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Bettye Lynn

Ms. Lynn, owner of Lynn Law, PLLC, is certified as a specialist in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Lynn practices exclusively in management labor and employment law and represents employers in both the public and private sectors.

Ms. Lynn's practice includes:

  • Representing cities in all aspects of civil service. Bettye publishes the Civil Service Reporter, a legal treatise devoted to Texas Civil Service and Arbitration.

  • Training managers and supervisors on effective employment practices.

  • Counseling clients on preventing employee claims and litigation.

  • Investigating employee complaints.

  • Advising clients on all employment related federal and state laws.

  • Assisting employers in preventing unionization of employees.

  • Negotiating meet and confer and collective bargaining agreements and advising on contract interpretation.

  • Litigating and arbitrating complex employment law issues, including constitutional claims and employee wage claims.

Ms. Lynn represents cities and counties across the State of Texas and private - sector clients, including employers in the manufacturing, healthcare, retail, and service sectors.


Management Labor and Employment Law


J.D. DePaul College of Law
M.P.A. in Public Administration, University of Kansas
B.A. in Government, American University, Washington, D.C.



Texas Municipal Human Resources Association
Texas City Attorneys Association
National Public Employer Labor Relations Association

Fort Worth Human Resources Association


Texas Civil Service Reporter, 2012-Present


Texas Local Civil Service
Fair Labor Standards Act

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