Baylor Law Baylor
Wayne Lindsey "Lyn" Robbins, Jr.
Senior General Attorney & Adjunct Professor of Law
Courses Taught:

Advanced Trial Advocacy Skills

Educational Background:

1987 – B.A. with honor (history, political science, economics), Baylor University
1990 – J.D. cum laude, Baylor University

Professional Background:

2003 – Present Senior General Attorney, BNSF Railway
1990 – 2003 Partner/Member, Gullett, Sanford, Robinson & Martin, PLLC Nashville, TN
1987 – 1990 Assistant Debate Coach, Baylor University

Awards & Recognitions:

Inaugual Recipient of Outstanding Service Award from the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 2010
Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1996-present
Certified in Civil Pretrial Practice by National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2012-present
Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, 1999-present
Baylor University Outstanding Young Alumnus, 2005
National Intercollegiate Debate Champion, 1987
#1-rated Individual Collegiate Debater in United States, 1986, 1987
(first person ever to win the award two consecutive years)
Outstanding Advocacy/Legal Writing Award, Baylor School of Law, 1990
National Order of Barristers
ABA National Moot Court Team - qualifier for national championship, 1989
Texas Young Lawyers Association Mock Trial Team, 1990
Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law

Publications and Presentations:

"The Lawyer's Approach to Trial: What Should be Going Through Your Mind?" – Houston Bar Association Seminar, The Junior League of Houston, Texas, August 9, 2012

"Taking Depositions with Trial in Mind" – National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel 58th Annual Meeting, Four Seasons Resort – The Biltmore, Santa Barbara, California, July 30, 2012

Numerous religious publications (book, articles, song lyrics) – titles and publication information available upon request


Broadway Baptist Church, Fort Worth
Agricultural Development Inc., Board of Directors
National Development Conference Policy Debate Brief Series – editorial board (2009 - present) National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (1991 – present)
Fort Worth Tarrant County Bar Association (2008 – present)
Executive committee (2006 – present)
National Board of Trial Advocacy (1996–2006)
examination drafter and grader (2003–2005)
International Association of Defense Counsel (2001-2003)
Defense Research Institute (2000-2003)
Tennessee State Liaison – Medical Malpractice Section
American Bar Association (1990–present) Section on Litigation; Subsection on Trial Evidence
State Bar of Texas (2003-present)
Tennessee Bar Association (1990-2003)
Young Lawyers Division (Mock Trial Committee, 1997-98)
Bellevue, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce (1996-97)
Nashville Bar Association (1990-2003)
Chancery and Circuit Court Committee Young Lawyers Division
(Board of Directors, 1992)
Association for Transportation Law, Logistics, and Policy (1995-2003)
Keller Youth Association – baseball coach


Baseball (playing, coaching, watching, trivia, fantasy leagues); acting and directing; writing; teaching; playing golf, softball, basketball, racquetball, and tennis; piano; handbells; movies; Broadway musicals; novels (Grisham, Clancy, Cornwell, Turow, R.N.Patterson, Baldacci, Meltzer, Griffin, Karon, Grafton, Jance, Case); Christian reading (Willard, Lewis, Lucado, Buechner, Marney, Wright); classic reading (Hugo, Tolkien, Twain)


Married to Gena Lynch Robbins since 1990 Children – Trey (born 1993); Carolyn (born 1996); Annessa (born 1999)


Wayne Lindsey "Lyn" Robbins, Jr.

Courses Taught
Advanced Trial Advocacy Skills Seminar
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