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Jim Lamphron, CPA

Jim Lamphron, CPA

Jim Lamphron has been with the Firm since 2008 and is a Principal in the Firm’s Audit Division.

Prior to joining Warren Averett, Jim spent 33 years with an international accounting firm before retiring as a partner. He currently serves as Director of Quality Control for the Firm. In that capacity he writes policy, and monitors and tests compliance with policies. Jim serves as a leader of the Firm’s SEC/Large Company and Financial Services Practice Group, as well as for the Firm’s Audit Best Practice group. He specializes in internal control examinations, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, accounting advisory services, external, specialized and employee benefit plan audits, review assurance services, and SEC and IFRS financial reporting. Jim also has extensive experience serving clients in the construction, financial services, government contractors, healthcare facilities, hospitals and practices, manufacturing & distribution, natural resources and nonprofit industries. Jim resides in Vestavia Hills with his wife and daughter.


  • Bachelor of Arts
    The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
  • Bachelor of Science
    University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants

Ask Me About

  • How to identify risk in your accounting processes and controls
  • Besides performing a financial statement audit, how does your accounting firm help you grow your business
  • How to prepare for a first time audit
  • Raising a newborn at age 57
  • My former careers as a U.S. Marine, parole/probation officer, and a stockbroker