Zackery L. Horton

In his role as Judicial Clerk at the Supreme Court of Texas, Zack analyzed and conducted legal research for cases and petitions, drafted various memos for Justice Boyd and the Court, as well as offered drafts and edits for majority, concurring, and dissenting opinions.   At Pepperdine, he was involved in Law Review, Moot Court, Christian Legal Society, and served as a student mentor for two years. Zack grew up on 15 acres outside the city limits of Rockwall County. His family owned multiple horses, cows, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, and even a few pet snakes over the years.

Phone: (512) 615-1212

Professional Background

Professional & Community Activities

Professional Background


  • Analyzed and conducted legal research for cases and petitions pending before the Texas Supreme Court
  • Drafted and edited memos and majority, concurring, and dissenting opinions at the Court
  • Prepared and drafted motions for trial and memorandum for clients, and performed legal research for transactional and litigation matters
  • Researched and drafted memoranda and opinions on matters such as foreclosure, employment discrimination, judicial notice, statute of limitations tolling, and subject matter jurisdiction pending before the 5th Circuit.

Admitted to Practice

  • Texas


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    - J.D., 2020
    - Dean’s List; Dean’s Merit Scholarship; ACU Graduate Scholarship
    - Associate Editor, Pepperdine Law Review
    - Moot Court: Pepperdine Dalsimer Competition 2020, Best Brief; N.Y.C. Bar Association Competition 2019-2020, Second-Best Brief Nationals Qualifier; U.C. Davis Competition 2019, Quarterfinalist
  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
    - B.B.A., Business Management, 2017
    - Dean’s List; R.L. Money Chancellor’s Award

Professional & Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas

Practice Areas