Gary B. Houston

Gary B. Houston

Gary B. Houston






Gary was born in Murray, Kentucky.  He began practice with Whitlow, Roberts, Houston & Straub, PLLC in 1967 and has practiced with the same firm his entire career.

Mr. Houston’s experience includes estate planning, estate and trust administration, and representation of numerous closely held business and medical practice groups.  He has been voted as one of the Best Lawyers in America and Kentucky Super Lawyers.  Mr. Houston has received the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Licenses and Associations

  • Kentucky Bar, 1967
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
  • McCracken County Bar Association (President 1984-1985)
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation, Fellow



  • Vanderbilt Law School, J.D. 1967
  • Murray State University, B.A. 1964


Publications and Presentations

  • Contributing Author, University of Kentucky CLE Practice Handbooks:
    • Kentucky Estate Planning
    • Kentucky Estate Administration


Community Service

  • Broadway United Methodist Church, Governing Committees