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Stacy L. Cole

Stacy L. Cole

Stacy Cole Law, P.C.
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Civil Rights
  • Eastern District of Texas, Northern District of Texas, Texas
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Summary

Mr. Cole is Board Certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and focuses his practice on representing employees in disputes against employers. In doing so, Mr. Cole has represented hundreds of clients in numerous employment claims, including but not limited to claims for unpaid overtime wages, minimum wage violations, discrimination, retaliation, FMLA violations, breach of employment contract, non-compete agreements, wrongful termination, hostile work environment, and employee grievance hearings. Although most of the firm's employment claims are handled through administrative agencies, Mr. Cole and the firm also has experience representing clients in litigation.

Mr. Cole has written multiple legal articles to educate fellow attorneys on the expanding rights of employees. Given his experience and knowledge of employment law, Mr. Cole has been asked to speak about various employment related topics to the Texas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Texas A&M Law School, Dallas Gay and Lesbian Bar Association, and the Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Cole was also selected as a Rising Star in 2019, which is a recognition by Super Lawyers a Thompson Reuters Service.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Cole earned a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of North Texas and an MBA from The University of Texas at Dallas. Mr. Cole then graduated cum laude from SMU Dedman School of Law. While attending SMU, Mr. Cole won several awards for both written and oral advocacy. Mr. Cole also worked for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Due to his success, Mr. Cole was inducted into the National Order of Barristers. This honor is presented to the top ten advocates of each graduating class. After graduating from law school, Mr. Cole worked as an associate for an employment law firm before starting his own practice.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Eastern District of Texas
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Northern District of Texas
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Texas
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Stacy Cole Law, P.C.
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Trial Lawyer
Rob Wiley, P.C.
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Summer Law Clerk
Lennox International
Law Extern
U.S. District Court for the Nothern District of Texas
Law Intern
The 101st District Court - Dallas County
Law Intern - Real Estate and Tax Division
Legal Aid Of Northwest Texas
Business Analyst
Lennox Industries Inc.
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Education
SMU Dedman School of Law
J.D. (2012)
Cum Laude, National Order of Barristers, SMU Science and Technology Law Review, Board of Advocates, Moot Court, Negotiations Team
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University of Texas - Dallas
MBA (2007)
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University of North Texas - Health Science Center at Ft. Worth
B.B.A. (2005)
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Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Dallas Bar Association
Member
Current
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National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
Member
Current
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Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Texas Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Dallas-Fort Worth Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
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Texas State Bar
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Changing Landscape of LGBT Employment Rights: A Battle Over Title VII
State Bar of Texas
Speaking Engagements
The Emerging Rights of LGBT Employees in the Workforce, National Employment Lawyers Association, DFW Chapter
Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Discrimination in the Workplace, Dallas Gay & Lesbian Bar Association,
2014
Marriage Equality Decision and What it Means for Your Clients, Texas Bar CLE
2015
The ABCs of Spotting Employment Claims and Selecting Clients, Fort Worth Human Resources Management Association
2015
Life After Obergefell: The Next Wave of LGBT Legal Issues - Employment Law Update, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting
2016
The Legal Impact of Marriage Equality: New Frontiers, New Issues - Employment Law Update, Texas Bar CLE
2016
Certifications
Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Stacy L. Cole's Website Profile
Website
Stacy Cole Law, P.C. Website
Contact & Map
Stacy Cole Law, P.C.
Dallas Office
7929 Brookriver Dr
#605
Dallas, TX 75247
USA
Telephone: (214) 800-5199