Coontz Cochran's lawyers understand the complex legal and personal issues involved in family relationships. We are pleased to offer our clients a complete range of family law services, including divorce, child custody, child support. The lawyers at Coontz Cochran have handled hundreds of cases in the above areas and many others. We understand the important issues related to Family Law and we know how to win more favorable settlements for our clients.
J. Greg Coontz grew up in Burleson, Texas and attended Burleson High School.
After receiving an accounting degree from Texas Wesleyan University and
a law degree from Baylor University, he began his law career at the firm
of Godfrey & Decker in Ft. Worth, Texas. He then transitioned, with
the litigators of that firm, to the firm of Bourland & Kirkman. In
July of 1990, he opened a law practice with John Neill in Burleson. This
continued until John was appointed Judge of the 18th District Court in
Cleburne, Texas, by then-Governor Bush.
Greg became Board Certified in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law and currently maintains both certifications. He has handled numerous million and multi-million dollar personal injury cases ranging from drunken driving accidents to industrial and construction accidents. He has served as local counsel on numerous occasions for Plaintiff firms and Defense firms.
Greg is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers, Tarrant, and Johnson County Bar Associations, and was Chairman of Section 7 of the Texas State Grievance Committee and is currently serving a second term on the committee. He is on the board of JDRF of Fort Worth. Every year he is involved with a substantial amount of pro bono work. He has been married to Donna since 1989 and they have two children.
Jeff Cochran joined the Firm in 1999. He handles our Family Law litigation practice almost exclusively. Jeff is a member of the Johnson County, Tarrant County, Texas, and American Bar Associations, and is fluent in Spanish.
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Brigham Young University (where he was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society) in 1994 and his law degree at Texas Tech University (where he was a member of the Board of Barristers) in 1997. Prior to joining Coontz Cochran, Jeff was an associate in the Arlington, Texas office of Hill Gilstrap.
Jeff has two daughters.