Trey Wilson is the founder and principal attorney of R L Wilson Law Firm. He is a San Antonio native and a graduate of Central Catholic High School. Wilson holds a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio.
As the son of a career U.S. Army soldier, Trey Wilson grew-up with a strong sense of discipline, duty and accountability that permeates the firm’s work ethic today. Although he chose the allure of UT over that of the uniform, Wilson is a staunch patriot, and shares his family legacy of safeguarding personal liberties and private property rights.
During his last year at UT, Wilson worked for the Texas State Senate. Later, he worked for the Texas House of Representatives, serving as a legislative assistant to former Rep. Ruth Jones-McClendon during the 75th legislative session (1997). This experience provided an opportunity to observe first-hand the process through which laws are adopted, the competing perspectives of citizen stakeholders, and the importance of compromise in making representative government effective. Trey Wilson’s legislative service and law school graduation were recognized by the Texas House through H.R. 905 adopted on May 13, 1997.
In November 1997, Trey Wilson was admitted by the Supreme Court of Texas to practice law in Texas state courts. In 1998, he was admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas and to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in 2010. Over the course of twenty years as a practicing attorney, Trey Wilson has earned a reputation for providing the finest full-service representation to all manner of clients, including real estate brokers, entrepreneurs, physicians, attorneys, investors, ranchers, financial institutions, senior corporate executives, water utilities, governmental agencies, corporations, small businesses, community associations and private individuals.
Wilson routinely prosecutes and defends a diverse selection of cases throughout the State of Texas and before administrative agencies. At last count, Trey Wilson had handled client matters in 43 Texas Counties, Maricopa County, Arizona, and Staten Island, New York.
Over the past decade, Wilson has been repeatedly named by Scene in SA Magazine as one of San Antonio’s “Best” Attorneys for Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Transactions and Environmental Litigation. This distinction is based upon peer review and ballots cast by experienced local attorneys.
In 2008, the Texas Real Estate Commission licensed Wilson as a real estate salesperson. He is an active member of the Texas Association of Realtors and San Antonio Board of Realtors. In 2017, Wilson was named to the T.A. R. Professional Standards Committee, and R L WILSON LAW FIRM was named 2017 “Affiliate of the Year” by the San Antonio Metropolitan Area Chapter of the National Association of Residential Property Managers.
Wilson has written numerous articles, and regularly speaks on issues related to real estate law. He is a member of various professional groups and trade associations, is a Life Member of the Texas Exes, and a member of Community Bible Church.
As a 4th generation Texan (on both sides), Wilson maintains a voracious appetite for Texas history, and Longhorn sports. He is an avid reader, blogger, saltwater fisherman, gardener and competition BBQ cooker.