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Kelly E. Cook

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

Wyly & Cook, PLLC
1415 N Loop W, Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77008
Phone: 713-714-0475
Fax: 713-863-8502
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014, 2016
Licensed in Texas Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%), Employment & Labor: Employee (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kelly E. Cook is a founding partner with the Wyly & Cook, PLLC, law firm in Houston, Texas. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 16 years of total legal experience, Mr. Cook provides invaluable advocacy and support to clients throughout the greater Houston Metro and all across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·        Plaintiff personal injury claims

·        Employment and labor law claims for employees

The son of a police officer, Mr. Cook has always had an abiding interest in the law and the justice system, and he has fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming an attorney to assist those during their times of dire need. To date, he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients while helping them obtain the justice they deserve for their serious and pressing legal challenges that affecting their lives, their livelihood and their future.

In honor of his impeccable professionalism and stellar client service, Mr. Cook has earned perennial recognition as among the top 5% of attorneys in his region for the past several years, and Houstonia Magazine named him as one of the Top Lawyers of 2013. He has also received Superb, 10 out of 10, client ratings on AVVO along with many testimonials and referrals from those he has served.

A 2001 cum laude graduate of George Washington University, Mr. Cook returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from George Washington University National Law Center in 2004. A leader in his legal community, he currently serves as Master with the Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court, and he is the mentorship program manager for the Houston Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Cook also sits on the board of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association as well as with the 7th Amendment PAC and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association Advocates. He is also a PAC contributor to the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a member of the American Association for Justice and the State Bar of Texas, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Labor Law

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014, 2016

About Kelly E. Cook

First Admitted: 2004, Maryland

Professional Webpage: https://wylylawfirm.com/kelly-e-cook/

Educational Background

  • Greenbrier East High School
  • George Washington University, B.A. Humanities & Philosophy Graduated cum laude, Honors Scholar, Elton Prize for the highest scholarship in Classical Greek, 2000

Honors/Awards

  • Part of Super Lawyers, only 2.5% of attorneys are listed as Rising Stars, Texas Rising Star, 2014
  • Five percent of attorneys are listed on Super Lawyers, Texas Super Lawyer, 2016
  • Part of Super Lawyers, only 2.5% of attorneys are listed as Rising Stars, Texas Rising Star, 2013
  • Five percent of attorneys are listed on Super Lawyers, Texas Super Lawyer, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Texas Disciplinary Rules Committee Member, 2014
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  •  Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Directors, Former Vice-President
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
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Office Location for Kelly E. Cook

1415 N Loop W
Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77008

Phone: 713-714-0475

Fax: 713-863-8502

Last Updated: 7/8/2021

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