Duane L. Coker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Denton, TX

Coker, Robb & Cannon, P.C.
 | 2220 San Jacinto Blvd. #230, Denton, TX 76205
Phone: 940-566-6649
Fax: 940-566-5745
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1994
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Duane L. Coker is the founding shareholder of Coker, Robb & Cannon, Family Lawyers, which has law offices in Denton, Little Elm and Frisco, Texas. Board certified in family law by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization and possessing more than 26 years of legal experience, Mr. Coker devotes his practice exclusively to family law. He has achieved considerable success assisting clients throughout North Texas with their legal needs involving divorce, child custody and support, adoption, and other domestic relations matters.

As part of his practice, Mr. Coker serves as Certified ad Litem, and he is a staunch advocate for the rights of children caught up in divorce and other serious custody situations. He is also a certified mediator, and he provides invaluable counsel to his clients to help them resolve their conflicts and come to agreements on their legal issues without having to resort to costly, stressful and time-consuming court battles.

Fully committed to alternative dispute resolution, Mr. Coker is a charter member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas and Senior Sustaining Fellow of the Texas College of Collaborative Law. He is also a member of the Denton County Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, and he serves on the board of directors of the Denton County Collaborative Professionals.

Among his other professional affiliations, he is a member of the Denton County Bar Association, where he has served as president of the organization along with its Family Law Section. He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas' Family Law Section and the College of the State Bar of Texas as well as the International Association of Collaborative Professionals and the Collin County Bar Association.

A 1990 graduate of Baylor University, Mr. Coker returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from Baylor University School of Law in 1992. Honored for his professionalism and service, he has received an Award of Appreciation from the Denton County Bar Association along with recognition as the Best Family Lawyer from the Best of Denton County. He has also received many other accolades and top rankings from his peers along with Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019

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About Duane Coker

Admitted: 1994, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.cokerlegal.com/attorneys/duane-l-coker/

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers from 2011-2019
  • Voted Best Family Lawyer in the Best of Denton County
  • Certified Ad Litem by the State Bar of Texas
  • "One of a Panel of Speakers", Texas Marriage Dissolution Boot Camp Course in San Antonio, Texas, 2010
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2011

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified - Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Collin County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas, 1994
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, 1993
  • Denton County Collaborative Professionals Board of Directors
  • Certified Mediator
  • Senior Founding Fellow, Texas College of Collaborative Law
  • Charter Member or the Collaborative Law of Texas
  • President Elect of the Denton County Bar Association, 2011
  • Charter Member, Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
  • Board Member, Denton County Alternative Dispute Program
  • Past President, Denton County Bar Association, Denton County Family Law Section
  • President of Denton County Bar Association, 2012
  • Texas, 1994
  • Treasurer, Denton County Bar Association
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • President, Denton County Bar Association, 2012-13
  • Wisconsin, 1993
  • Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Head Instructor at Mido International Language School in Seoul
  • Cross Triathlon World Championships in Pontevedra, Spain, 2019
  • Off-Road Triathlon International Age-Group Championships, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Family Law, Probate & Guardianship Topics.

Educational Background:

  • Baylor University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Journalism
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Office Location for Duane L. Coker

2220 San Jacinto Blvd. #230
Denton, TX 76205

Phone: 940-566-6649

Fax: 940-566-5745

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Last Updated: 1/22/2020

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