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Attorneys // Philip E. McCleery

Philip E McCleery


Areas of Practice:


Civil Litigation

Construction Law

Education Law

Employment Law

Family Law

Insurance Law

Mediation and Arbitration

Phil McCleery is a member of the firm whose areas of practice include civil litigation, mediation and arbitration, insurance law, employment law, education law, family law, construction law, banking and related areas. About 60% of his practice consists of civil litigation.Some representative clients include McLennan Community College, American Amicable Life Insurance Company, Waco Independent School District, Wardlaw Claims Service, Heart of Texas MHMR Center and Community Bank and Trust.

Bar Admissions:

Texas, 1969
U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1975
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1972
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1972
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1972
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1972


Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization


Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
Honors: Cum Laude
Law Review: Editor, Baylor Law Review
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Major: Economics

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Adjunct Professor, Baylor Law School
Adjunct Professor, McLennan Community College

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Waco McLennan County Bar Association, 1969 – Present, Member
State Bar of Texas, 1969 – Present, Member
Texas Association of School Board’s Council of School Attorneys, 1985 – Present, Member
Texas Association of Junior College Attorneys, 1996 – Present, Member
Judge Abner V. McCall American Inns of Court, 1998 – Present, Member


1939, Jeannette, Pennsylvania