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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
It was wonderful to see such a diverse & enthusiastic group of inductees at yesterday’s HYLA – Houston Young Lawyers Association’s swearing in. Thank you for the honor of participating in this important day.
TYLA (Texas Young Lawyers’ Association) generously invited me to judge a round in their 2018 Moot Court Competition, held in conjunction with the State Bar’s Annual Meeting. This morning, was my chance to judge the competition.
Judge Landrum is sharing insights on “The Complete Expert Witness: More Than the Report”. He is a great example of a leader who shares his expertise to help others.
Judge Landrum and supporters.
Judge Landrum was honored to deliver the invocation at Tuesday’s meeting of the Houston City Council by invitation of Council Member Brenda Stardig. Our city and county are unique among metropolitan areas in being welcoming, generous and full of vitality.
Judge Landrum was thrilled to work with HYLA – Houston Young Lawyers Association again earlier this week. With the leadership of this great board, the involved, motivated professionals of HYLA have great things in store for our profession. Thanks for keeping this Judge on board.
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