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Kendall Cockrell primarily practices in the areas of Wills, Estates and Probate where he helps individuals plan their legacy and walks families through the necessary legal process after the loss of a loved one. While Kendall is based in Beaumont, Texas, he has practiced all over the state.  Having practiced before more than 40 courts in Texas, Kendall is as familiar with the local procedures as he is with the Texas Probate Code.  Kendall has extensive experience working alongside some of the best litigators in the state on contested probate cases as well as representing estates connected with personal injury and wrongful death claims.  In addition to his wills, estates and probate practice, he also practices in the courtrooms of Southeast Texas representing those who have been injured physically or financially.


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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 35%
    6 years, 100 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 35%
    6 years, 400 cases
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 15%
    6 years, 400 cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 5%
    6 years, 50 cases
  5. Other: 10%
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Hourly ($1-300/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

John Fox & Associates

Sugar Creek Center
Sugar Land, TX, 77478


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200910/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2015
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2014
National FinialistNational Trial Competition - Texas Young Lawyers Associaiton2009
Best Advocacy TeamNational Trial Advocacy Competition2008
Regional ChampionNational Trial Competition - Texas Young Lawyers Associaiton2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Cockrell Law Firm2013 - Present
AttorneyFox & Associates2015 - 2015
AttorneyProvost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP2009 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Houston Young Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Jefferson County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Jefferson County Young Lawyers AssociationFormer Board of Directors2009 - 2015
American Association for JusticeMember2009 - 2014
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re Estate of Aubrey ClarkRetained integrity of estate
In re Estate of Frances AmunySettled out of court to benefit of all
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Publication nameTitleDate
Avvo.comShould I Write My Own Will?2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Baylor UniversityMass CommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rotary Club MeetingWills - What You Don't Know2013