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Joshua F. Richardson


Joshua Richardson graduated in the top ten percent of his class from Baylor Law School in 2020. He began his legal career working as a law clerk for the Honorable Amos L. Mazzant of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. During his time there, Joshua gained behind-the-bench trial experience by aiding the Court through three jury trials and numerous hearings spanning various areas of the law including both civil and criminal matters.  Joshua uses his clerkship experience to provide pragmatic and tactical litigation strategies. 

At Baylor, Joshua served as an executive editor for the Baylor Law Review and participated on Baylor’s Interscholastic Moot Court Team.  For his involvement and success, Joshua received the Brian J. Serr Excellence in Appellate Advocacy Award as well as a series of awards for his advocacy skills—both written and oral—for various competitions. Joshua also worked as a research assistant to distinguished Baylor Law School Professor James Underwood—writing extensively on improper joinder throughout the circuits. Additionally, Joshua provided legal aid to active duty military members and veterans in the Armed Forces Retirement Home covering estate planning, naturalization, and landlord/tenant disputes.


  • Texas (all state trial and appellate courts)
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas


  • Baylor University School of Law (2020) (J.D., cum laude)
  • Mississippi College (2017) (BSBA—Accounting, magna cum laude)