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Judge Roy Ferguson

Judge Roy Ferguson

Roy Ferguson is a judge of the Texas 394th District Court, presiding over the largest judicial district in the state of Texas. He assumed office on January 1, 2013. Prior to his judicial election, Ferguson worked as an attorney in private practice in Houston before moving to West Texas.

Judge Ferguson is a frequent educator of students, lawyers, civic associations, and judges around the world for the National Judicial College, TexasBarCLE, the Texas Center for the Judiciary, the ABA, and ABOTA. He is published frequently, and maintains a regular column in the ABA Young Lawyers Journal, “Let’s Talk Lawyering.”

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Guest Appearances
July 5, 2023

Post-Pandemic Court Proceedings (State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting 2023)

Pandemic-era legal proceedings taught Texas lawyers and judges that alternative methods can be extremely effective in a variety of court processes. And now that we have entered into the post-pandemic era, these...

March 2, 2021

Texas “Cat Lawyer”: The Zoom Mishap Turned Viral Sensation

Rocky Dhir talks with Rod Ponton and Judge Roy Ferguson about their viral “Cat Lawyer” experience.

July 11, 2019

State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting 2019: Forms of Address with Judge Roy Ferguson

394th Judicial District Judge Roy Ferguson discusses the unanticipated social changes that judges have to contend with after ascending to the bench.

June 13, 2019

State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting 2019: A View from the Bench with Judge Roy Ferguson

Judge Roy Ferguson of the Texas 394th Judicial District talks with host Rocky Dhir about the mistakes he sees lawyers make that put their clients’ recovery at great risk.