Rick Cofer is a very well-renowned criminal defense attorney in the area of Austin, Texas. Rick Cofer has actively served his community and has represented his clients in different kinds of criminal cases like DUI, family domestic violence, assault, drugs, murder, property crimes, juvenile crimes and sex related crimes. Rick Cofer has always been passionate about creating resolutions for his fellow local Texans and making sure that they are well and fairly represented in the court of law – these were the reasons why he ended up as a defense attorney. Rick Cofer has handled over 1000 cases for his local Texan community.
Rick Cofer also makes sure that he is an active member of his community in several other aspects and he makes tremendous efforts to make sure that his presence is felt in the endeavors of his community. Rick Cofer is a proclaimed activist and he is dedicated on helping environmental efforts of his community. Here are a few organizations that Rick Cofer is involved in:
- The Parks and Recreation Board of the City of austin
- The Pease Park Conservancy Board of Directors
- The Kind Clinic
- The Texas Health Action Board of Directors
- The Ending Community Homelessness Organization (ECHO)
Rick Cofer believes that building a safer and healthier community always starts with how they treat their environment, which is why he puts environmental efforts on his top priority. Rick Cofer has noticed and acknowledged that the world has a massive problem on pollution and that there is a plastic problem. The plastic problem involves over production, distribution and user-end waste management habits.
Rick Cofer Law knows that even in their own small ways, they can make not only their community more environmentally friendly but more importantly, the world. And so, when Rick Cofer is not serving as an attorney, he spends his time sparking efforts that will create a greener Austin through his projects.
Rick Cofer started a plastic bag ban in the community of Austin Texas and it has become a widely implemented rule and was very successful. The key to the success of the plastic bag ban is because of the step-by-step progression of leaving plastics behind, it was eased in to the consumers so that they would learn how to live without using plastic bags rather than taking away plastic bags completely right away. They started with educating the community with the after-effects of plastic, and then they removed single use non-compostable plastic bags and provided alternatives like reusable bags, compostable plastic bags and recyclable paper bags. They also set a plausible goal for the community of reducing their plastic waste by 50% in their first 1 1/2 years of implementing the rules regarding plastic use and waste management. Rick Cofer is definitely successful in helping not only his community, but also the world. To know more about Rick Cofer visit linkedin.com