George L. Thompson, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Lubbock, TX

Thompson & Kerby Law Offices
 | 4219 85th Street, Lubbock, TX 79423
Phone: 806-793-7600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1969
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

George L. Thompson, III, is a lawyer at Thompson & Kerby Law Offices in Lubbock, Texas. With more than four decades of experience in civil litigation and personal injury defense, he represents clients throughout West Texas in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Mr. Thompson has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants in oil and gas litigation.

Mr. Thompson is licensed to practice in all Texas state courts, the U.S. district courts for the northern and western districts of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Thompson has been certified as a specialist in personal injury law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

A graduate of Hardin-Simmons University, Mr. Thompson earned his law degree from Baylor Law School, where he served on the law review. Following law school, Mr. Thompson held positions with Lubbock County government, including first assistant county attorney and first assistant criminal district attorney. In 1972, he joined the firm that served as a predecessor to Thompson & Kerby Law Offices.

Throughout his career, Mr. Thompson has represented several notable clients, including the city of Lubbock, The Children's Home of Lubbock, State Farm insurance company and the Texas Municipal League.

Mr. Thompson is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the Lubbock County Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, The Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Inc., and the Defense Research Institute. He is also a member of the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (40%)

Personal Injury - General (30%)

Personal Injury - General (30%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017

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About George Thompson, III

Admitted: 1969, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.thompsonandkerby.com/Attorneys/George-L-Thompson-...

Honors and Awards:

  • Texas Super Lawyers List 2015
  • Phi Alpha Delta

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Personal Injury, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1988

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Defense Research Institute
  • National Uniform Commission on State Laws
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Lubbock County Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1975
  • Texas, 1969

Representative Clients:

  • Texas Municipal League
  • State Farm Insurance Company
  • City of Lubbock
  • Children's Home of Lubbock & Family Service Agency, Incorporated

Educational Background:

  • Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas, B.A., 1966
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Office Location for George L. Thompson, III

4219 85th Street
Lubbock, TX 79423

Phone: 806-793-7600

 

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Last Updated: 1/25/2017

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