Kerry Lance McGill Attorney Profile

Court Admissions

Texas State Bar, since 1991; Federal District Court, Northern Division; Federal District Court, Western Division; Federal Appellate Court, Fifth Circuit, since 1996. Oklahoma State Bar, since 2005.

Professional Associations

Travis County Bar Association; American Bar Association; Travis County Young Lawyer’s Association; Section Member: Civil Litigation and Employment-Texas State Bar. Carter County Bar Association; Speaker-Legal Assistant’s Division, State Bar of Texas. Oklahoma Bar Association. Past President (8 consecutive years) – East Central University Athletic Alumni Association.


University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman Oklahoma;
Juris Doctorate with Honors (May 1991). Rank: Top 7% of class; Honors: Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers, National Mock Trial, ATLA Mock Trial, Moot Court-Top Ten Speakers List, Recipient of Kerr-McGee and Murrah-Davis Scholarships, Recipient of International Trial Lawyers Award, and Dean’s Honor Roll (six consecutive semesters).

East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma: Bachelor’s of Science with Honors, Marketing (July 1988). Academic All-American Linebacker 1984-1986. Outstanding Marketing Student 1987-1988. Dean’s Honor Roll (multiple semesters).

Marietta High School, Marietta, OK (May 1983): Salutatorian, State Champion in Debate (3 years; 1981-83); All-Area and Honorable Mention All-State running back (1982).


Greer & McGill, P.C.-Austin, Texas/Ardmore, OK (March 2002-present). Founding shareholder and President-Regional Civil Litigation Firm specializing in nursing home, personal injury and employment cases (Plaintiff and Defense). First chair responsibility for all litigation files; mass tort, nursing home, product liability, premises liability, and employment law.

Martin & Associates-Austin, Texas (February 1996 to February 2002). Attorney – personal injury and employment/ERISA litigation. First-Chair responsibility for the management and defense of an average docket of 30 to 40 suits from inception to final resolution.

Transport Insurance Company-Dallas, Texas (May 1994 to January 1996). In-House Counsel-National Claims and Litigation Manager; Responsible for managing over 800 files throughout the United States representing $48.3 million in reserves.

Smith & Polewski-Dallas, Texas (July 1993 to February 1994). [“break-off” firm from Calhoun & Stacy]; Attorney-MVA/Insurance Defense/Tort Litigation/”New Law” Workers’ Compensation; Responsibilities included providing discovery, trial, and appellate support to trial partner on over 30 files and assuming First-Chair responsibility on over 50 files.

Calhoun & Stacy-Dallas, Texas (August 1991 to June 1993). Attorney-MVA/Insurance Defense/Tort Litigation; Responsible for management and defense of an average docket of 50 to 60 first and third party suits from inception to final resolution.

Bracewell & Patterson; Jenkins & Gilchrist; Calhoun, Gump, Spillman & Stacy-Dallas, Texas (Summer 1990) Clerk in litigation section of respective firms.

Trial Experience

First Chair (countless bench and jury trials in Justice, County, District and Federal Court [District and Appellate] involving nursing home/hospital, MVA, personal injury, premises liability, ERISA employment, and property damage); Likewise involved in a Second-Chair capacity with various jury trials in State District Courts through appeal to the Texas Supreme Court concerning claims for “bad-faith” fraud, coverage/estoppel, personal injury, refinery explosions and mass tort.

Background Facts

Member of Marietta First Baptist Church (since 1973); Coach Plainview HS Varsity Football in Fall (since 2012); Son, attending the University of Oklahoma; Daughter, attending Plainview High School.

Note: Marlin J. Greer is a founding member in this Firm. However, he is only licensed in Texas and focuses his efforts in Austin, Texas.