James W. "Bill" McCord

James W. "Bill" McCord (Los Angeles, California)

James W. "Bill" McCord

Attorney in Los Angeles, CA


Specialties, Experience:

Mr. McCord has practiced law in Los Angeles for over 30 years. His practice emphasizes civil litigation, including complex and professional liability matters. He has tried over 40 jury trials to conclusion and has represented clients in hundreds of arbitrations and mediations. In recent years, Mr. McCord’s practice has emphasized professional liability defense, including directors and officers, insurance bad-faith defense, and major exposure tort defense.

One Highlight:

For several years after he finished law school, he served as a Special Agent of the FBI. More recently, he has served as a volunteer judge pro tem and currently serves as a mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Most Memorable Legal Moment:

"Attending my daughter’s graduation from law school.”

Away from the Law:

Mr. McCord is an avid outdoorsman.

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Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Employment Litigation

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Associate
Admission Details
Admitted in 1966, Ohio
1970, California and U.S. District Court, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California
1972, U.S. Court of Appeals, First and Ninth Circuits
Law School Attended
Ohio State University Law School
Class of 1966
J.D.
University Attended
Ohio State University
Class of 1963
B.Sc.
Labor Economics
Birth Information
Born in 1941
Columbus, Ohio, July 25, 1941
Associations & Memberships
State Bar of California, Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Berman, Berman, Berman, Schneider & Lowary, LLP
11900 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 600,
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1151
U.S.A.
Phone
310-447-9000
Fax
310-447-9011
Office Information
Office Information
James W. "Bill" McCord
Associate
Berman, Berman, Berman, Schneider & Lowary, LLP
11900 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 600,
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1151

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