Wade Gent

Capital Partner

Kaufman, TX | Corsicana, TX | Greenville, TX | Rockwall, TX | Tyler, TX | Waco, TX | Waxahachie, TX

James “Wade” Gent serves Linebarger’s Northeast Texas delinquent tax and court collection clients. As a trial attorney for nearly 25 years, his broad experience includes complex cases involving tax collection and other governmental receivables, state and federal regulations, fair debt collection, real estate disputes and appraisal district litigation.

Mr. Gent is admitted to practice law in Texas and Pennsylvania, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas. He has represented clients in over 100 Texas counties and in at least 12 states.

A graduate of Kaufman High School, Mr. Gent earned a BBA in Business Economics from Texas Tech University in 1996 and a Juris Doctorate from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in 2000. He is also a licensed real estate broker.

Prior to joining Linebarger, Mr. Gent was a Municipal Court Judge for 12 years and served as City Attorney for multiple cities. He represents Rockwall County as a board member of the North Central Texas Housing Finance Corporation and serves on the Rockwall ISD Education Foundation.