Michael E. Gazette

Michael E. Gazette

Sole Practitioner
Tyler, Texas
(903) 596-9922

Mike Gazette was born and raised in Kilgore, Texas.  After receiving his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University and his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law,  Mike moved to Tyler to work for the firm now known as Ramey & Flock, P. C.  In Tyler, he met Linda, a kindergarten teacher whom he married in 1982.  They have two daughters.  Laura is a commercial underwriter with Chubb Insurance in Dallas, and Elizabeth is a financial analyst with L'Oreal USA in New York.  Mike formed his own practice in 1996 and has been a sole practitioner since then.  He enjoys gardening and walking and is an active worker at Green Acres Baptist Church as a deacon and an overseer of several adult Sunday morning Bible study classes.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Business Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate and Construction Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1985
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Texas, 1985
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Texas, 2001


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - May, 1976
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    • Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude - 1973
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Smith County Bar Association, Member (President 1990-1991), 1976 - Present
  • Defense Research Institute, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Ramey & Flock, P.C., Shareholder, 1976 - 1995


  • English