CL Team

Krystal Hardwick

Krystal Hardwick is the newest addition to the Cook Legal Group. She has an extensive history in hospitality and personal relations through working in restaurants, wineries, and music venues around the world. She has sung professionally for over 10 years and is a published singer-songwriter.… Read More »Krystal Hardwick

Alize Garza

Alize provides administrative support to the legal and tax teams.

Nicholas Murski

Nicholas Murski, a native Houstonian, earned his B.B.A. in Accounting from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX. He has experience in a wide variety of fields in accounting including but not limited to Controller Services, Internal Accounting, Tax Preparation, and Bookkeeping. Nicholas currently provides… Read More »Nicholas Murski

Paula Cook

Paula provides accounting support to the legal and tax teams.

Susan Shulick

Susan coordinates international services and logistics for Cook Legal Group, LLLP. She received her A.B. Economics degree from the University of Santo Tomas and an M.B.A. Honors degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. Prior to joining Cook Legal Group, LLLP, she… Read More »Susan Shulick

Julie George

Julie facilitates corporate communications and organizes special events for Cook Legal Group, LLLP. She received her B.A. in Elementary Education from Nicholls State University. Prior to joining Cook Legal Group, LLLP, she spent 15 years working in the hotel industry.

Karl E. Jackson Jr.

Karl is a tax attorney who assists clients with federal, state, and international tax planning matters in connection with business structuring, mergers, acquisitions, and other partnership and corporate transactions. Karl also advises clients on estate planning matters and drafts partnership and corporation agreements, asset and… Read More »Karl E. Jackson Jr.

Anthony Brister

Anthony Brister received his B.A. of Finance in Arkansas at Henderson State University. There he played football as a defensive and offensive lineman for four years. He then received his J.D. and Tax LLM at the University of Houston. He has extensive experience in tax… Read More »Anthony Brister

Gene McCain

Gene McCain obtained a B.B.A. in Accounting from Hardin-Simmons University and a law degree from South Texas College. In addition to being an attorney, Gene is also a CPA. He has managed a variety of areas including federal and state taxation planning including estate planning.… Read More »Gene McCain

Loren R. Cook

The founding shareholder of the firm, Loren received his B.A. and M.A. in Accounting from New Mexico State University and a J.D. from Thurgood Marshall School of Law. His 20-plus years of international and domestic experience play a major role in our approach to tax… Read More »Loren R. Cook