Rosemary Lehmberg

Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty PB00068179

Rosemary Lehmberg was born in Tyler, Texas back in 1949.  She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Natural Sciences.   She continued her education where she graduated with a J.D. from Saint Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio.  After graduation, she ran a private practice until 1976.

That same year she started working for the DA’s office in Travis County.  Working as a trial attorney in the 167th District Court being promoted multiple times, she headed the specialized legal division.  In 1988, she became the Director of the Family Justice Division.  She was the First Assistant District Attorney from 1997 to 2009.

In 2013she was arrested for DWI with a blood alcohol level of .239, three times the legal limit.  The result of the arrest caused her to leave the office.

What you may not know about Rosemary is that in 2009, she became the first female District Attorney in Travis County, Texas.

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Comments (14)

Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello James - I admit I was looking for the rest of the story to unveil further - what happened next?  I am thinking there's more to follow.  There always is, right?  

May 17, 2021 04:20 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, James... shame that Dorothy's stellar career had to be interrupted the way it was.

May 17, 2021 04:37 AM
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY

Good morning James,

So it is not only "Realtor's" that drink!

Make yourself an awesome day.

May 17, 2021 04:41 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning James - too bad that her record had to be marred.

May 17, 2021 04:43 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

These kinds of stories sadden me and what I get from it is that she was so stressed and it led to her drinking, which led to her downfall.  We certainly need less stress in our lives to stay healthy and happy.

May 17, 2021 05:24 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Rosemary is obviously a brilliant person and I would bet she is doing just fine in private practive today. Thanks James Dray .

May 17, 2021 05:30 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning James. A talented individual who made a huge mistake, but she is likely doing well in private practice. Enjoy you day.

May 17, 2021 05:35 AM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

Nice story on this one. Some of these places in Texas can be a littler harder for women to break into.

May 17, 2021 07:24 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, James, for sharing this story.

Take care, be safe and have a great day.

May 17, 2021 07:34 AM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Good morning James! Sounds like quite the story to live through

May 17, 2021 08:40 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

What a talented individual and such a shame her mistake interrupted her career. Hopefully she is back on track.

May 17, 2021 09:34 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Like Michael Jacobs I was waiting for the punch line.  Given her job, no wonder she drank her way out of office---that is my punch line and I am sticking to it.  Cheers, A

May 17, 2021 10:08 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi James- wow and what a shame. It's a reminder that one oops moment can change everything for you. 

May 17, 2021 12:07 PM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

Rosemary Lehmberg’s love of the law led her to great heights. It is too bad that she eventually ran afoul of the law in a way that cost her career.

Oct 11, 2021 03:47 PM