People-first culture and out-of-the-box thinking have been the core of our approach since we opened in Fort Worth in 1992, and they continue to be the values that drive our team today.
Locations in Fort Worth, Corpus Christi, Houston, and New Orleans
Full-Service Business Law Firm Serving Texas and Louisiana
Beyond the Ordinary
You deserve unparalleled representation. At Cotten Schmidt, we're prepared to deliver it.
Dynamic Client Partnerships
Your legal needs change as your company evolves. We offer a variety of services so we can give ongoing support to businesses and their owners.
Creative Legal Strategies
We keep up with leading technology and the ever-changing corporate landscape so we can tailor our best strategies to your unique objectives.
Genuine Care & Dedication
Clients come first. Our attorneys communicate effectively and advocate aggressively out of genuine care for our clients and their futures.
Larry E. Cotten
Founding PartnerLarry E. Cotten has tried over 150 cases over the course of his career. His primary focus is defending corporate entities facing negligence and product liability claims.
Larry has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer on eleven occasions. Learn more about his work and how he can help protect your business in a time of need.
Understanding Family Law
Family law, like no other area of the law, is often forced upon a client, often causing immediate emotional anxiety and financial hardship. Some attorneys ignore the emotional needs of their clients, while others play upon those emotions. Cotten Schmidt, L.L.P.’s family law attorneys understand that many issues associated with family law can be emotional and cause a high level of stress and anxiety. We work with our clients to try to find ways to reduce that stress while providing rigorous representation.