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David L. LeBas



David LeBas’ practice concentrates in the construction, agriculture, and banking industries. Mr. LeBas is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law. He handles commercial disputes, including trials, arbitrations and appeals, and transactions in his areas of concentration. Mr. LeBas is a recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Agricultural Law Award from the American Agricultural Law Association. He is a past president of the Amarillo Area Young Lawyers Association, a past director of the Texas Young Lawyers Association, a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, former chair of the State Bar’s Agricultural Law Committee, and a member of the Construction Specifications Institute.



Excellence in Agricultural Law Award, American Agricultural Law Association, 2016

Texas Super Lawyer, Thompson Reuters Legal,  2018 - 2019


Civic & Professional

Texas Young Lawyer Association (Director)

State Bar of Texas, Agricultural Law Committee (Chair)

Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow)

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Certifications & Specialties

Certifications & Specialties

Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Representative Clients

American Bank of Commerce

Cactus Feeders, Inc.

Central Texas Highway Constructors, L.L.C.

Ferrovial Agroman

Friona Industries, L P

JBS USA Holdings, Inc.

Texas Cattle Feeders Association

Western Builders of Amarillo, Inc.

Zachry Construction Corporation


  • State Bar of Texas, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1982

  • Law Review: American Journal of Criminal Law

University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in Economics & Government, 1979

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