Perry Cockerell has helped thousands of clients solve difficult problems for over thirty-eight years through his trial and appellate litigation experience. Clients trust him with their problems because of his expertise and his care about their best interests. Clients hire him to deliver value and solutions in the most efficient manner. He has a passion for the law and the Texas legal profession that he combines with his uncompromising integrity and strong personal beliefs.
Perry began his work as a creditor’s rights attorney in Dallas in 1981. Over the years he moved into an exclusive real estate litigation and appellate practice handling cases in federal, state, bankruptcy and appellate courts. He has argued and won cases in the Texas Supreme Court and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
A frequent author and speaker, Perry is board certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has earned the AV Preeminent® ranking in Martindale-Hubbell. He is a member of the Appellate Council of the State Bar Appellate Section and a member of the Legislative and Judiciary Committee of the Texas Land Title Association. For the past five years, he has been a regular contributor to the Tarrant County Bar Association Bulletin of monthly judicial profiles of local judges and justices from the courts in Tarrant County.
Perry is a retired Navy Commander having served twenty-eight years as an intelligence officer on active and reserve duty. He served during Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in Iraq.
Perry is an active member of the Society of Vincent de Paul and assists in pro bono programs to assist the poor with legal assistance. Perry is married and has four children. In his off time, Perry enjoys writing and has written three novels.