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Alex Wilson Albright is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Dean at the University of Texas School of Law, where she teaches Texas Civil Procedure and oversees technology and facilities. She has been a member of the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Court Rules since 1993, and she played a key role in redrafting the discovery rules that went into effect in January 1999.
Alex is the author of two casebooks, one on pretrial procedure and the other on trial and appellate procedure. She is also co-author of the Handbook on Texas Discovery Practice, part of West's Texas Practice Series. She has written numerous articles, including Texas Discovery Privileges: A Fool's Game?, 70 Tex. L. Rev. 781 (1992), recognized by the Texas Bar Foundation as the Outstanding Law Review Article for 1991-92, and Personal Jurisdiction: A Confused and Inappropriate Substitute for Forum Non Conveniens, 71 Tex. L. Rev. 351 (1992).
Professor Albright is an honors graduate of the University of the South and the University of Texas School of Law. She was a law clerk for Judge Thomas M. Reavley of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. She subsequently became a partner at Thompson & Knight, where she had a general civil trial and appellate practice. Alex has written numerous briefs to the Texas Supreme Court, including the brief cited by Justice Lloyd Doggett in Ruiz v Conoco, 868 S. W. 2d 752, 766 (Tex. 1993), as being responsible for changing the votes of two justices on motion for rehearing.