Judge K. Randall Hufstetler (Ret.)
Judge K. Randall “Randy” Hufstetler (Ret.) retired after 24 years of service as a family court Judge in the 300th District Court of Brazoria County and joined Terry & Roberts in 2023. As he has done across the majority of his legal career, he will focus his practice on all aspects of family law, including but not limited to divorces, child custody, adoption, and more. He has a true passion for family law and always has.
Judge Hufstetler graduated from Austin College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1982. Subsequently, he obtained his law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1985. He has worked in the legal industry since 1986, working several law firms and reaching the position of First Assistant District Attorney with the Brazoria County District Attorney’s Office before being elected to serve his community as a family court judge.
Across his career, the cases he has handled and presided over have garnered Judge Hufstetler notable media attention. He has also been awarded Judge of the Year by the Brazoria County Women’s Bar Association, Professional of the Year by the Brazoria County Youth & Family Counseling Services, and was inducted into the National Youth Court Center Volunteer Hall of Fame.
Judge Hufstetler has served as a Faculty Member at the National Family Law Trial Institute at South Texas College of Law Houston since 2015 and is a member of the Brazoria County Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas.
Outside of work, Judge Hufstetler enjoys spending time with his wife of over 40 years and his children and grandchildren.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Family Law
- Texas, 1986
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- St. Mary’s University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1985
- Austin College, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1982
Awards and Recognitions
- Judge of the Year, Brazoria County Women’s Bar Association
- Professional of the Year, Brazoria County Youth & Family Counseling Services
- National Youth Court Center Volunteer Hall of Fame Inductee
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Supreme Court of Texas Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth and Families (Appointed 2019 – 2022)
- Task Force on Court-Appointed Legal Representation
- Legal Practice and Process Committee Chair
- National Family Law Trial Institute at South Texas College of Law Houston, Faculty Member, 2015 – present
- Brazoria County Bar Association
- Former Vice President, 1998
- State Bar of Texas, Member
- Alvin Community College, Former Adjunct Professor in Associates Program
- University of Houston – Clear Lake, Former Adjunct Professor