Professional Background & Accomplishments

  • Launched arbitration and mediation practice in January 2019
  • Incumbent Judge, 113th Civil District Court of Harris County, Texas May, 2013-December 2018
  • Board Certified, Civil Trial Law (1989) and Civil Appellate Law, (1995), Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Highest rated “AV Pre-eminent” by Martindale Hubbell in ethics and proficiency
  • Multiple year panelist and lecturer, continuing legal education
  • Forty year legal career. Before taking the bench, represented clients in hundreds of cases in state and federal trial courts and appearing in scores of cases before state and federal appellate courts
  • Tax Master for Harris County Civil District Courts, 1996 thru 2010. This involved dispositions in thousands of delinquent ad valorem tax cases
  • American Arbitration Panel of Neutrals deciding commercial and construction arbitration matters, from 1990 to 2013; arbitrator for FINRA Dispute Resolution from 2005 to 2013
  • Graduate, University of Texas School of Law, 1976
  • Graduate, University of St. Thomas, B. A. 1973, Cum Laude

Community Involvement & Personal Information

  • The Landrums have been active in the Spring Branch Independent School District for many years whereMary Grace served as an elected Trustee.
  • Houston Bar Association Alternate Dispute Resolution Section Council
  • Volunteer Judge for law school Moot Court and Mock Trial competitions
  • The Landrum’s are active members of St. Cecilia Catholic Church.
  • Member – Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists
  • Former Spring Branch ISD School Finance Team member
  • Former pro bono legal counsel to The Crossroads School – a private school serving children with special needs
  • Married to Mary Grace for 34 years