Michael O. Presbitero

Michael O. Presbitero

Dallas, Texas

Michael O. Presbitero is an associate of Beasley, Hightower & Harris, P.C. Michael received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, graduating with high honors. Michael attended law school in Chicago at DePaul University College of Law where he graduated summa cum laude, named a member of the Order of the Coif, and received a certificate in business law. During law school, Michael was a staff member for Volume 61 of the DePaul Law Review and served as Business Manager and Associate Editor on the Executive Board for Volume 62 of the DePaul Law Review. He was also a member of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity.

In the year following law school, Michael took and passed both the Illinois and Texas State Bar Examinations and moved from Illinois to Texas. Michael was honored for his performance on the February 2014 Texas Bar Examination as he earned the third highest score in the state. Currently, Michael is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Texas, and licensed to practice before the Northern District of Texas and Eastern District of Texas. As an associate of the firm, Michael represents clients in commercial litigation matters across Texas. In his short time with Beasley, Hightower & Harris, P.C., Michael has gained experience representing parties in actions involving contract law, title insurance, foreclosure and enforcement of security interests, and recovery of secured collateral.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2013
  • Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. summa cum laude - 2013
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • B.S. in Finance - 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Third Highest Score on the February 2014 Texas Bar Examination
  • DePaul Law Review Board Member, Volume 62
  • DePaul Law Review Staff Member, Volume 61
  • Order of the Coif

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association