Valerie Baston

Of Counsel

3400 Carlisle Street Dallas,
TX 75204

Valerie D. Baston is Of Counsel with The Cochran Firm. She is a former prosecutor who has over twenty-one years of experience in criminal law, juvenile law, civil law and Asset Forfeiture. She is licensed to practice in the State of Texas and in the Northern District of Texas.

Honors & Awards

  • L. Clifford Davis Legal Excellence Award, Black Women Lawyers of Tarrant County, 2011
  • Believing in Youth-Hometown Hero Award, Santa Fe Youth Services, 2011

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation
  • L. Clifford Davis Legal Association
  • Black Women Lawyers Association of Tarrant County
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association
  • Dallas Black Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Dallas County Bar Association
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.


  • B.S. – University of Texas at Austin
  • J.D. – Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University

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