Dallas City Attorney

Assistant City Attorney

Municipal Prosecution Section

Jeffrey Cornell is an Assistant City Attorney with the Municipal Prosecution Section of the Dallas City Attorney’s Office. Jeffrey represents the State of Texas and the City of Dallas in the prosecution of Class C misdemeanors and violations of municipal ordinances in the municipal court. Prosecutors are responsible for criminal and civil litigation, including civil appeals to the municipal court. The Dallas Municipal Court is a court of record, and jury trials are held before a six person jury.


  • Southern Methodist University
    J.D., 2010
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
    B.S., 2007

Affiliations & Activities

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas, 2010
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Prior Experience

  • Law Offices of Chris Nygaard, Plano, TX
  • Robinius, Sutton, and Harper, Garland, TX