Austin Cooley

Austin Cooley

Legal Secretary

Austin Cooley serves as our Legal Secretary. Austin is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and served in the United States Marine Corps, where he earned a Paralegal Studies Certificate from the Naval Justice School. While enlisted, Austin worked on the prosecution, defense, and post-trial review agencies for the Staff Judge Advocate at Camp Lejeune and assisted in numerous Naval Criminal Investigative Services (NCIS), U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID), and Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations. Since transitioning back to civilian life, Austin has worked in family, medical malpractice, criminal defense, and international courts.


  • University of Kentucky, Bachelor of Science in Secondary English Education, minor in Linguistics
  • Naval Justice School, Certificate in Paralegal Studies


  • Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Certificate of Commendation