houston, TX

McGehee, Chang, Landgraf, Feiler
10370 Richmond Avenue, Suite 1300
Houston, TX 77042
Phone: 713-864-4000
Fax: 713-868-9393
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%), Business Litigation (20%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jack E. McGehee is a founding partner with McGehee, Chang, Landgraf, Feiler law firm in Houston, Texas. A nationally recognized trial lawyer with more than 40 years of experience, Mr. McGehee focuses his practice primarily on birth injuries and medical malpractice claims, and he provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients throughout Texas and New Mexico, as well as in jurisdictions across the country, who are suffering needlessly as the result of a health care provider's negligence or wrongdoing.

Among his impressive legal credentials, Mr. McGehee is board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and board certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also a diplomate with the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. A veteran of 314 verdicts, he has achieved a long record of securing successful results for his plaintiff clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help families whose children suffered brain damage at birth.

A leader in his legal community, Mr. McGehee has served as president of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Houston Trial Lawyers’ Foundation and Association, and the Texas and Houston Legal Societies. He has also served in a number of leadership roles with the State Bar of Texas as well as the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, and he is a fellow with the American Bar Foundation.

Mr. McGehee has also served as adjunct legal professor at the University of Houston Law School as well as visiting professor at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He has conducted hundreds of speeches in his career, and he has published numerous articles as well as the book, "The Plaintiff’s Case: From Voir Dire to Verdict."

Mr. McGehee began his legal career in 1980 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from St. Mary's University's School of Law and his license to practice from the State Bar of Texas. He is also licensed to practice in New York, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Brain Injury

Selections

19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About Jack E. McGehee

Admitted: 1980, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://lawtx.com/our-team/jack-mcgehee/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Board of Governors (12/18/93‑present)
  • State Bar of Texas, Chair, PJC committee Volume III (7/17 to 7/18) Vice Chair Pattern Jury Charges Vo. III committee (5/08 to 7/17) Pattern Jury Charges Vol. III Committee (1/18/94 – present) Personal Injury Trial Manual Committee (8/94 – 2002) Vice Chair, CLE Committee (2001)
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (3/00 – present)
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Vice President (6/2010—6/2012), Board of Governors (12/18/93‑present), Examiner: Board Certifying Examination
  • Director, Texas Trial Lawyers’ Association (9/92‑present), Executive Committee member (1/94-1/99), Membership Chair (1998), Chairman, Legislative Committee (1/96-1/97), Chairman, CLE Committee (9/93‑1/96 and 1/00-1/01), Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Vice President, Houston Medical Legal Society (11/96 –1/99)
  • President, Houston Medical Legal Society (9/92‑10/94)
  • President, Texas Medical Legal Society (10/94‑10/96)
  • President, Houston Trial Lawyers’ Association (11/96-9/97)
  • Vice President, Houston Trial Lawyers’ Association (9/92‑9/95)
  • President, Houston Trial Lawyers’ Foundation (10/97-10/98)
  • First Vice President, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (2006 to 2010)
  • Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates (9/00-present)
  • President, National Board of Trial Advocacy (7/16-11/18)
  • President Elect, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1/01-1/02)
  • President, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1/02 – 1/03)
  • President Elect, National Board of Trial Advocacy (7/13-7/16)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Houston Law School, Houston, Texas Civil Trial Advocacy (12/90-12/01)
  • The Plaintiff’s Case: From Voir Dire to Verdict
  • New England Journal of Medicine, Trial Diplomacy Journal Special Edition, and The Texas Evidence Reporter
  • Visiting Professor, Emory Law School, Atlanta, Georgia Annual Trial Techniques Institute (5/92-2001)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation 1-2006
  • Founding Director, Houston Trial Lawyers’ Foundation (12/92)

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Specialist (4/92)
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys as a Diplomate (12/90)
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law (1/89)
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Office Location for Jack E. McGehee

10370 Richmond Avenue
Suite 1300
Houston, TX 77042

Phone: 713-864-4000

Fax: 713-868-9393

Last Updated: 3/24/2021

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