James Guest


Lufkin, TX | Corsicana, TX | Tyler, TX | Waco, TX | Livingston, TX

James Guest shares his enthusiasm and professionalism with our clients from our Lufkin office. He strives daily to ensure every client receives prompt customer service, excellent legal representation, and a reliable stream of delinquent tax revenue.

A former U.S. Marine, Mr. Guest worked five years as a government contractor in Iraq and Afghanistan before joining Linebarger in December 2014.

Mr. Guest supports his community in a variety of ways including serving on several voluntary boards including the Lufkin Education Foundation, Silsbee Education Foundation, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of Deep East Texas, and the City of Zavalla Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Guest is also a member of the Angelina County Bar Association. 

In 2006, he graduated from American Intercontinental University (B.S., Information Technology, magna cum laude), and then pursued a law degree from the University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 2014). James was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2014.  During law school, James was an Editor of the Houston Business and Tax Law Journal. He was also awarded a 2013 Blask Fellowship for his commitment to public service due to his involvement with Harris County Veterans Court and two federal internships that included working with the Honorable Judge Harold Demoss of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.  


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