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Rick Cofer

Rick Cofer

Law Office of Rick Cofer, PLLC
  • Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, DUI & DWI...
  • Texas
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Summary

Rick Cofer has extensive experience in criminal and juvenile cases. Licensed to practice law in 2008, Rick has worked as a defense attorney and as a prosecutor, resolving thousands of cases and trying over one hundred cases to a judge or jury.

A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas School of Law, Rick Cofer was a defense attorney before serving over eight years as a Travis County Assistant County Attorney and Travis County Assistant District Attorney handling DWI, assault, family domestic violence, drugs, sex crimes, property crimes, juvenile charges and murder cases.

Rick Cofer has been admitted to the State Bar of Texas, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. He is a member of the Austin Bar Association and has served as Treasurer of the Criminal Law Section since 2014. Rick is also a member of the Texas Bar College and Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Education
University of Texas - Austin
J.D. (2007)
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Activities: Leon Green Society, American Constitution Society
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University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (2004) | Government, History
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Honors: Liberal Arts Honors
Activities: Phi Beta Kappa, Temple Scholar, Junior Fellow, LBJ Fellow, Normandy Scholar
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Law Office of Rick Cofer, PLLC
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Assistant County Attorney
Travis County Attorney’s Office
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Assistant District Attorney
Travis County District Attorney’s Office
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Assistant County Attorney
Travis County Attorney's Office
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Attorney at Law
Private Practice
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Cofer: One year later, Austin bag ban is working
Austin American-Statesman
Speaking Engagements
Rainy day fund and Hurricane Harvey damage, FOX 7 Discussion, Austin, Texas
Certifications
Texas Guardianship Certification
State Bar of Texas
Prosecutor Trial Skills Course Certificate
Texas District & County Attorneys Association
Awards
Top 100 Trial Lawyers - Criminal
National Trial Lawyers
College Member
The College of the State Bar of Texas
Resolution of Appreciation
Travis County Commissioners Court
Leadership Academy
Austin Bar Association
Individual Achievement Award
Keep Austin Beautiful
Distinguished Service Certificate
City of Austin
Professional Associations
Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member
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Austin LBGT Bar Association
Member
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member
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Austin Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
Treasurer
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Austin Young Lawyers Association
Member
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State Bar of Texas # 24065059
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24065059
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5th Circuit
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U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
Languages
  • Mandarin: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Office of Rick Cofer, PLLC
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Rick Cofer, PLLC
404 W. 13th Street
Austin, TX 78701
USA
Telephone: (512) 200-3801