Cofer Luster congratulates Victoria Lydahl for receiving a clerkship with the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals 

Meet Victoria Lydahl


Victoria Lydahl accepted an offer for a one-year term clerkship at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals for the Honorable Judge Michelle Slaughter. The Court of Criminal Appeals is Texas’ highest court for criminal cases. Judge Michelle Slaughter was elected to the Court of Criminal Appeals in 2018. Victoria will begin her clerkship after her May graduation and taking the bar in July.

Victoria is a third-year law student at Texas A&M School of Law and is an intern at Cofer Luster Criminal Defense Lawyers. She first joined the team in 2021 as a part of the Texas A&M Law School Criminal Defense Externship program. Partner Cody Cofer was Victoria’s professor for the lecture component of the externship program. Cofer Luster asked Victoria to return as a paid intern for the 2022 Spring Semester.

Victoria grew up in the Fort Worth area and attended high school at Trinity Valley School. From the University of Oklahoma, Victoria received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in Public Administration. Before joining Cofer Luster, Victoria interned with the United States Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Texas, Fort Worth Division; the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office; and the Second Court of Appeals of Texas.

About Cofer Luster

Cofer Luster Criminal Defense Lawyers PC is a team of criminal defense attorneys dedicated to providing the highest quality representation in state and federal criminal charges, including assault family violence, DWI, indecency with a child, and white-collar fraud.


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