Jay Youngblood is an equity partner. He manages the firm’s Tyler office. Mr. Youngblood has focused his legal career on the representation of Texas school districts in all areas of school law with an emphasis on business and construction law, employment matters, student discipline and counsel to the Board. Mr. Youngblood has substantial experience in commercial litigation, insurance defense litigation and real estate law. Mr. Youngblood manages the Tyler office of the firm.
Mr. Youngblood has over twenty years’ experience representing Texas public school districts in various matters including, personnel, administrative law, contract law, grievances, special education, discrimination, sexual harassment, student discipline, construction, school board policies, EEOC proceedings, OCR proceedings, real estate, and general legal advice. Mr. Youngblood has extensive trial experience in federal courts, state courts, and administrative hearings.
LICENSES & BAR ACTIVITIES
State Bar of Texas, 1991
Admitted in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Texas Supreme Court
MEMBERSHIP & SERVICE
State Bar of Texas
Construction Law and School Law Sections
Texas Council of School Attorneys
Smith County Bar Association
PUBLICATIONS & APPEARANCES
Guest lecturer on school-related topics. Provides school board training, in-service training, and workshops for East Texas school district clients.