History Mike Martin and Pat Millican founded the firm in 1975. In 2010, Pat and Mike saw a need to grow the firm and brought in two new partners, Greg Henderson and Matthew Shrum. In 2013 and 2014, Jackie Baltrun and Scott Cooley were brought on board. Jackie and Scott now make up the firm of Martin Millican Cooley, PLLC.
Partners Scott Cooley is a San Antonio native. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990, and after a career as a television sportscaster, attended the University of Houston Law Center, where he was Chief Notes and Comments Editor of the Houston Law Review, Order of the Coif, and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1996. Scott clerked at the Supreme Court of Texas for Justice Raul A. Gonzalez and has been in private practice in Austin, and now Lampasas, since 1998 following his judicial clerkship. He is a member and past-President of the Lampasas Kiwanis Club, a member of the Board of Directors of the Lampasas Chamber of Commerce, and a 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Texas Super Lawyer recognized in Texas Monthly Magazine's annual list of top attorneys.
Jackie Baltrun is a Salado native with a BBA from Baylor University and earned her law degree at Texas Tech University School of Law. During her time at Texas Tech University, she participated in the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic as well as the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program; she was named Best New Volunteer for 2013 at VITA. Jackie is a current Board Member of the Lampasas Kiwanis Club, a volunteer with Lone Star Legal Aid, a Board Member of the Lampasas County Museum Foundation, a Member of the City of Lampasas Planning and Zoning Commission, and Municipal Court Prosecutor for the City of Lampasas. Jackie received the 2020 Pro Bono Pledge Badge from the State Bar of Texas.
Of Counsel Mike Martin was born in Brazoria, Texas. Both his preparatory and legal education were completed at University of Texas at Austin. Mike is a member of the State Bar of Texas and remains of counsel to the law firm.
Pat Millican is a native of Lampasas, Texas. His preparatory education was at Texas Christian University and he completed his legal education at Baylor University. Pat is a member of Delta Theta Phi, the State Bar of Texas, and the American Bar Association, and remains of counsel to the law firm.
Martin Millican Cooley, PLLC 512 E. 4th Street Lampasas, Texas 76550-2911 Phone: (512) 556-6228 Fax: 1 (844) 318-6073