2021-2022 TYLA President-elect Candidate
Reginald D. Wilson Jr.
Reginald D. Wilson Jr. is a first-generation college graduate raised in Houston. He is the youngest of eight siblings. Since 2017, Wilson has been the TYLA District 6, Place 5 director, where he serves as co-chair of the Law Focused Education Committee and member of the Public Service in the Community and Attorney Wellness committees. For his service in TYLA, he received the distinguished Keith L. Krueger Leadership Award in 2020.
Wilson is a senior associate of Norton Rose Fulbright US in the public law practice group. He serves on firm committees focused on the recruitment, retention, and promotion of new attorneys. Wilson volunteers at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and awards scholarships to students sitting for the bar examination through his nonprofit organization. He mentors high school students, college students, law school students, and new attorneys.
Wilson lives in Houston with his wife, Gabrielle, and dog, Capone. He played football for the Fighting Tigers of Texas Southern University, where he was a two-time captain, and received his J.D. from Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2015. In his spare time, Wilson loves barbecuing, watching the Food Network, traveling, and hosting game nights with Gabrielle.