Texas Counties Deliver
278th District Court
Walker, Leon and Madison Counties

Judge Hal R. Ridley

Hal R. Ridley, born Beaumont, Texas, June 9, 1953; admitted to bar, 1981, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas.  Preparatory education, Texas A&M University (B.B.A., 1975; M.Ed., 1976); legal education, South Texas College of Law (J.D., 1980).  Board Certified, Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  

Cindy Gutierrez
Court Coordinator
Leon and Madison County
936-436-4699 - Direct Line

Sherry L. Fabre
278th Court Administrator
Walker County


Phone: 936-436-4916 - Main Line
Fax: 936-436-4917



Preliminary Docket January 27, 2021


Local Rules for the District Courts of Leon County

Setting Request

Standing Order in Limine for Trial of Civil Jury Cases

Standing Order in Limine for Trial of Criminal Jury Cases

Standing Discovery Order in Criminal Cases

Standing Restraining Order


2021 Calendar