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About Us

About Our Firm

Smith, Lambright and Associates, PC has been serving the Henderson County, Texas area for over fifty years. We have grown from a small public accounting firm in 1954 to a certified public accounting firm presently. We provide tax compliance, small government and non-profit audits, write-up work, financial planning and other related accounting services to our clientele.

Our mission statement is to provide high quality accounting and auditing services to our clients at a reasonable cost. We are constantly educating ourselves to accomplish this task by staying abreast of recent laws, rules and audit pronouncements. We have been peer reviewed since its required inception and received an unmodified opinion in our most recent review in 2012.

Firm Personnel

At Smith, Lambright & Associates, P.C., we strive to obtain the accounting profession's most qualified tax and accounting professionals to meet the ever-changing needs of our diverse client base. Unparalleled in experience, our staff will provide you with the expertise required to meet all your needs.

Our Team

Professional Staff

Marlin R. Smith, CPA - Co-owner and CEO

Graduate of the University of Texas at Austin
CPA since 1962
Member of this firm since 1960

J. W. Lambright, CPA - Co-owner and VP

Graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington
CPA since 197
6 Member of this firm since 1977

Cheri E. Kirkland, CPA

Graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington
CPA since 1980
Member of this firm since 1985

David N. Hopkins, CPA

Graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas
CPA since 1986
Member of this firm since 2016

Dewayne Hallmark

Graduate of Federal Institute in Tyler, Texas
Member of this firm since 1963

Jason Lambright

Graduate of Texas A&M University
Member of this firm since 2008

John D. LeGard

Graduate of University of Texas at Tyler
Member of this firm since 2009

Connie Christopher

Graduate of Kaplan University
Member of this firm since 2005

Additional Staff

Sandra Barton, Secretary

Member of this firm since 2014

  • Smith, Lambright & Associates, P.C.
  • 505 East Tyler Street
  • Athens, TX 75751
  • Telephone: (903) 675-5674
  • Fax: (903) 675-5676