Lyndell Kirkley is a well known lawyer in the Fort Worth/Dallas Metroplex legal community, having practiced law for more than 43 years.  He began practicing in Fort Worth, Texas in 1971, traveling extensively across the United States handling class action litigation against Standard Oil of Indiana, and later against Getty Oil Company.  

Since then, Mr. Kirkley's law practice has spanned across numerous practice areas, including oil, gas and mineral rights, insurance defense, products liability, accountant, attorney, and medical malpractice, deceptive trade practices, fraud, contract cases, and general business law including, specifically, mergers & acquisitions, director and officer liability, securities, anti-trust, commercial transactions, ERISA, and intellectual property related matters, probate and estate planning, as well as insurance law, and tax.  He has supervised and had primary responsibility in complex multi-party civil litigation in State and Federal Courts and in class action suits.  Mr. Kirkley's experience includes roles as either lead counsel or co-counsel in litigation in various jurisdictions in Texas, and courts in Colorado, California, and Delaware.


J. Lyndell Kirkley -

  • Admitted to Texas bar, 1971
  • Admitted to practice in all Texas Courts,  Federal U.S. District Courts in Texas, Colorado and California, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.  
  • Undergraduate Education: Texas Christian University (B.B.A., 1967).
  • Legal Education: Southern Methodist University (J.D., 1970).
  • Member: Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, Tarrant County Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.