James Lamey Associate Attorney
“My ideal client is a good person who’s come face to face with bad things.” – James Lamey
Professional Life and Practice
Associate attorney James Lamey is a newly sworn in member of the State Bar of Texas. James has a strong focus on advocacy and works on the medical malpractice docket at Brown Wharton & Brothers. As an advocate for his clients, James believes in taking difficult, often complex situations and condensing them down into real, manageable solutions. He is passionate about working with his clients to transform their difficult time into a solid case that will get results. He is also dedicated to seeing situations made right. In his own life, he strives to do the right thing, at the right time, and for the right reasons.
James brings to BWB a talent for communication. He has the ability to help people overcome disagreements and reach an understanding through communication. He views his role for his clients as lending them his knowledge and understanding of the legal system to resolve their cases. In addition to his legal training, James holds certificates in mediation and arbitration.
James graduated from the University of Texas as a National Merit Scholar studying English and Mathematics. He then went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center. During his time at UHLC, James distinguished himself as an advocate. He obtained numerous mock trial awards and served as the President of the Federalist Society. He also was the sole recipient of the Byron McCoy Excellence in Advocacy Scholarship in his graduating class. Since earning his degree, James has returned to UHLC on several occasions as a guest lecturer for legal writing classes.
James was born in New Zealand but was raised in the United States. He moved to Katy, Texas in 2000 but now calls Houston home. In his spare time, James enjoys a variety of activities including reading, playing tennis, target shooting, golfing badly, and spending time with his family.
Awards & Recognition
- Licensed to practice in Texas and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- The Order of Barristers
- Byron McCoy Excellence in Advocacy Scholarship, 2016
- Champion: Blakely-Butler Moot Court Competition, 2015
- Champion: Hippard Open Mock Trial Competition, 2015
- Champion: Hippard Novice Mock Trial Competition, 2014
- Eagle Scout with Bronze, Gold, and Silver Palms