Jeremy Coe is a fourth-generation East Texan. He graduated from Winnsboro High School in 1991, where he was selected as “Best All-Around Boy.” After being awarded a Presidential Scholarship, Jeremy attended Tyler Junior College, where he was elected President of Phi Theta Kappa, the national junior college honor society, and served as an Editor of the TJC Apache newspaper.
Jeremy graduated magna cum laude from TJC in 1993 with an associate’s degree in journalism. Jeremy was also selected in 1993 as one of 20 “Academic All-Americans” and was featured in USA Today newspaper. Jeremy was also selected as a Presidential Scholar at the University of Texas at Tyler, where he worked as an Editor of the UT Tyler Patriot newspaper and won awards in regional Moot Court competitions.
Jeremy graduated magna cum laude from UT Tyler in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, which he speaks, reads, and writes with fluency.
Jeremy studied law at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, where he competed in Mock Trial and Moot Court competitions. He also took courses in Mexican law in Spanish at a law school in Guanajuato, Mexico. Jeremy graduated from Texas Tech School of Law in 1998.
Upon graduation from law school, United States District Judge William M. Steger selected Jeremy in 1998 as a briefing attorney or “law clerk,” where he learned courtroom procedure, legal research, and observed some of the best trial attorneys in East Texas. Seeing great trial lawyers inspired Jeremy to seek a position with a plaintiff’s personal injury firm, and he went to work in 2000 for the Law Office of Stephen Woodfin in Kilgore, Texas. While working for Mr. Woodfin, Jeremy gained jury trial experience and learned personal injury and insurance law while helping plaintiffs recover damages from injuries due to automobile accidents and premises liability.
In 2003, Jeremy started his own practice in Longview, Texas. He moved his office to Henderson, Texas in 2005, with a primary emphasis on a trial practice including personal injury and family law. In 2009, Jeremy was selected by readers of the Longview News-Journal as “Best Attorney in East Texas.” In 2010, Jeremy expanded his firm by opening an office in Tyler, Texas.
Jeremy is a member and former President of the Rusk County Bar Association, a member of the Smith County Bar Association, the Gregg County Bar Association, and is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers’ Association, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association, Family Law Section of State Bar of Texas, and a member of the Pro Bono College and State Bar College. Jeremy has won numerous awards for pro bono representation of victims of domestic violence in family law matters, and Coe was named Law Firm of the Year by Lone Star Legal Aid in 2017.
Jeremy has written many articles and hosted numerous radio programs informing the Hispanic community in Northeast Texas of their legal rights - He is fluent in Spanish. He also has presented continuing education seminars for other attorneys regarding United States immigration issues in the family law arena.
Jeremy has served on the boards of many East Texas charitable organizations, including the Boys & Girls Club of Rusk County, Smith County Habitat for Humanity, Smith County Bar Foundation, and Hispanic Business Association of East Texas.
Jeremy and his wife, Eve, has been involved in ministry for over 20 years. Jeremy and Eve are the founders of Real Life Ministries, and have pastored non-denominational churches in Henderson and Tyler with a special emphasis on evangelism and “street ministry.” They have operated “halfway houses” involved in drug and alcohol addiction rehabilitation. Eve sings and speaks in churches throughout the United States and Mexico and has done so since 1991. Jeremy and Eve, with the Real Life Ministries team, regularly minister in prisons across Texas.
Jeremy and Eve live in Tyler, Texas. They have four children and six grandchildren and he spends all of his spare time with his family or doing ministry. He enjoys mixed martial arts, fishing and kayaking, travel, and cooking. Jeremy is not ashamed to admit that he is a Dallas Cowboys fan.
Jeremy Coe has recently been admitted to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 5000 members throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.