Mr. Cochran is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas

  • Real Estate
  • Probate
  • Commercial law
  • General practice


  • Texas, 1973
  • Kansas, 1973
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980


  • University of Kansas, J.D., 1973
  • University of Kansas, B.A., 1970

Past experience

  • Bexar County Legal Aid Assocation 1973-1982, staff attorney, managing attorney and chief attorney for litigation
  • Law Offices of Cecil W. Bain 1982-1984, associate

Legal experience

  • Appellate practice in the 4th Court of Appeals (including oral argument)
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit (including oral argument)
  • Administrative Advocacy (Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources, Texas Employment Commission, Texas Department of Public Safety, San Antonio Housing Authority)
  • Legislative Advocacy (testimony before Texas Senate Committees)

Associations and memberships

  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas (Member, Governing Board of Directors, Consumer Law Section, 1977-1986)


  • “Consumer Rights and Remedies” and 'Texas Consumer Law Handbook' Texas Practice Series, West Publishing Company (3d Ed. 2002)


  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1996


  • Bexar County Legal Aid Association
    • Board of Directors (1986 – present); Treasurer (1994-1995)

Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc. serves clients with contracts and litigation cases throughout Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio (central to South Texas) and the “Hill Country”.

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