D. Lynn Tate

Lynn Tate’s practice is concentrated on commercial litigation and agricultural law.  He has tried cases in Amarillo, Lubbock and throughout the Texas Panhandle.  He is licensed in both federal and state courts.  Mr. Tate represents agricultural based businesses and families, and representation ranges from litigation to business planning.

Mr. Tate was previously an intern for the Secretary of Agriculture and has a degree in Agricultural Economics.  He has major farming and ranching interests in the Texas Panhandle where he represents significant clients involved in agriculture.

In litigation, Mr. Tate has handled a number of cases regarding the cattle and farming industry and has represented secured creditors in priority disputes over livestock and real estate.  He has represented producers in insurance disputes, including issues involving inappropriate application of pesticides, as well as numerous liability issues.  Mr. Tate is familiar with both the landlord and tenant side of agricultural leases.

He has a significant practice involving farm service agency matters which ranges from person determination planning to representation involving county or state review of organizations and operations.  He has also handled numerous Federal Crop Insurance matters.

Mr. Tate has been active in representing both purchasers and sellers of agricultural real estate in this region.

Practice Area


  • Baylor Law School, J.D., 1987
  • Texas Tech University, B.S., 1984, summa cum laude


Contact D. Lynn Tate

Contact D. Lynn Tate

Underwood Law Firm, P.C.
500 S. Taylor
Suite 1200
Amarillo, Texas  79101
Phone: (806) 379-0375
Fax: (806) 349-9482


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Deaf Smith County, Texas
  • Denton County, Texas
  • Gray County, Texas
  • Lubbock County, Texas
  • Parker County, Texas
  • Potter County, Texas
  • Tarrant County, Texas
  • Wise County, Texas