David S. Kohm & Associates

Our Attorneys in Arlington, Dallas, and Fort Worth

Many Arlington & DFW clients choose our attorneys at the Law Offices of David Kohm,  because of  their knowledge and experience. Read our attorney profiles and learn more about the attorneys at the Law Offices of David Kohm, including their education and experience.

David S. Kohm
Lead Attorney
David Kohm Dallas Fort Worth Attorney

Attorney David S. Kohm received his Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Michigan in 1982. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas in December 1989. He was admitted to the Texas Bar and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Northern District in 1990.

John M. Groce, Jr.
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John M. Groce, Jr., is a native to the Metroplex. As a third-generation attorney, the legal profession has been a family tradition. Mr. Groce is a seasoned trial attorney who has represented a diverse client base for over 15 years. While focusing on cases in the metroplex and surrounding areas, Mr. Groce has tried cases in counties across the state of Texas, from Amarillo to Brownsville, Texarkana to El Paso, and many locations in between. Through his experience, creativity, and commitment to his client, Mr. Groce has obtained numerous jury verdicts and settlements which exceed his clients’ expectations.

A graduate of Grapevine High School, Mr. Groce went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1992 from Baylor University, with a major in English and a minor in Rhetoric & Argumentation. He then attended Texas Tech University School of Law where he graduated in 1995 with a Juris Doctor degree. Mr. Groce was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1995.

Tommy Carter
Tommy Carter Dallas Fort Worth Attorney

Tommy Carter, a Dallas native, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University. As an experienced litigator, he possesses 15 years of a broad-based litigation background. He has prosecuted and defended scores of personal injury cases and has obtained millions of dollars for clients in personal injury and medical malpractice matters. Tommy’s practice is now devoted to family law matters and he is dedicated to assisting clients through these difficult times. As a certified mediator, Tommy is also a skilled negotiator. He seeks to resolve cases in a costeffective manner, but he has the necessary trial experience to effectively represent his clients in the courtroom. Tommy is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas, and is also licensed to practice in the Northern and Eastern Districts of the United States District Court.

Elizabeth Whitaker
Attorney Elizabeth Whitaker received a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Houston, Cum Laude, and Juris Doctorate from University of Houston Law Center. She has 18 years of experience in family law litigation and received Top Texas Lawyers recognition in 2005 as published in Texas Monthly’s Super Lawyer Section.
David Rossio
David Rossio Dallas Fort Worth Attorney
Attorney David Rossio received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in 1982 and a Juris Doctorate at The Ohio State University College of Law in 1985. He was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1985 (inactive status) and to the State Bar of Texas in 1986. He is currently licensed to practice in the State of Texas as well as the United States Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas.
Erika Patino
Erika Patino Dallas Fort Worth Attorney
Attorney Erika Patino graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in History; Minor in Spanish. In 2004 she graduated from Texas Wesleyan University with a PostBachelor in Bilingual Education and in 2005 received a Masters Degree in History of Ideas from University of Texas at Dallas. In addition, Ms. Patino graduated from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in May 2010. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and is a member of both the Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association and Family Law Section of the Texas Bar Association.
Edward E. Castillo
Attorney Edward Castillo
Born and raised in the Texas Panhandle.
Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration from West Texas A&M in Canyon, TX.
Worked as a juvenile probation officer then on to law school at South Texas College of Law in Houston, TX.
Worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Randall County, TX District Attorney's office then in the Tarrant County District Attorney's office.
Worked in my own practice doing criminal defense and juvenile law.
Joined the Kohm law firm October 2014.
Seth McCloskey
Attorney Seth McCloskey
Seth McCloskey graduated law school in 2009 and received the prestigious Reinberger Honors Fellowship. Seth has experience as a bankruptcy litigator under a Chapter 7 Trustee and has worked as a Justice of the Peace, misdemeanor, and felony prosecutor with the Ellis County & District Attorney's offices. Seth joined the Kohm firm in 2014, and has worked diligently to protect the rights of clients who are injured by the careless acts of others.
Fauniel D. Rowland
Attorney Fauniel Rowland
Fauniel “Faun” D. Rowland has been practicing in the area of family law since May 2000. Her clients are of paramount importance to her and she takes the time to individually guide each client through the family law process. This includes divorces, modifications, child support, property division, child custody, and other areas of family law. Faun received an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating and a 5.0 Client Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a national and international attorney review company. This is the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating that an attorney can receive from their clients and peers.

Faun was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1988 and in 1989 to the State Bar of Texas as well as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Prior to 1989, Faun resided in southern California where she graduated in 1987 from Southwestern University School of Law. She remains a member (inactive) of the State Bar of California.

In addition to practicing law, Faun has also been an adjunct professor of law at Tarrant County College. For more than seven years, Faun taught classes in the Paralegal Studies Department including civil procedure, mediation, and legal research. Her knowledge of these areas carries over to her family law practice to the benefit of her clients.

Faun is a member of the Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association.