Board Certified Dallas Defense Attorney

As a board certified Dallas defense attorney, Rick Cohen has the experience and training required by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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Board certification means you are hiring an attorney with a proven record of excellence. Rick Cohen has a demonstrated history of successful criminal law defense.

Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization—part of the Texas Bar Association—defense attorney Rick Cohen continues to meet the very rigorous requirements established for the very best criminal law defense attorneys in Texas.

While Texas has more than 70,000 attorneys statewide, only 10% of those—7,000 out of 70,000—have achieved the level of excellence demanded by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

The Texas Board of Legal Specialization operates under the watchful eye of the Texas Supreme Court and oversees specialization in 21 areas of legal practice.

To obtain board certification status an attorney must have a minimum of five years experience with three years of significant specialization. Rick Cohen has been practicing criminal defense law in Texas and Federal courthouses more than 25 years.

In addition to practical experience, board-certified attorneys must participate in continuing education courses in their area of specialization They must also have a minimum of 10 qualified and carefully examined references.

What this is mean to you? It means when you hire Rick: you are hiring a tested and verified criminal defense attorney with the knowledge and experience to help you keep your record clean.