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

James W. "Bill" McCord

Licensed for 50 years

Practice Area: Insurance Bad Faith, Professional Liability Defense, Employment Litigation

  • Peer Reviews
    5.0/5.0
Awards
AV Preeminent

James W. "Bill" McCord

Serving Los Angeles, CA view address

About James W. "Bill" McCord

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 Su...

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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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Areas of Law

  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Employment Litigation

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      Credentials

      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.