157th STATE DISTRICT COURT


JUDGE  RANDY

WILSON



Judge Wilson is a prolific legal writer.  He is dedicated to improving the legal profession.


Book Chapters:

  • Wilson & Susman, Winning at Trial : Insights from the Bench & Leading Litigators, Chapter 2, Jury Selection, pp 50-81 (Law Journal Press 2014)


Legal Articles:



Columns in THE ADVOCATE, STATE BAR LITIGATION REPORT:


  • What Are the 10 Hardest Questions? (Summer 2007)
  • Show It, Don't Just Say It! (Fall 2007)
  • Make Your Briefs Graphic (Winter 2007)
  • Close the Gates (Summer 2008)
  • Folklore and Myths (Fall 2008)
  • The Oral Hearing (Winter 2008)
  • The Bench Trial: It Really is Different (Summer 2009)
  • Impeaching With a Prior Deposition. (Fall 2009)
  • Voir Dire Checklist (Personal Injury Case) (Winter 2009)
  • The Document Production (Summer 2010)
  • Forty-Five Days Out  (Winter 2010)
  • The Motion to Compel (Summer 2011)
  • The Closing  (Fall 2011)
  • Do You Suggest A Number? (Winter 2011)
  • Motions in Limine (Summer 2012)
  • Take that Deposition on the Road (Fall 2012)
  • The Problem with Jury Response Rate-Let's Get the Numbers Right (Winter 2012)
  • Restraining Orders (Spring 2013)
  • Recent Bench Trials (Summer 2013)
  • Jury Notes (Fall 2013)
  • Motions to Dismiss (Winter 2013)
  • The Opening Statement (Summer 2014)
  • Summary Judgments (Fall 2014)
  • Don't Be that Guy Who... (Winter 2014)
  • Can't We Just Make the Record Clear? (Summer 2015)
  • Judges Talk (Fall 2015)
  • If I Knew Then What I Know Now--Juries (Winter 2015)
  • Taking Depositions for Trial (Summer 2016)
  • Multiple Summary Judgments? (Fall 2016)
  • Television Objections (Winter 2016)
  • Plan for the Worst (Spring 2017)
  • Sometimes Old School is the Best (Fall 2017)


Columns in The Texas Lawyer:


  • Randy Wilson, "Legal Lessons for the Next Generation," 38 Texas Lawyer, Vol. 25, p 39 (Dec. 21, 2009) ("Reprinted with permission from the (Dec. 21, 2009) edition of Texas Lawyer (c) 2009 ALM Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. Further duplication without permission is prohibited.")
  • Randy Wilson, "The Proof From Post-Trial Juror Surveys," 23 Texas Lawyer, Vol. 28, p.23 (Sept. 3, 2012) ("Reprinted with permission from the (Sept. 3, 2012) edition of Texas Lawyer (c) 2012 ALM Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. Further duplication without permission is prohibited.)


Blogs:


  • ​What Do Judges Say About the Jury System? Tex. Bar Blog, May 2, 2017.