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James E. Lambert III

  • (228) 214-0383
Download Resume jlambert@balch.com
  • University of Mississippi School of Law
    J.D., 2012
  • Mississippi State University
    B.B.A., 2008
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 2012
  • West Virginia, 2019
About Jake
  • What types of clients do you represent?

    My clients range from state agencies and large companies to small businesses and individuals. I also have represented physicians, hospitals, and other heath care providers in malpractice as well as other healthcare related litigation.

  • What do you see on the horizon in your area of practice?

    Litigation is rapidly becoming more economically driven, demanding that attorneys engage in a cost-sensitive approach to avoid unnecessary expenses in an effort to provide the highest return on the client's litigation investment.

  • Which Courts or agencies do you most often appear before on behalf of your clients?
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?

Select Matters

  • Corporate Litigation: Part of a litigation team which served as general litigation counsel for a regional publicly-regulated utility.
  • State Agency Representation: Served as outside counsel to several state agencies in a wide variety of matters, ranging from litigation, public contract procurement, and general legal advice.
  • Medical Practice Litigation: Represented physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice defense.



    • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2012
    • Mississippi State University, B.B.A., 2008
    • Mississippi Supreme Court, 2012
    • Mississippi State Court, 2012
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, 2015
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi, 2015
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2012
    • West Virginia Supreme Court, 2019
    • West Virginia State Court, 2019
    Bar Admissions
    • Mississippi, 2012
    • West Virginia, 2019
    Professional Affiliations
    • DRI
    • Mississippi Defense Lawyer Association
    Awards & Accolades
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Ones to Watch, 2023 - present
    • Appointed by Mississippi Supreme Court to serve three year term on the Mississippi Bar Complaint Tribunal, January 2019.
    Community Involvement
    • Old Waverly Junior Golf Foundation, Board Member
    • Revelers Carnival Association
    • Mississippi Supreme Court, Justice Michael K. Randolph, 2012 - 2014