Trey Cooke studied Criminal Justice at Appalachian State University and received his law degree from Campbell University's School of Law. Through his various engagements as a law student, Trey provided several hundred hours' worth of pro bono legal work for clients in need. His training and experience have allowed him to excel as an attorney inside and outside the courtroom.
Trey was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. He became interested in practicing law as a high school student when he began volunteering as a youth prosecutor and defense attorney through Wake County's Capital Area Teen Court Program. Trey recently moved to Wilmington, North Carolina with Monique Cooke, his wife, who works as a Law Clerk in New Hanover County. He is the proud parent of two foster pets: his cat, Siena, and puppy, Ginsburg.
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Law
- Traffic Violations
- Drug Violations
- Weapon Charges
- Family Law
- Estate Planning
- North Carolina, 2018
- Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
- J.D. - 2018
- Honors: Federal Public Defender’s Office, Full-time Intern
- Honors: Public Interest Law Student Association, President
- Honors: Campbell Law, Innocence Project, Vice President
- Honors: Campbell Law, Innocence Project, Case Manager
- Honors: Restorative Justice Classes, Butner’s Federal Prison, Leader
- Honors: Haven House’s Gang Outreach, Intern
- Honors: Juvenile Diversion Team, Intern
- Honors: Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Member
- Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina
- B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2015
- Honors: Watauga County District Attorney’s Office, Intern
- Honors: Appalachian State University Cycling Team
- Major: Criminal Justice – International Studies
- Minor: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
- North Carolina Bar Association, Member, 2018 to Present
- Wake County Bar Association, Member
- North Carolina State Bar, Member, 2018 to Present
- HIGHTS (Helping Inspire Gifts of Hope, Trust, and Service), Board Member
Recent Blog Posts
Estate planning is the process of organizing how your properties should be managed or distributed in the event you become incapacitated or upon your death. As a result, you get to enjoy peace of mind, knowing your interests and those of your loved ones are protected,...
If you are one of the many North Carolina residents struggling with mental illness, you know that stressful work conditions may worsen your symptoms. In some cases, you may even know that work is the cause of your mental health challenges and wonder if there is a way...
Getting a traffic ticket can be frustrating, particularly when you feel you did not deserve it. You may wonder if you have options to fight your ticket. The good news is that North Carolina law provides its citizens with rights even in traffic court. Instead of paying...