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Timothy Paul Lester

Real estate Attorney at Marshall, TX

5.0   5 reviews
  • State Years
    Oklahoma - OK 15 years
    Arkansas - AR 15 years
    Texas - TX 20 years
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State OK
    Acquired 2008
    Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State AR
    Acquired 2008
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2003
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Timothy

Learn Timothy’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Real estate
    Warranty Deeds, Special Warranty Deeds, Quitclaim Deeds, Rights-of-Way, Easements, Partitions, Correction Deeds, Leases.

    21 years

  2. Probate
    Preparing Last Wills and Testaments, Codicils. Serving as Attorney for Estate. Muniments of Title, Affidavits of Heirship.

    21 years

  3. Business
    Formation of Corporations, Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies. Buy-Sell Agreements, Contract Review, Litigation Avoidance, Business Advice, Non-Competes, Leases.

    21 years

  4. Contracts and agreements
    Review and draft contracts for business and residential sale of land/leases. Review and draft employment contracts and other general contracts.

    21 years

  5. Oil and gas
    Title Opinions (including Drill Site, Unit, and Supplemental), Lease Negotiations, Landman Experience.

    21 years

Hello. My name is Tim Lester.   I live in Marshall, Texas and have 5 children: Zachary, Zeke and Zane (twins), & Zander and Amelia (twins).


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Moseley & Lester
110 W. Houston Street
Suite 100
Marshall, TX, 75670


5.0 / 5.0
  5 customer reviews
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Posted by anonymous | November 7, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Outstanding lawyer
Mr. Lester is an outstanding lawyer. He has went out of his way to make sure that the legal needs of my Uncle and myself were taken care of.
Posted by Amanda | December 12, 2012
Real Estate Transaction
Mr. Lester closed my real estate transaction quickly and easily. It was a complex matter involving wrap-around mortgages.
Posted by Leonard | September 26, 2011
Legal counsel
Mr. Lester is one of the best attorneys I have ever used. He is quick to communicate with the client, talks in plain language so that you can understand, and he is very reasonable. I have used him for various items and he is impressive, especially in his diverse legal knowledge.
Posted by anonymous | September 26, 2011
Great experience with sound advice.
Mr. Lester handled my negotiations for my oil and gas lease. Very favorable outcome.
Posted by anonymous | September 26, 2011
Helped out a great deal
Helped negotiate an important contract.


  • Hourly Rates $ 175-175 per hour
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Counselor & Attorney-at-Law
  • The Lester Firm/Moseley & Lester
  • 2003 - Present
  • Vice-President & General Counsel
  • Maverick Land Services, Inc.
  • 2006 - 2009
  • Assistant General Counsel
  • Camterra Resources
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Landman/Attorney
  • Maverick Land Services, Inc.
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Staff Attorney
  • Louis A. Williams & Associates
  • 2003 - 2004
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  • University of Houston
  • 2003
  • Louisiana State University, Shreveport
  • MBA
  • 1997
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1992

Sample of Legal Cases

  • TRO
  • TRO Granted
  • Suit involving Property Sale
  • Favorable Settlement
  • Probate with Out-of-Country Minor Devisee
  • Independent Administration Approved
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  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow
  • 2006 - Present
  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Jane Ray Award for Outstanding Comment
  • Houston Journal of International Law
  • 2002


  • Journal of Internet Law
  • Private Parts: Legal Issues Surrounding E-Mail Monitoring and the Councilman Decision
  • 2005
  • Journal of Information Technology in Medicine
  • Windows NT and Macs CAN Coexist
  • 1999
  • Proceedings of the Computers in Healthcare Education Symposium
  • Student Computing: Is Compulsory Purchase Acceptable?”
  • 1998
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Speaking Engagements

  • NADOA Handbook Series Webinar
  • Texas Law of Oil and Gas
  • 2012
  • Landman's Big Adventure
  • Texas Case Law & Regulatory Update 2012
  • 2012
  • Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen October Meeting
  • Comparison and Contrast of Texas and Louisiana Oil & Gas Law
  • 2007
  • Continuing Education Course
  • Advanced Topics in Instrument Interpretation
  • 2007
  • Continuing Education Course
  • Mineral Title Examinations, Opinions & Curative 101
  • 2006
  • Continuing Education Course
  • Conservation, Pooling & Unitization for the Landman
  • 2006
  • Continuing Education Course
  • The Art of Leasing
  • 2006
  • Continuing Education Course
  • Dealing with Difficult Lessors
  • 2005
  • Continuing Education Course
  • Louisiana Law for the Texas Landman
  • 2005
  • Continuing Education Course
  • Technology Basics for the Landman
  • 2004
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Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (4)
Endorse Timothy
Oil and gas Attorney | Nov 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
General practice Attorney | Nov 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Tim for general civil work after having worked with him for an extended time. I know that he is careful, thoughtful, and willing to fight hard for his client. He is careful to do the necessary research to ensure he gives accurate and helpful advice. Tim makes sure there is a good and positive outcome for his clients. Tim is well informed on the law and is respected by other attorneys, as they know he knows what he is talking about. He is especially knowledgeable about real estate, and I strongly commend Tim for work on contracts, business-related issues, wills and estates, probate, and other civil matters."
Oil and gas Attorney | Jul 22
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this talented and knowledgeable attorney, who is well-respected in the legal community."
Real estate Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I graduated law school with Tim several years ago and have asked for advice from him countless times on real estate matters and oil and gas issues. Tim's advice has always been extremely knowledgeable and considers both regulations and case law. On a personal note - Tim also prepared my will for me and navigated slightly complex tenant in common issue. I highly recommend Tim for any legal issue."
Environmental and natural resources
Real estate
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