Cathy Cochran has both prosecuted and defended people charged with crimes. And she has filed lawsuits on behalf of civil plaintiffs and defended businesses and ordinary citizens being sued. In other words, she’s seen all sides of all manner of legal arguments, and she knows how to win. Cathy loves to have a reasoned debate, applying the law. And this is why, as a judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals where she served for 14 years, she is regarded as one of the most influential and consequential judges. She has a level of experience and legal insight that can serve any client in any circumstance.
Cathy’s first job was in the Harris County District Attorney’s office, trying felonies and misdemeanors before juries. She then discovered a great love for arguing the finer points of a case on paper, handling appeals. She wrote more than 200 felony appellate briefs, including a friend of the court brief to the U.S. Supreme Court. She loves to debate important ideas when it comes to justice.
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