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 referred a number of matters to Coby and have worked with him on several other cases. In addition to being an all around great guy who is well-respected in the community, Coby is a hard-working, intelligent lawyer who places his clients' needs and interests first.
Timothy Howell Litigation Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1996||05/24/2015|
|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|