John Thomas "Trey" Lamar, III

tlamar@lamarhannaford.com
662-562-6537

After finishing his undergraduate degree in Business with emphasis in real estate and management from Ole Miss, Trey moved to Jackson where he obtained his law degree from Mississippi College School of Law.  During law school, he served on the Moot Court Board and as president of the Christian Legal Society.  After law school, Trey moved back to his hometown of Senatobia where he began practicing law with the firm that his grandfather founded in 1958.  In 2008 he obtained an LLM degree in taxation from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.  In 2011, Trey was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives where he represents the citizens of House District 8 in the Mississippi Legislature.  When he is not practicing law or tending to legislative duties, Trey enjoys spending time with family and friends, the outdoors, sports and history.

AREAS OF EMPHASIS
General Litigation
Personal Injury
Professional Liability
Wills, Estates and Trusts
Criminal Law
Governmental Law

EDUCATION
Washington University School of Law – St. Louis, Missouri
LL.M., Master of Laws in Taxation, 2008

Mississippi College School of Law – Jackson, Mississippi
J.D., 2007
•    Moot Court Board
•    Christian Legal Society, President

The University of Mississippi – Oxford, Mississippi
B.B.A., Real Estate and Management 2003
•    Ole Miss Football, 2001-2002
•    Student Body Senator

BAR ADMISSIONS
United States Tax Court, 2008
Mississippi, 2007
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, 2007
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, 2007
U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2007

ASSOCIATIONS
Mississippi Bar Association
•    Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors 2011-2013
•     Mississippi Bar 2011 Leadership Forum
American Bar Association
American Inns of Court, William C. Keady Chapter

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT 
First Baptist Church of Senatobia
•    Deacon
Rotary Club of Senatobia
Tate County Economic Development Foundation
•    Board of Directors, 2010-2015


DISTINCTIONS
Mississippi House of Representatives
•     House District 8, 2012 - present
Mid South Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2011 - 2016  
Northwest Mississippi Community College Adjunct Professor
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Sigma Nu Fraternity
Ole Miss M-Club - Lifetime Member
Ole Miss Alumni Association - Lifetime Member
Graduate of Leadership Tate County
Office of Governor Haley Barbour
•    Law Clerk to Chief Counsel, 2006-07

REPRESENTATIVE CASES
Henrichs v. Henrichs, 32 So.3d 1202 (Miss.App. 2009) 
In re Estate of Smith, 69 So.3d 1 (Miss. 2011)
W.E. Davis v. United States of America, 481 Fed.Appx. 145 (5th Cir. 2012)
One 1970 Mercury Couger v. Tunica County, 115 So.3d 792 (Miss. 2013)
In re Estate of White, 152 So.3d 314 (Miss. 2014)
Hill v. City of Horn Lake, 160 So.3d 671 (Miss. 2015)

PERSONAL
Born August 5, 1980 in Memphis, TN
Married to Jill Anthony Lamar; three children, Ford, John Brantley, and Annie.