Rick Cofer is an American law practitioner who established his law firm called the Rick Cofer Law PLLC. Before he decided to open up his law firm, he used to serve as a prosecutor for nine years. He had the idea to open up a law firm because he wanted to represent the people of Central Texas who are involved in various crimes. He is an expert when it comes to crimes involving illegal drugs, domestic violence, and driving under the influence of alcohol. He also specializes in more serious crimes like sexual assault, robbery, and murder. He believes that being a lawyer for those who are involved in these crimes would help him become a better lawyer that would help commit justice for those who are accused, as well as the victims.
Rick Cofer’s profession helped him develop the skills needed to become an extraordinary lawyer. Every day, he would devote himself into creating a list of the tasks that he needs to accomplish, and he checks it one by one to make sure that he is able to finish everything before the day ends. As a lawyer, there are small tasks that he has to accomplish like speaking with his clients and providing them with updates. He would do all of it before the day ends so that he can start up fresh the next day. He also stated that being a lawyer is a difficult career path, especially if someone does not have any mentor who would mold them to become a better lawyer. Rick Cofer revealed that one of the reasons for his success would be the existence of his mentors who helped him reach his goals as a professional.
Aside from being a lawyer, he is also serving the local community of Austin by joining organizations and holding important decisions. He used to be the chairman of the city’s Zero Waste Commission, and he helped ban plastic bags in Austin. He also served as the vice chairman of the city’s Parks and Recreation Board, and one of his legacies was to increase the fund given to parks all over the city. He also helped the homeless in the city through his role at the Austin Ending Community Homelessness Coalition, providing them with services that allowed the city’s homeless to learn how to stand up on their own and how they can change their lives. Rick Cofer’s initiatives in the city allowed him to become a model citizen for the locals. His role in banning plastic and encouraging the public to recycle more have given him new supporters, especially those who care for the environment.