Mr. Roberson is a shareholder and Managing Partner at Roberson, Kolker, Cooper, P.C. He was born in the Panhandle and raised in Oklahoma City. In 1993 Mr. Roberson graduated from Oklahoma Christian School, after winning two state championships in basketball and being named to the All-State Football Team. Mr. Roberson then attended a small college in Kansas on a football and baseball scholarship, graduating in 1997 Cum Laude. During law school Mr. Roberson attended the University of Oxford (The Queen's College), where he met his wife, a fellow student. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma College of Law near the top of his class in 2000, Mr. Roberson began his legal career in Washington, D.C., where he focused on insurance coverage disputes. Mr. Roberson and his wife (another attorney with the firm) moved back to Oklahoma in anticipation of their first child. Mr. Roberson began working as an Associate at Pignato, Cooper, Kolker & Roberson, P.C. in 2002. In 2006, Mr. Roberson was elected to become the Managing Partner.
Currently, Mr. Roberson spends the majority of his time assisting insurance companies in resolving disputes with their insureds. In 2011 alone, Mr. Roberson successfully tried three Federal Court cases to verdict (See Morton v. Progressive; Bundy v. Progressive; Nutley v. River Falls). In January 2013, Mr. Roberson tried a case in Canadian County wherein the Plaintiff alleged $244,000.00 in medical bills. The trial lasted two days. The defense presented numerous medical experts disputing causation of the neck injury. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the Plaintiff for $105.00 representing the costs of the emergency room visit, as requested by Mr. Roberson in his closing statement (See Murphy v. Lively). In October 2013, Mr. Roberson tried a three day bad faith case in Washita County, wherein the plaintiffs sought $350,000.00 in contractual damages and $400,000.00 in extra contractual damages. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the defendant (See Mason v. FBL). In November 2015, Mr. Roberson tried a low impact rear end accident in Tulsa County. Plaintiff alleged $6,655.00 in medical bills. The jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the defendant (See Taylor v. Chandler). In June 2016, Mr. Roberson and his law partner tried an automobile accident case in Cleveland County. Mr. Roberson’s client died in the accident. The plaintiff alleged $51,500.00 in medical bills for a low back surgery. The jury returned a verdict of $38,551.61 (See Meers v. Yousey). In October 2016, Mr. Roberson tried a case for three days in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma on behalf of Progressive. Plaintiff alleged Progressive denied her property damage claim and did so in bad faith. The bad faith claim was disposed of prior to trial. The jury awarded $5,500.00, which was an amount less than what Progressive offered at trial. As a result, Progressive was awarded more than $177,000.00 in attorney fees and costs (See Harris v. Progressive). The verdict was upheld on appeal, and another $29,000 in attorney fees were awarded. In April 2018, Mr. Roberson tried a four day bad faith case by himself in the United States District Court for the Western of Oklahoma on behalf of Progressive. The plaintiff demanded two million dollars in closing. The jury awarded $120,000 (See Dennis v. Progressive). In 2019, Mr. Roberson once again tried a case solo in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma against the esteemed Rex Travis. Both sides have appealed the case to the Tenth Circuit (See McKinney v. Progressive).
Mr. Roberson has the rare ability to assist insurance companies in evaluations pre suit, take a case to trial, and handle the appeal (See Tal v. Hogan; Hackworth v. Progressive; Walker v. Progressive; Morton v. Progressive; Davis v. Progressive; and Harris v. Progressive.). His aggressive representation of clients and his exemplary results are what you can expect from every attorney at Roberson, Kolker, Cooper, P.C.
In his free time, Mr. Roberson enjoys being with his wife and two daughters. In October 2009, Mr. Roberson and his wife climbed to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. In April 2012, Mr. Roberson and his wife hiked to Machu Picchu in Peru. In December 2013, Mr. Roberson and his family volunteered at a school in Cape Town, South Africa. In December 2014, Mr. Roberson and his family volunteered at a conservation camp in the Galapagos Islands. In December 2016, Mr. Roberson and his family volunteered at a school in Belize. In March 2018, the Roberson family built a house for a deserving family in Las Peñitas, Nicaragua with the help of the Fuller Center. All of 2019 has been devoted to opening the new law firm in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Areas of Practice
Bad Faith Litigation
Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist Law
Civil Rights Law
Lindsborg, Kansas (B.A. in Psychology, Cum Laude, 1997)
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Norman, Oklahoma (J.D., With Honors, 2000)
State of Oklahoma
District of Columbia
United States District Court (Western, Northern, and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma)
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
District Court of Columbia Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court