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Naman Howell Elects New Equity Members


Naman Howell is proud to announce the election of Evan F. Patterson and Madison N. Preston as Equity Members in the firm. 

Evan F. Patterson practices civil litigation, focusing primarily on personal injury defense in commercial transportation and products/premises liability cases. Prior to joining Naman Howell, Evan worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted all manner of cases including DWIs, fraud cases, murders, and more. While representing Bexar County, Evan tried over 25 cases to verdict. Apart from his courtroom experience, Evan’s prosecutorial background gives him a leg up in handling investigations, and clients have found this experience particularly valuable when it comes to handling initial investigations of major incidents. Evan excels in identifying and preserving the crucial pieces of evidence that will protect his client’s interest in any later litigation. He attended Baylor University where he received his B.A. and received his JD from Boston College Law School.

Madison Naylor Preston concentrates her practice in civil and commercial litigation, including transportation, personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, insurance defense, employment disputes, and construction defect litigation. She manages each case she is assigned with a strategic eye and her client's best interest in mind. She is regularly called upon to evaluate challenging legal issues and develop litigation strategies for her clients. Madison has successfully defended individuals and commercial carriers in wrongful death, personal injury, and Deceptive Trade Practices Act lawsuits. She has assisted clients with resolving disputes and lawsuits through mediation and jury trials. Madison attended The University of Texas at Austin where she received her B.A. and received her JD from St. Mary’s University School of Law.

About Naman Howell Smith & Lee, PLLC

Since 1917, Naman Howell Smith & Lee has been providing individuals and businesses throughout Texas with the personal attentiveness and expertise they need on their legal matters when they need it most. We pride ourselves on our heritage, vision, and exceptional results. For more information about Naman Howell, please visit

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