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Justin Presnal - Alton, IL

One Court Street Alton, IL 62002

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Updated: 01/21/2022

Alton Business Litigation Lawyer


Attorney Justin Presnal is a shareholder in the Complex Litigation Department at Simmons Hanly Conroy, based in College Station, Texas. Justin's cases involve dangerous drugs, medical devices, and other complex litigation matters.

Justin has practiced law since 1993, working on a wide array of cases. He has represented individuals and businesses in trial and appellate courts throughout the country, often involving complicated jurisdictional and choice of law issues...

About Justin Presnal

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Products Liability


  • 100%


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1993
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas (Appellate and Litigation Sections) (Member)
  • Houston Bar Association (Appellate Section) (Member)
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Fellow)


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas, 1993
    Honors: cum laude
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1990
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: with Honors
    Major: Political Science

Classes and Seminars

  • Power Corrupts; PowerPoint Corrupts Absolutely, Bracewell & Patterson Trial Section, 2004
  • Proving Difficult Damages in Business and Personal Injury Cases (Co-Author with Michael T. Gallagher and Sharon McCally), University of Houston Law Center Litigation and Trial Tactics Seminar, 1997
  • Jurisdiction and Venue of Texas Trial Courts, State Bar of Texas Legal Assistants' Division Advanced Civil Trial Law Seminar, 1996
  • Dealing with Tort Reform and Related Issues in Voir Dire (Co-Author with Michael T. Gallagher), TTLA Santa Fe Seminar, 1996
  • Use of Expert Testimony: Plaintiff's Perspective (Co-Author with Michael T. Gallagher), University of Texas Evidence and Discovery Symposium, 1996
  • Use of Criminal Statutes (And Other Ways to Avoid the Cap on Punitive Damages) (Co-Author with Michael T. Gallagher), South Texas College of Law Advanced Personal Injury Law Conference, 1996
  • The Impact of Tort Reform on Defective Products Cases: Plaintiff's Perspective (Co-Author with Michael T. Gallagher), TTLA Advanced Products Liability Seminar, 1996
  • Medical Malpractice and Tort Reform: New Tactics (Co-Author with Michael T. Gallagher), 7th Annual TTLA Medical Malpractice Conference, 1996
  • New Tactics Arguing Punitive Damages After September 1, 1995 (Co-Author with Michael T. Gallagher), 6th Annual TTLA Medical Malpractice Seminar, 1995
  • Legislative Update: Joint & Several Liability (Co-Author with Michael T. Gallagher), 19th Annual Page Keeton Products Liability and Personal Injury Law Conference, 1995


Other Sources of Feedback About Justin Presnal

Included on the 2023 Texas list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Texas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Justin Presnal on Super Lawyers


  • Texas "Super Lawyer-Rising Star" , - 2005
  • Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation
  • Best Lawyers: "Best Lawyers in Texas", - 2016
  • Best Lawyers: "Best Lawyers in America", in the area of Plantiffs' Personal Injury Litigation and Appellate Practice, 2016 - 2020
  • America's Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators, Southern Texas, - 2019

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One Court Street Alton, IL 62002


  • 618-259-2251

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  • Products Liability Litigation: An Update On Current Issues, University of Houston Law Foundation - Advanced Civil Litigation, February 7, 2008

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