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.

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.
Craig W. Thomas
Attorney Craig Thomas graduated The University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics in 2001 and a Juris Doctorate from Texas Wesleyan Law School in 2004.
Matthew Wegner
Matthew Wegner Dallas Fort Worth Attorney
Matthew Wegner graduated from Texas Wesleyan School of Law in Fort Worth Texas and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2007. He earned a Bachelors Degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Mr. Wegner is admitted to both the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. Mr. Wegner’s experience if primarily in Bankruptcy and Social Security Disability. He says he chose these areas because , “I like helping people at the time of their greatest need.”
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.
Jason Klotz, J.D.
Jason Klotz, Arlington, Attorney
Mr. Klotz received his B.A. from the U.T. Austin, graduated from S.M.U. with his J.D., & was admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. He began practicing law in 2004 & devotes his practice to personal injury litigation & representing those who have been negligently injured. He has extensive experience representing clients with insurance coverage disputes, contract law, social security disability, employment law, family law & general civil litigation. He also has far-reaching research skills that provide for innovative approaches to legal matters. He is distinguished member of the Dallas Bar & Dallas Young Lawyers Association.
R. Rieker Carsey
R. Rieker Carsey, is a native of Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Carsey began his legal career as a criminal defense attorney in Fort Worth, Dallas, and surrounding counties. Gaining invaluable experience through countless trials and other courtroom matters, Mr. Carsey is accustomed to, and thrives off of, helping those in need. His diversified background has helped Mr. Carsey become a courtroom veteran at a young age, and he continues to use these experiences as a tool to fight for every inch his client’s deserve. After graduating from Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth, Mr. Carsey accepted an offer to play football at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. After starting as a freshman and lettering on the defensive line, Mr. Carsey retired from football and instead focused on academics, majoring in Political Science and receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 2002. Pulled by family ties, Mr. Carsey was accepted to Baylor Law School, where he received a Juris Doctor degree in 2005, becoming a 3rd generation Baylor Lawyer.