Attorney George H. McBee was born in Poteau, Oklahoma in 1942. He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1964. By 1967 he had earned a Juris Doctor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He was admitted to Oklahoma Bar that same year.
George is a member of the LeFlore County and Oklahoma Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. He practices in several areas, but focuses primarily on real property, oil and gas, probate and criminal law, trial and appellate practice.
George is a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity and Lambda Chi Alpha Social fraternity.
For twenty years beginning in 1983 George was the District Judge for the 16th Judicial District of Oklahoma (Haskell, Latimer and LeFlore Counties), and was president of the Oklahoma Judicial Conference in 2002. He is a member of the LeFlore County and Oklahoma Bar Associations as well as Phi Delta Phi. George spent the next three years in the United States Marine Corps where he attained the rank of Captain and served as a Special Martial Military Judge.
After leaving the Marine Corps, George entered private practice in Poteau, Oklahoma with Senator Jim Hamilton, forming law practices of Hamilton & McBee, and then, Hamilton, McBee & Warren.
George is very active in Poteau and LeFlore County serving as Elder of the First Christian Church of Poteau, and in various community projects. He is a current member and Past President of the Kiwanis Club, Trustee for the Carl Albert State College and Board Member for the LeFlore County Boys and Girls Club.