Law Firm in Central Texas | Estate Planning & Probate | Tax Preparation & Consultation | Business Law

17 N. 25th St.
Temple, TX 76504

254-773-1663 or 888-496-1040
254-773-2574 fax

Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm
Sat 9:00am - 12:00pm

Jim Thigpen

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254-773-1663 ext. 103

888-496-1040 toll-free

254-773-2574 fax


Joined Firm in 1973


Board Certified


Jim and his wife, Jean, moved to Temple in 1973 to join the firm Flood & Linzy. He was named partner in 1975. They have raised three children—Julie, Jennifer, and Jeffrey—on their farm and are now the proud grandparents of 11. In his free time, Jim maintains the farm, hunts, and is the voice of the Troy Trojans.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1973
  • U. S. Tax Court, 1974
  • 5th Circuit of Appeals, 1981


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, TX, 1973, J.D.
  • University of Houston, TX, 1970, B.B.A.

Professional Associations, Memberships and Special Designations

  • Board Certified by Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Estate Planning and Probate Law
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law section
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member, Bell County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Co-Chairman, Temple Christmas Parade
  • Elder, Western Hills Church of Christ
  • Public Address Announcer, Troy ISD Athletics

Birth Information

  • 1947, Corpus Christi, TX