Michael L. McReynolds
A founding member of the San Antonio law firm McReynolds & Tye, P.C., attorney Michael L. McReynolds practices extensively in the area of oil and gas law in South Texas. Mr. McReynolds attended undergraduate school at John Brown University and earned his Juris Doctorate law degree from University of Texas at Austin, where he belonged to Phi Delta Phi international legal fraternity. Admitted to the Bar in 1972, Mr. McReynolds is licensed to practice in the state courts throughout Texas, as well as the U.S. District Courts in the Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the District of Arizona.
In 1972-73, Mr. McReynolds served as a Briefing Attorney to the Texas Fourth Court of Civil Appeals. He served as in-house counsel for several oil companies over many years and has been Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law since 1986 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS). Mr. McReynolds served on the TBLS Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Exam Commission from 2003-2008, including serving as Chair in 2007 and 2008.
Mr. McReynolds is a member of the San Antonio Bar Association and a Past Chairman of the Association's Natural Resources Section. He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas, the College of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Bar Foundation, the American Petroleum Institute, the South Texas Geological Society, the San Antonio Association of Professional Landmen, the San Antonio Geophysical Society, and the Christian Legal Society.
Richard H. Tye
Texas native Richard H. Tye practices in the areas of wills, probate, trusts and estates, estate and gift taxation, and income tax on behalf of the firm's clientele. Mr. Tye received his B.S., and D.V.M. degrees from Texas A&M University in 1972 and his Juris Doctorate law degree from Baylor University in 1989. In addition, he earned an advanced law degree of Masters of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from New York University in 1990. Mr. Tye was admitted to practice in the state courts of Texas in 1989 and to the courts in New York and the U.S. Tax Court in 1991.
While in law school, Mr. Tye served as Notes and Comment Editor on the Baylor Law Review. He served from 1998-2006 on the Tax Law Exam Commission for the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Tye is Board Certified in Estate Planning & Probate Law and Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Mr. Tye is a member of the San Antonio Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and the College of the State Bar of Texas, and the San Antonio Estate Planners' Council.
Martin D. McReynolds
Martin D. McReynolds practices in the areas of oil and gas law, real property law, estate planning and business law. Like his father, Martin attended John Brown University, earning a bachelor of science in Biology and graduating with honors. Martin earned a juris doctorate degree from Michigan State University College of Law, graduating magna cum laude. While in law school, Martin completed a tax law certificate program and was a member of the Phi Delta Phi international legal fraternity. Martin also served as law clerk for the 40th Circuit Court in Lapeer County, Michigan.
Martin was admitted to practice law in Michigan in 2005 and in Texas in 2011. Additionally, he is licensed in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.
Martin is a member of the San Antonio Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of Michigan and the San Antonio Association of Professional Landmen.
Jill F. Ford, TBLS
Jill F. Ford is a Board Certified Paralegal in the area of Estate Planning & Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. A graduate of Texas Tech University, Ms. Ford is an active member of the San Antonio Estate Planners' Council, and the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas. Ms. Ford also volunteers her time with Junior League of San Antonio.
Alexis R. Harbison
Legal Secretary, Office Administrator
Alexis R. Harbison is the firm’s office administrator and legal secretary to the firm's attorneys. A graduate from University of Texas at San Antonio, Ms. Harbison is a member of the San Antonio Estate Planner's Council.