John Cooper (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
John Cooper (Virginia Beach, Virginia)

John Cooper

AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Silver

Free initial consultation

Licensed for 31 years

Serving Virginia Beach, VA (view address)

John Cooper

Free initial consultation

Serving Virginia Beach, VA (view address)

About John Cooper

John Cooper was born and raised in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, VA. After law school at University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, John returned to his home town in 1988 to work for a federal judge in theohn Cooper is a veteran of personal injury law practice in Virginia. A native Virginian, he was raised in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. He has more than 20 years of experience handling personal injury cases and recently handled one of the largest auto accident settlements in recent years. The 2010 award gave $3.5 million to the child whose young father died when his vehicle was rear-ended by a careless driver.
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Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers

Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Whiplash
  • Construction Accidents
  • Railroad Accidents
  • Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA)
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Medical Negligence
  • Medication Errors
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Wrong Site Surgery
  • Mass Torts

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Pro Bono

  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Total time spent on pro bono work: 15%

My law firm and I spent a significant amount of time each day answering questions from the public about injury cases, without expecting compensation. These free consultations are part of our community service. Even if I cannot take a case I try to help the caller to understand th... Read more


Attorney Reviews

Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 4 reviews
  • Champion Badge Silver

Communication

4.8

Responsiveness

4.8

Quality of Service

4.8

Value for Money

4.8
  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  October 20, 2016

    John Cooper secured a very fair settlement for my brother. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is hurt through no fault of his own.

    John Cooper secured a very fair settlement for my brother. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is hurt through no fault of his own. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  October 17, 2012

    John Cooper helped me when I was seriously hurt when a truck hit a bus that I was a passenger on. I suffered a broken eye socket and nose. Throughout the process, John Cooper was very friendly. He offered to come to our home to see me. I was refe... Read more

    John Cooper helped me when I was seriously hurt when a truck hit a bus that I was a passenger on. I suffered a broken eye socket and nose. Throughout the process, John Cooper was very friendly. He offered to come to our home to see me. I was referred to John by another lawyer who recommended him as an attorney who specializes in personal injury cases.

    John gave me his home number. I would absolutely refer anyone to John Cooper for any kind of accident case. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  July 29, 2011

    I heard about John Cooper from my union rep after I was hurt in an on-the-job. I'm so glad I was represented by Mr. Cpooper. He was straight-foward, honest, responsive, and extremely helpful. He did a great job of explaining complex legal terms i... Read more

    I heard about John Cooper from my union rep after I was hurt in an on-the-job. I'm so glad I was represented by Mr. Cpooper. He was straight-foward, honest, responsive, and extremely helpful. He did a great job of explaining complex legal terms in "layman's terms." Any question I had, he was available and responsive. I would hire Mr. Cooper again if I ever need a railroad accident injury lawyer. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review  |  August 13, 2010


Legal Community Activity & Contributions

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  • The Duty of a Virginia Trucker to Inspect his Rig

    Sep, 18 2018 | Personal Injury, Trucking Accidents

    Truck drivers have many duties and responsibilities. As well as driving safely, a Virginia trucker must inspect his or her rig before setting out on a trip. These inspections should be more than cursory. If the driver misses an obvious defect like cargo that’s improperly secured and it later causes a crash, the trucker and […]

  • Why Does Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers Have 8 Meeting Locations in Virginia?

    Jul, 02 2018 | Automobile Accidents, Personal Injury

    Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers specializes in helping people with serious injuries sustained in motor vehicle crashes in Hampton Roads, Virginia and we understand how important convenience is for our clients.  If you’ve been hurt in a car, truck or motorcycle accident or as a pedestrian, the last thing you want to do is add extra […]

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Credentials

Position

Member

Admission Details

Admitted in 1988, Virginia
2002, West Virginia
2001, North Carolina

Additional Payment Information

Free initial consultation

Law School Attended
University of Virginia School of Law

Class of 1988
J.D.

University Attended

University of California at Berkeley
Class of 1985
B.A.
Anthropology

Associations & Memberships
Virginia Beach and Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Associations
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Governors)
American Association for Justice (Chair, Railroad Law Section, 2008-2009
Chair, FELA Litigation Group, 2011).
Hobbies & Interests
Prior Board member of the National Conference for Community and Justice. Prior Board member of the Tidewater, Virginia, Southside Jewish Community Center (JCC). President of Ohef Sholom Temple Men's Club, Norfolk, VA, 2005-2007. Honors: Elected in 2011 to Chair the FELA Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice (the largest plaintiffs' attorney organization in the United States); Elected 2010-2011, District Governors, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association's Board of Governors; 2010-Current, VA “Super Lawyers” for personal injury law; 2011, “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in VA”; “AV” rated since 2004 by Martindale-Hubbell; 2011, Member, Multimillion Dollar Advocates Roundtable; Ranked 10 of 10 (“Superb”) by AVVO.


Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
John Cooper was admitted in 1988 to the state of Virginia.
Is this attorney admitted to the bar in more than one state?
Yes, John Cooper is admitted to practice in North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.
Does this attorney maintain a professional presence on any social networks?
Yes, John Cooper has a professional profile on LinkedIn.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Client Review rated?
Yes, John Cooper has a 4.8 Client Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
How much pro bono work does this attorney do?
John Cooper spends 15% of their time working pro bono.

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