David Cook

David CookDavid Cook, Mayor - Place 1

Phone: 817-276-4203
Term: Expires May 2022
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Occupation: Attorney


David Cook is a long-time Mansfield resident who was first elected Mayor in 2008 and is currently serving his fifth term.

Education & Professional Career

The 48-year-old attorney is a graduate of Mansfield High School, Stephen F. Austin State University and Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. Cook is a former Legislative Aide to State Senator Chris Harris. He was a law clerk and associate at Harris' law firm prior to partnering with Harris in January 2004 to form Harris Cook L.L.P., where he is Managing Partner. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Tarrant County Bar Association, the Texas Family Law Foundation and the U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas.

Community Service

Mayor Cook serves on the Regional Transportation Council, the Tarrant County Mayor's Council, the North Texas Commission and is past chairman of the Southeast Tarrant Transportation Partnership (SETT).

Mayor Cook has been recognized as the "Best Local Government Official" by the Mansfield News-Mirror, as one of the "40 Under 40" by the Fort Worth Business Press and named a top attorney by Fort Worth Texas Magazine.

He is a community volunteer, working with Mansfield Cares, a non-profit organization providing assistance to families. He also has been active in Mansfield Churches FOR the City, the Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce, the Mansfield Historical Society and the Mansfield Independent School District (ISD) Strategic Planning Committee. He has also volunteered with Mansfield Youth Basketball and the Mansfield Soccer Association. He and his wife Tonya have four children, and one granddaughter.