Richard Wilson is a veteran trial and appellate lawyer. His practice emphasizes the defense of professionals in federal and state courts, and before disciplinary agencies. For over 20 years, Richard has focused on representing lawyers directly and on behalf of lawyers’ professional liability insurers. During that time, he has defended and advised hundreds of lawyers and law firms against legal malpractice claims and professional ethics complaints. His experience as a trial lawyer and with the law of lawyering has enabled him to both counsel and protect his lawyer clients when they find themselves parties instead of advocates or counselors.


  • University of Texas at Austin, J.D., 1995
  • Member- American Journal of Criminal Law
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Entertainment Law
  • Louisiana State University, B.S.- Finance, cum laude, 1992
  • Student Ambassador
  • A. Carl Perkins Alumni Federation Scholarship


  • Texas, 1995
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 1997
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 1999
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2002

Kerr Wilson is committed to providing superior representation while controlling the cost of legal services. With the flexibility to handle a wide range of legal matters, we believe effective representation begins with attention to detail and efficient allocation of resources.


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Contributing Author, Evidence Newsletter, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 2002
  • Co-author, Recent Legislation Concerning Attorneys, Texas Lawyers’ Insurance Exchange Newsletter, 2001
  • Co-author, Homeowners Insurance-What’s Covered; What’s Not, University of Houston CLE, 1996
  • Co-author, The CGL Policy-What’s Covered; What’s Not, University of Houston CLE, 1996
  • Panelist- Occurrence-Innocent Insured Pays Price for Guilty Third Party?, CLE presented to the Insurance Practice Section of the Texas Bar, June 2002

Published Cases-

King v. Dallas Fire Ins. Co., 85 S.W.3d 185 (Tex. 2002)
Bauer v. Texas, 341 F.3d 352 (5th Cir. 2003)