Before he became a judge, Lambert had about 20 years of experience as a private practice attorney. In that time, he argued 25-30 jury trials, 40-50 non-jury trials, and 1 case for administrative bodies (government agencies) to completion. He spent the first 10 years mainly specializing in civil and probate cases, along with some criminal and domestic relations. After that he created his own firm, where he mostly worked in insurance defense, with some construction litigation.
This judge is a member of the Federalist Society.
This judge is a textualist, who uses an interpretation of the Constitution that is advocated by the Federalist Society.
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* Appointed instead of running for election because of a vacancy between election cycles.