ADMISSIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Robert has worked with the firm since the beginning of 2011. He has a passion for the law that made him a valuable member of the team. Robert was born and raised in the Clear Lake/Galveston area. He graduated with honors from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, where he earned his Bachelors degree with a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology.
After graduating from Sam Houston, he was admitted into South Texas College of Law in 2011 where he earned his Juris Doctorate and was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas. Robert gained his experience working within the criminal justice system through his studies at Sam Houston State and his internship with Harris County District Attorney’s Office. While at South Texas College of Law he also worked with in the The Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinic providing Family Law legal services to economically disadvantaged individuals. Robert also takes great pride in the consulting work he did with various non-profit groups geared at drug and alcohol awareness for youth, teens and young adults.
Robert now owns his own law firm, Garate Cooper, PLLC. Robert still enjoys working with NHA on a case by case basis.