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Coby L. Wooten
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Coby L. Wooten

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Trucking Accident, Wrongful Death, Slip and Fall Accident

About Me

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


 


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    20 years
  2. Car Accidents: 30%
    20 years
  3. Trucking Accident: 20%
    20 years
  4. Slip and Fall Accident: 10%
    20 years
  5. Wrongful Death: 10%
    20 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Jeffrey C. Kennedy

    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.

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    Jeffrey Kennedy DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sean Cleary

    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.

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    Sean Cleary Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1301 Ballinger St
Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX, 76102-3407

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199605/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Attorney- Personal Injury PlaintiffFort Worth, Texas Magazine2014
Top Attorney - Plaintiff Personal InjuryFort Worth, Texas Magazine2013
Top Attorney-Plaintiff Personal InjuryFort Worth Magazine2012
AssociateAmerican Board of Trial Advocates2011
Top Attorney-Plaintiff Personal InjuryFort Worth, Texas Magazine2011
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Top Attorney-Plaintiff Personal InjuryFort Worth Magazine2010
Top Attorney- Plaintiff Personal InjuryFort Worth Magazine2009
Top Attorney - Plaintiff Personal InjuryFort Worth Magazine2008
Order of Barristers MedalThe Order of Barristers.1995

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerCoby L. Wooten, Attorney at Law, P.C.1996 - Present
Legal InternTarrant County District Attorney's Office1996 - 1996
Legal InternRussell, Turner, Laird & Jones, P.C.1995 - 1995
Law ClerkFrederick & Powell1994 - 1994
Governmental RelationsParmer, Archer, Young & Steen, P.C.1991 - 1993

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2014 - Present
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident-Elect2013 - 2013
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - Present
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers AssociationSecretary2012 - 2012
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2011 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers Association AdvocatesBoard of Advocates 20102011 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAssociate2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2009 - Present
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers AssociationDirector 2009, 2010, 20112002 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - 2006
State Bar of TexasMember1996 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssocationMember1996 - Present
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - 2002
Tarrant County Young Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - 2002

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Polly Snell v. Leandro TellesSettled 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 Tate125,000.00

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Fort Worth WeeklyE-Headache2014
Fort Worth MagazineTop Attorney, Personal Injury Plaintiff2013
Fort Worth MagazineTop Attorney, Personal Injury Plaintiff2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas A&M University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)JD - Juris Doctor1996
Southwest Texas State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Mansfield High School, Mansfield TexasN/AN/A1985

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Virginia Building Trades Annual MeetingAsbestos Exposure and Bankruptcy Trusts2011
Maryland Building Trades ConferenceAsbestos Exposure and Bankruptcy Trusts2011
Tarrant County Para-legal Association luncheonJuvenile Law punishment schedule guidelines2000