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Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law

Randy Nelson is a trial lawyer who handles serious personal injury, products liability, premises liability, contract disputes, commercial litigation, and claims against insurance companies.

Randy has tried numerous cases defending wrongful death and serious personal injury claims. Over the course of his practice, Randy has resolved hundreds of cases in which he represented business owners, apartment complexes, manufacturers, trucking companies, construction companies, and churches.

Randy is often called upon to represent excess insurers and to evaluate the handling of ongoing litigation in high risk cases. He is certified by the State Board of Legal Specialization in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law. Only 3% of all Texas attorneys hold this double certification.

Representative Experience

Obtained complete defense verdict in favor of a large machinery manufacturer where plaintiff was severely injured and brought claims of manufacturing, design, and marketing defects against the manufacturer.

Secured a jury verdict in a wrongful death products liability lawsuit against a manufacturer of children’s products.

Obtained a jury verdict defending a crane company in a construction accident case involving allegations of catastrophic injuries.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of tissue donor bank in a case involving facial reconstructive surgery.

Defended a gymnastics facility against allegations that a student was sexually assaulted by an employee.

Defended a food distribution company involving food contamination.

Secured a summary judgment on behalf of a Fortune 500 beverage manufacturer in a personal injury lawsuit.

Professional Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America

Listed for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Texas Super Lawyers

Listed for Personal Injury - General: Defense, Civil Litigation: Defense

The Best Lawyers in America

Lawyer of the Year Personal Injury Defense list


AV Peer Review Rated

American Board of Trial Advocates


Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law

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Education, Admissions & Activities


Baylor University School of Law

J.D., 1978

University of Texas at Austin

B.A., 1975

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Court Admissions

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

United States District Court of Texas

Eastern and Northern

Professional and Community Activities

DRI (Defense Research Institute)

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Dallas Bar Association

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)