Preston Edward Henrichson

Preston Edward Henrichson

Member
Location:
Edinburg, Texas
Phone:
956-513-0629
Email:
Preston Edward Henrichson has been a licensed attorney since 1969, and began his Texas practice in 1973. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He represents victims of wrongful conduct who have suffered serious injuries or substantial financial losses.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury- Plaintiffs

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Personal Injury Trial Lawyer, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1984
  • Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1974

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1969
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1966

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 1969
  • University of Texas, Austin, TX
    • B.A. - 1966
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Panel Discussion: "The Rewards of Decency", St. Mary's Law School of Law, October 21, 1999
  • Seminar: "Hot Tips for Hot Times," Presentation: "The Challenge of Investigating Medical Malpractice", Texas Trial Lawyers Association, August 1, 1997 - August 2, 1997
  • Seminar: "The Law Biz Seminar," Presentation: "Grievance and Malpractice", College of State Bar of Texas, January 28, 1995
  • Presentation: "A Plaintiff Attorney's Views on Health Care", Leadership Edinburg, Edinburg General Hospital, December 14, 1994
  • Texas Personal Automobile Policy Annotated Presentation: "The Coverage Quest (In the Auto Collision Case)", Texas Trial Lawyers Association, August 13, 1993 - August 14, 1993
  • Seminar: "Basic Trial Nuts and Bolts, "Presentation: "The Continuing Coverage Quest (In the Auto Collision Case)", Texas Trial Lawyers Association, May 9, 1991 - May 17, 1991
  • Presentation: "Strategies in Witness Examination", Texas Trial Lawyers Association, February 15, 1990
  • Course: "Advanced Cardiac Care Support Provider," Presentation: "Medico Legal Aspects of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC)", Knapp Medical Center, November 17, 1989
  • Course Director, "Winning Through Investigation", Texas Trial Lawyers Association, August 24, 1989
  • Seminar: "Trial Practice and Jury Communication," Presentation: "Litigating the Products Case After Tort Reform", State Bar of Texas, Tort and Compensation Section, and Texas Trial Lawyers Association, April 14, 1989
  • Adjunct Professor, Reynaldo G. Garza School of Law, 1984 - 1988
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Hawaii, 1970 - 1971

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Third Year Director, State Bar of Texas, 1992 - 1993
  • Outstanding Young Men of America, 1974
  • Meritorious Service Medal, 1972
  • Army Commendation Medal, 1973
  • Martindale-Hubbell rating

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tropical Texas Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Vice-Chair, 1996 - 1999
  • Tropical Texas Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Chair, 1999 - 2000
  • Tropical Texas Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Member, 1996 - Present
  • South Texas Regional Alliance of Community MHMR Services, Member, 1997 - 1999
  • Pan American University, School of Nursing, Advisory Board, 1983 - 1988
  • Pan American University, School of Nursing, Chairman, 1987 - 1988
  • Texas State Technical Institute, Curriculum Advisory Board, 1989 - 1990
  • Texas Commission on Lawyer Discipline and State Bar of Texas, Chairman, 1994 - 1995
  • State Bar of Texas, Director, 1993 - 1996
  • Rio Grande Valley Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1984 - 1985
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director Emeritus

Past Employment Positions

  • Hidalgo County, Criminal District Attorney Pro-Tem, 1978 - 1979
  • U.S. Army, U.S. Army Lawyer, 1969 - 1973
  • United States Army, Captain, 1969 - 1973
  • United States Army JAGC, JAG Attorney
  • School of Nursing, PAU, Advisory Board, 1983 - 1988
  • Advisory Board, Curriculum, TSTI, 1989 - 1990
  • Advisory Board, STCC, 2000 - 2001
  • Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, Director, 1974 - 1977
  • Edinburg Rotary Club, President, 1973 - 1978
  • Tropical Texas Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Chair or Trustee, Board of Trustees, 1996 - 2001
  • Pattern Jury Charge Committee of the State Bar of Texas

Pro Bono Activities

  • First United Methodist Church, Edinburg, Trustee, 1998-2000
  • Rotary International, Edinburg Chapter, Member, 1973-1978
  • Rotary International, Edinburg Chapter, President, 1976-1977