Thomas Cox

Title: Owner
Company: Law Office of Thomas R. Cox III
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States

Thomas Cox, owner of the Law Office of Thomas R. Cox III, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in criminal defense.

With 25 years of professional experience, Mr. Cox has been the owner of the Law Office of Thomas R. Cox III since 1999. In this position, he leads the firm in representing clients in criminal defense, as well as in a number of other legal areas, including drugs, DUI/DWI, weapons, sex offenses, domestic violence, homicide, federal cases, felonies, misdemeanors, and white collar crime.

Prior to establishing his own firm, Mr. Cox was a felony prosecutor with the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office from 1996 to 1999. From 1993 to 1996, he served as an associate with Jenkins & Gilchrist. Earlier in his career, Mr. Cox was a judicial clerk with a United States District Judge.

Mr. Cox was encouraged to pursue a career in the legal industry by his mother, who discovered from an early age that he had a knack for arguing. He began his career as a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy in 1987. He continued his studies with the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, earning a Juris Doctor in 1990.

 A leading voice in his field, Mr. Cox has been affiliated with numerous professional organizations in relation to his areas of expertise. He is the former chair of the criminal law section of the Dallas Bar Association, and he is particularly proud of having served as editor of his law school’s law review. He attributes his success to his education, family, and mentors.

Looking toward the future, Mr. Cox intends to continue to focus his practice on helping people whenever he can.

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