Charlene Koonce is a seasoned trial and appellate attorney who prosecutes and defends commercial disputes on behalf of large and small clients. Ms. Koonce has obtained favorable results through bench and jury trials, summary judgment, and settlement in cases involving complex contract disputes, unfair business practices, securities fraud, professional liability and fiduciary duties, breach of warranty, fraud and fraudulent transfers, commercial tenancy, and collections. Her recent tenure as a staff attorney in the Dallas Court of Appeals provides invaluable insight and expertise regarding appellate and mandamus issues, although she is equally at home in federal courts. Ms. Koonce has served as or represented equity receivers in more than two dozen government enforcement cases.
AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Ms. Koonce is frequently acknowledged for her legal skills by peers and legal publications, regularly recognized on the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” list and as a Super Lawyer.
When she was five, one of my daughters was asked to write a journal page by completing the sentence, “I’m special because…” I always thought her response was my mother of the year award, and reflects how much I love my—now fully grown—daughters.
I walked with notecards in college and law school to study, and walking is my favorite way to think, process, pray, decide. Especially when my two large dogs join me, walking provides energy and relaxation.
“The world is a book and if we do not travel, we read only one page.” This sculpture, purchased in a small harbor town in France, reminds me how much I love reading and travel.
More About Charlene Koonce
Ms. Koonce is an avid reader, enjoys traveling, cooking, and outdoor exercise. She coached youth volleyball and basketball for 10+ years. She has two grown daughters, and two (very large) dogs.