I was born in Fort Worth, Texas on April 11, 1967. I graduated from Mansfield High School, Texas in 1985. Then graduating from Southwest Texas State University (Texas State University) in 1990 with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. I then graduated from Texas Weselyan University Law School in 1996(Texas A&M Unversity School of Law), receiving the Order of Barristers Honor in the third year.
After completing an internship at the Tarrant County District Attorneys office I immediately opened my own law firm. I primarily focus my practice on personal injury litigation, including wrongful death cases, drowning cases, and catastrophic injuries.
I am a member of the State Bar of Texas, Tarrant County Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association (President 2014)(President Elect 2013)(Director 2008-2012), American Association for Justice Bar Association, Tarrant County Criminal Lawyers Association, and American Bar Association.
I am licensed in the State of Texas and the Northern and Western Districts of the United States District Court of Texas.
I have successfully represented clients in numberous other states and even one case in the Phillippines.
I am married with one daughter.
I run a small boutique law firm that handles cases with a personal flavor. I invite you to visit my website for more information about me or my practice. See www.CobyWootenLaw.com
Licensed since 1996
I endorse this lawyer. I have known Coby for over 20 years and routinely refer personal injury matters to him. He is extremely knowledgeable, cares for his clients and has always provided outstanding results for any client that I have referred to him.
Jeffrey Kennedy DUI & DWI Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1996||08/25/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top Attorney- Personal Injury Plaintiff||Fort Worth, Texas Magazine||2014|
|Top Attorney - Plaintiff Personal Injury||Fort Worth, Texas Magazine||2013|
|Top Attorney-Plaintiff Personal Injury||Fort Worth Magazine||2012|
|Associate||American Board of Trial Advocates||2011|
|Top Attorney-Plaintiff Personal Injury||Fort Worth, Texas Magazine||2011|
|Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2011|
|Top Attorney-Plaintiff Personal Injury||Fort Worth Magazine||2010|
|Top Attorney- Plaintiff Personal Injury||Fort Worth Magazine||2009|
|Top Attorney - Plaintiff Personal Injury||Fort Worth Magazine||2008|
|Order of Barristers Medal||The Order of Barristers.||1995|
|Founding Partner||Coby L. Wooten, Attorney at Law, P.C.||1996 - Present|
|Legal Intern||Tarrant County District Attorney's Office||1996 - 1996|
|Legal Intern||Russell, Turner, Laird & Jones, P.C.||1995 - 1995|
|Law Clerk||Frederick & Powell||1994 - 1994|
|Governmental Relations||Parmer, Archer, Young & Steen, P.C.||1991 - 1993|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association||President||2014 - Present|
|Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association||President-Elect||2013 - 2013|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||Board of Directors||2012 - Present|
|Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association||Secretary||2012 - 2012|
|Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Member||2011 - Present|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association Advocates||Board of Advocates 2010||2011 - Present|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||Associate||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2009 - Present|
|Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association||Director 2009, 2010, 2011||2002 - Present|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||1998 - Present|
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||1997 - 2006|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||1996 - Present|
|Tarrant County Bar Assocation||Member||1996 - Present|
|Texas Young Lawyers Association||Member||1996 - 2002|
|Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association||Member||1996 - 2002|
|Polly Snell v. Leandro Telles||Settled favorable to client for $400,000.00|
|Estate of Jason Frederick v. G & O Diaz, et al.||Settled favorable to client for $200,000.00|
|Dwight Webster v. Mallory Tate||125,000.00|
|Texas A&M University School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|Southwest Texas State University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|
|Mansfield High School, Mansfield Texas||N/A||N/A||1985|
|Virginia Building Trades Annual Meeting||Asbestos Exposure and Bankruptcy Trusts||2011|
|Maryland Building Trades Conference||Asbestos Exposure and Bankruptcy Trusts||2011|
|Tarrant County Para-legal Association luncheon||Juvenile Law punishment schedule guidelines||2000|