Desmond L. Cooks is a criminal and civil trial lawyer whose practice areas include all Criminal Misdemeanors and Felonies; Personal Injury Litigation; and Family Law matters.
Prior to launching Cooks Law Firm, PLLC, Desmond worked with Scheef & Stone L.L.P. where his practice areas included commercial and business litigation, real estate disputes, defending complex commercial disputes and general negligence litigation. He has prior experience in handling workers’ compensation matters, in addition to employment matters for corporations and major insurance carriers.
Desmond also represented the State of Texas in criminal matters and has acted as lead counsel in over 70 jury and/or bench trials. As an associate with The Willis Law Group, he conducted several jury trials. He successfully attained jury finds of No-Liability in each case.
Desmond has been appointed as an Associate Municipal Judge for the City of Dallas.
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
- Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas, J.D.
- University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, B.S.
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Dallas Bar Association
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