Laura Cockrell

Laura Cockrell

Laura Cockrell graduated early from Texas State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with Honors, and a Minor in Criminal Justice. During college she was a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society, served on the Honor Code Council, and was elected as a Senator to the Associated Student Government. She earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2012 from South Texas College of Law. During law school, she distinguished herself successfully in multiple advocacy tournaments and competitions as a member of the school’s nationally recognized Mock Trial Team. Additionally, she was selected into membership of the Order of Barristers.

Soon after graduation, Ms. Cockrell accepted a position with Alice Oliver-Parrott, former trial judge and Chief Justice of the First Court of Appeals. From there, she joined the predecessor to Craft Law Firm, P.C., focusing her practice on product liability and catastrophic personal injury cases. In 2013, she joined Hunter Craft in forming Craft Law Firm, P.C. Ms. Cockrell has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars Honoree every year since 2017.

Laura Cockrell
AWARDS AND HONORS
  • AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition Regional Champion, 2011
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship, South Texas College of Law
  • Georgetown National White Collar Crime Mock Trial Tournament Finalist, 2010
  • Order of Barristers
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2017 – 2022
EDUCATION
  • B.A., with Honors, in Political Science, Minor in Criminal Justice, Texas State University
  • J.D., South Texas College of Law
LICENSES AND ADMISSIONS
  • Texas State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Best Law Firms 2022
Lawyer of the Year 2022 J. Hunter Craft
Best Law Firms 2021
Best Lawyers U.S. News Best Law Firms 2020
Best Law Firms 2019
Best Law Firms 2018
Best Lawyers U.S. News Best Law Firms 2017
Top 100 Verdicts Texas
Top 100 Verdicts United States
J. Hunter Craft 2020 Lawyer of the Year
The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyers
Multi-million dollar advocates forum
Million dollar advocates forum
America's top 100 personal injury attorneys