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Alexandra W. Albright

  • Senior Lecturer

Education

  • JD University of Texas at Austin
  • BA The University of the South

Areas of Specialty

Alex Wilson Albright is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Texas School of Law, where she teaches first-year Civil Procedure and Texas Civil Procedure. She is also the Faculty Advisor for the Law School's Judicial Clerkship Program.

Professor Albright is a member of the American Law Institute, and Vice-Chair of the Texas Pattern Jury Charge Oversight Committee. She has been a member of the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Court Rules since 1993, and played a key role in redrafting the discovery rules that went into effect in January 1999. She was presented a Presidential Citation by the State Bar of Texas in 2008 for her service as Reporter to the Task Force on Court Administration. She is the author of a casebook, Texas Courts: A Survey and a co-author of the Handbook on Texas Discovery Practice, part of West's Texas Practice Series. She has written several articles on Texas civil procedure issues, and is a frequent CLE speaker.

Professor Albright is an honors graduate of the University of the South: Sewanee and the University of Texas School of Law. She was a law clerk for Judge Thomas M. Reavley of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, then an associate, and a partner at the firm of Thompson & Knight in Dallas, Texas, where she had a general civil trial and appellate practice. She is currently of counsel with the appellate firm of Alexander, Dubose, Jefferson & Townsend. She is an active community volunteer, cyclist, and traveler, with her husband, Clint Parsley, and their five grown children.

Recent Publications

  • Texas Courts: A Survey: Cases & Materials (Dallas: Imprimatur Press, 2014-2015 ed. 2014; 2013-2014 ed. 2013; 2012-2013 ed. 2012; 2011-2012 ed. 2011; 2010-2011 ed. 2010; 2009-2010 ed. 2009; 2nd ed. 2006; Carollton, Tex: Imprimatur Press, 1st ed. 2005).
  • Handbook on Texas Discovery Practice: The New Rules Governing Discovery (St. Paul: Thomson/West, 2009-2014, with Charles F. Herring Jr.; St. Paul: West, 1999-2008, with Charles Herring Jr. & Robert H. Pemberton). <http://tallons.law.utexas.edu/record=b1424136~S0>
  • Default Judgments, The Advocate (Fall 2013).

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Recent Activities

  • Panel

    November 16, 2014

    Appellate Judges Education Institute

    Pennoyer Strikes Back: Personal Jurisdiction in the Global Age

  • Presentation

    2013

    Page Keeton Products Liability & Personal Injury Conference

    "Default Judgments"

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Contact Information

Alexandra W. Albright

aalbright@law.utexas.edu

Work (512) 232-1316

Fax (512) 471-6988

Office: TNH 2.322A
The University of Texas at Austin
727 E Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705

Faculty Assistant

Katherine M. Deetjen kdeetjen@law.utexas.edu
(512) 232-1514

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