Monika Cooper has worked closely with clients in defending a broad spectrum of cases involving business torts and commercial litigation, professional liability, and fiduciary litigation and wills & trust litigation.
She is on the board of directors of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC) and serves as a committee chairperson and committee member for the State of Texas District 7 Grievance Committee.
Monika is rated by her peers as an AV Preeminent (5.0), the highest rating standard, by Martindale-Hubbell®. She has also been rated as a Top-Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation by Martindale-Hubbell®. She has been recognized on multiple occasions, as a Rising Star, by Thomson Reuters (2004, 2005, 2006) and a “Texas Super Lawyer”, by Thomson Reuters (2015, 2016), which both have appeared in Texas Monthly magazine and she consistently has been named as a “Top Attorney” by Fort Worth, Texas (2008-2019) magazine. She has received the distinguished 40 Under 40 Honoree, from the Fort Worth Business Press (2006). She is an Eldon Mahon Inns of Court, Barrister.
She has authored the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Professional Liability Update, since the Spring of 2014 and has written and presented papers about “Understanding and Working Through the Disciplinary Process” to the Texas Association of Defense Counsel in Washington, D.C., 2014; Texas Association of Defense Counsel in Fort Worth, TX, 2016; Tarrant County Probate Section, Litigation Seminar, 2014 and the Tarrant County Bar Association, Brown Bag Seminar Series, Oct. 2014. She has also written and presented a paper on “Discovery: The Process of Gathering Facts”, to the Tarrant County Probate Bar Association, Litigation Seminar, 2016.
Within the community, Monika organized the Brock Youth Football program and served on its Board of Directors from 2008-2011. Since moving to Aledo, Texas, she has served her community as a member of the Aledo ISD 2025 Committee and she has formerly been a guardian through Guardianship Services, Inc. If Monika is not working or serving her community, she participates with her children in the Aledo FFA chapter and Aledo Football program.
Texas Wesleyan School of Law
Fort Worth, Texas
University of Texas at Arlington
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas