Jim Lambeth

Managing Partner
Management Committee Member

Tyler, TX | Corsicana, TX | Dublin, OH | Harrisburg, PA | Kaufman, TX | Livingston, TX | Longview, TX | Lufkin, TX | Paris, TX | Rockwall, TX | Waco, TX | Waxahachie, TX

Jim Lambeth manages Linebarger’s Tyler and Northeast Texas offices. In this role, he oversees law firm operations and ensures strong relationships with clients from the Corsicana, Kaufman, Longview, Lufkin, Paris, Rockwall, Waxahachie, Waco, and Tyler law offices. He also oversees the firm’s Property Value Study Appeals Division that represents over 180 Texas school districts. The firm’s PVS division challenges the state Comptroller’s School District Property Value Study findings through administrative and district court appeals and these actions result in tens of millions of dollars in aid gain for the firm’s school district clients each year.

Mr. Lambeth has deep ties to East Texas, serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Smith County. He serves as the Northeast Texas Joint TAAO/TAAD Chapter Treasurer and teaches TDLR Certified Property Tax Professional continuing education classes and required courses including ethics, case law, and legislative updates. Mr. Lambeth serves his local community as a member of the Smith County Peace Officers Association and as an Advisory Board member during the inception of the Tyler Junior College Law Enforcement Academy. Mr. Lambeth has held leadership positions on various boards and committees, including the Tyler Economic Development Council, and previously served as Chairman of the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce. He has volunteered with the Tyler Literacy Council, CASA program of Smith, Van Zandt, and Wood Counties. Additionally, he is a former Lay Leader and Trustee of Lanes Chapel United Methodist Church.  

Mr. Lambeth earned his Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1995 and was honored with the prestigious American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Studies. 


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