Attorney Profiles


Clay Wilder

Attorney, Graduated Baylor Law

Clay joined the firm in 1985.

For almost thirty years, Clay Wilder has answered the call of many East Texans in need of professional legal representation. He has established a reputation for integrity, fairness and trust that has enabled him and the Law Firm of Wilder and Wilder, P.C. to continue to represent generations of clients, their families and referrals. Clay has maintained a continuous trial practice, representing primarily plaintiffs and individuals in areas of personal injury, oil and gas, commercial and civil litigation, as well as, criminal defense.

Clay is proud of the reputation of being a lawyer willing to represent the people. No case or client is too small or too complex. Each of his clients, regardless of the nature of their claim, receives full and complete representation to the fullest extent of the law and his long record of success is evidence of that.

Clay is a 1978 graduate of Henderson High School and received his Bachelors of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1982 and his law degree from Baylor University School of Law in 1984. He is admitted to practice in the State courts of Texas and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1985 He has served as the past President of the Rusk County Bar Association, and is a member of Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the American Board of Trial Advocates.

He is an active member of his community, serving in various positions of leadership in his church and is the current chairman of the Henderson Independent School District Board of Trustees. He and his wife Beth have two sons who have attended Henderson public schools and the University of Texas in Austin.


Brent Wilder

Attorney, Graduated Mississippi College

Brent joined the firm in 1992.

After graduating from Henderson High School in 1981, Brent attended Baylor University where he received his BA in 1986, and thereafter received his law degree from Mississippi College. He returned home to Henderson in 1992 and has practiced general law here ever since.

Brent Wilder has handled more than a thousand cases in Henderson and surrounding counties including Panola, Harrison, Cherokee, Anderson, Henderson, and Gregg. Involved in all facets of law, his primary focuses are criminal defense, civil litigation, personal injury and family law.

He is an active member of the Rusk County and Texas State Bar, and awarded Certificates of Appreciation for his pro bono work in East Texas. When he finds time, Brent loves to spend time outdoors hunting, fishing and golfing in Rusk County, and with his son, William, when he is home from Ole Miss.

Brent’s courtroom successes have earned him the reputation of a seasoned trial lawyer. His continued desire is to help the people of East Texas achieve their legal goals using the experience and legal expertise gained throughout his career.

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Brent Wilder

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