About Paul Coggins

Author, "Sting Like A Butterfly"


Paul Coggins is a nationally recognized criminal defense attorney, whose clients have included high-ranking politicians, Fortune 500 executives, professional athletes, nonprofit organizations, and government bodies. He is the former United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas and is currently the president of the National Association of Former U.S. Attorneys.

He is a Rhodes Scholar, a former host of a popular radio call in show, a frequent commentator for the media, and a contributor of articles to numerous newspapers and magazines. He serves on a number of nonprofit boards of directors, including Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates as a trustee emeriti), the Dallas Film Society (board of directors), and the Texas Book Festival (advisory board of directors).  

He has previously written the mystery thriller "The Lady is the Tiger," and co-authored a book about college athletics with former U.S. Congressman Tom McMillen: "Out of Bounds." 

He resides with his wife Regina in Dallas, Texas.