A renowned super lawyer for over four decades, Garry Lewellen has a stellar reputation, earned by case preparation and courtroom skills. A former Chief Justice describes Lewellen as having the innate ability to, "cross examine witnesses with surgical precision, exposing falsehoods, and revealing the truth."
Lewellen graduated from the University of Texas, in 1970, with a degree in Political Science. He subsequently attended the University of Texas School of Law, while serving as Governor Preston Smith’s Student Affairs Advisor for all college campuses within the state.
Thereafter, with approval of the State Board of Law Examiners, he successfully completed the work/study program required for bar eligibility. During such time, he also remained actively involved in the statewide political campaign of Lt. Governor Bill Hobby, while also employed with the law firm of Kent Hance. Having passed the Texas bar examination, Lewellen was admitted to the practice of law by the Texas Supreme Court, in 1973.
Lewellen is also authorized to practice law before the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit. He has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, since 1977.
Lewellen’s professional memberships have included the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Texas Bar Association, the College of the State Bar, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Erath County Bar Association, the Hood County Bar Association, and the Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism.