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James K. Luster

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Cofer Luster Law Firm, PC
604 E 4th St, Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: 682-777-3336
Fax: 682-238-5577
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed in Texas Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Attorney Profile

Attorney James K. Luster is a partner with Cofer Luster Law Firm, PC, in Fort Worth, Texas. A top-rated, award-winning trial attorney with more than 11 years of total legal experience. Mr. Luster focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense, and he provides unmatched representation to clients throughout Tarrant and Parker counties and the surrounding areas who stand accused of any type of felony or misdemeanor offense.

Early in his legal career, Mr. Luster served as an assistant criminal district attorney with both Lubbock and Tarrant counties, where he prosecuted a variety of criminal cases, starting first with misdemeanors and then felonies. He also gained invaluable experience trying family violence cases as well as juvenile crime cases, and he credits his prosecutorial experience with bolstering his ability to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for the accused.

Moreover, Mr. Luster's desire to become an attorney rose largely from the inspiration he gained from attorneys who were members of the International Justice Mission. These attorneys used the legal system to help some of the most vulnerable people in the world while battling oppression and other injustices. Driven by a passion to help others and provide a light to those who have lost all hope, Mr. Luster focused his practice on criminal defense, as it would help him to provide the advocacy and support so many need.

Since entering private practice, Mr. Luster has achieved a long record of securing successful outcomes for his clients both inside and outside the courtroom. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has earned an inclusion into the Top 40 Under 40 list by The National Trial Lawyers as well as a Top Attorney designation twice from Fort Worth Magazine. In addition, he has also received Superb client ratings on Avvo and the 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys.

Mr. Luster graduated magna cum laude from Abilene Christian University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, and he earned the Servant Leader Award as well as other honors for his excellent academic achievements. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston School of Law in 2008, where he was a member of the Mock Trial Competition, the Christian Legal Society, The Advocates and the Student Bar Association.

Highly active in his legal community, he is a member of the Tarrant County Bar Association and the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association as well as the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the State Bar of Texas, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

About James K. Luster

First Admitted: 2008, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • "Top Attorney" - Fort Worth, Texas Magazine, 2015
  • "10 Best Client Satisfaction" Award - American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Texas, 2008

Educational Background

  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas, B.B.A., Honors: magna cum laude, Major: Business Management, 2003
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Office Location for James K. Luster

604 E 4th St
Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Phone: 682-777-3336

Fax: 682-238-5577

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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