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Post Office Box 130246
The Woodlands, Texas 77393-0246
(281) 367-7732

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Gary Linn Evans
Office: (281) 367-7732, extension 1
Direct: (832) 541-8037
Fax: (281) 367-8003

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Gary L. Evans is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeroscience from Ohio State University and a Masters in Business Administration, with distinction, from Illinois Benedictine College. Gary L. Evans earned his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law where he was a member of the South Texas Law Review, was a member of the Order of the Lytae, and made Dean's List during multiple quarters.

Gary L. Evans is a member of the State Bar Association of Texas and is admitted to practice before Federal Courts.


C&E Managing Shareholder Gary L. Evans in front of his first restoration project, Aero Commander N799CE

Gary L. Evans is an Airline Transport Pilot with over 13,000 hours of flight experience, over 9,500 hours of turbojet experience, a Certified Flight Instructor - Multi-Engine Instrument and Ground Instructor Advanced Instruments. His flight training includes the American Airlines Flight Academy, United Airlines Cockpit Resource Management School, and FlightSafety International. He is type rated in the Cessna Citation 500/650, Lear Jet and Boeing 737, and owns and operates the firm's Aero Commander 500S ("Shrike") and Piper Aerostar 700P aircraft.


Photo courtesy of Andrew Compolo

Gary L. Evans is the author of Texas Landowners Strike Water -- Surface Estate Remediation and Legislatively Enhanced Liability in the Oil Patch-- A Proposal for the Optimum Protection of Groundwater Resources from Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in Texas, 37 S. TEX. L. REV. 477 (March 1996). Gary L. Evans authored and presented Trial By Fire Versus Trial By Jury: Land Mines on the Administrative Path to Aviation Truth and Justice at the 37th Annual Southern Methodist University School of Law Air Law Symposium during 2002.

Gary L. Evans is a past President of the Houston Aviation Advisory Council, Vice President of the Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society, the Texas State Chair of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, a member of the Aviation Insurance Association, the ABA Forum on Air & Space Law, the NTSB Bar Association, is an Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association member and Legal Services Plan Panel Attorney, and is a member of the Career Pilots Association. Mr. Evans is the recipient of the National Business Aviation Association's 10,000 Hour Flying Safety Award and was recognized as Hobby Airport Person of the Year for 1999 by the Pearland/Hobby Area Chamber of Commerce.

Gary L. Evans' substantial aviation experience includes many years flying the Lear 35, Gulfstream II/III, and Citation 500, 501, 550, and 650.

Gary L. Evans is a past President of the Lawyer Pilots Bar Association.

Gary L. Evans is married, and he and his wife Penny have four children and seven grandchildren.