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Douglas R. Coonfield

Legal Associate




Douglas R. Coonfield was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and was raised in the Texas Hill Country. Mr. Coonfield earned his undergraduate degree in English from The University of Texas at San Antonio. He received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in May of 2018.

While in law school, his activities included serving as treasurer for the U.T. Board of Advocates and the Texas Law Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society, serving as staff editor on the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal and the Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law, and serving as the managing editor for The Review of Litigation. His forthcoming note in The Review concerns the development of constitutional standing in civil rights cases.

Mr. Coonfield was a Student Attorney ad Litem in the Children’s Rights Clinic and Advanced Children’s Right Clinic. In addition, Mr. Coonfield competed in the Hutcheson Moot Court Competition, was a member of the 2L Mock Trial spar team, and was a student member of the Barbara Jordan American Inn of Court. He continues to serve as a member of the Texas Law Class of 2018 Alumni Committee. Douglas started as a law clerk at Cantilo & BennettL.L.P. as a third-year law student.

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