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Zoe Light

Zoe Light

Zoe was raised in a military family and settled in Fredericksburg, Virginia where she grew up. She moved to Hampton Roads to attend Christopher Newport University and graduated in May 2023 with a BA in Political Science and minors in Leadership Studies and Human Rights and Conflict Resolution. At CNU she was involved in the […]

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Kristina Parker

Kristina Parker joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers as a legal assistant in 2023. She received her Political Science degree from Norfolk State University. In May of 2021 she received her Master of Arts in Law from Regent University. Currently, Kristina is pursuing her doctorate degree in Law and Policy at Liberty University. Kristina has over

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Hannah Anglin

Hannah Anglin

Hannah was born and raised in Norfolk. She went to Maury High School and graduated from Radford University (Go Highlanders!) She joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers in September 2022. She loves the family feel of the firm and the way the firm gives back to the community. Before she joined the Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers

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Kate Deguzman

Katelyn Deguzman

Kate Deguzman is a legal assistant at Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers. Kate grew up in Chesapeake, VA and graduated from Indian River Highschool. Prior to working for Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers, Kate worked in the customer service industry placing customer needs at the forefront. Dealing with clients and warmly working with our staff is what

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Robert Pless​​​​​​

Robert Pless grew up in the small town of Norris, Tennessee. Robert attended Roane State Community College and The University of Tennessee. He began working at the Southern Railroad as a carman and later became a journeyman machinist. In 1986, he left the railroad to work with FELA attorneys as an investigator. Robert has the

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Carl Keen​​​​​

Carl Keen was raised and currently resides in the small town of Hilliard, Florida. Carl went to work for SCL Railroad in 1979 as a laborer. He worked in the maintenance of way department and eventually moved to the car department where he served the remainder of his 22 year railroad career. During his time

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Stacey Brooks

Stacey Brooks​​​​​

Stacey is from Marshfield Massachusetts, a small town 30 minutes from Boston. She graduated from Norfolk State University with a B.A. in Political Science/Pre-Law. She also carries a Paralegal Certificate from ODU/NSU Education Center. Stacey has worked as legal receptionist, legal secretary, legal assistant, and paralegal over the past 20 years. She loves working at

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Monique Collins

Monique Collins joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers as Legal Assistant in 2018. Born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, she received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Fayetteville State University (“Bronco Pride!”). With over eight years of legal experience, Monique is happy to be a part of the Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers family. Her

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Nichelle Stone

Nichelle Stone​​

Nichelle grew up in a Navy family, but, having lived in Norfolk for a combined 20+ years, she calls this home. She graduated top of her class from Granby High School in 2005, earned her Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from the College of William & Mary in 2009, and she is currently pursuing

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Melissa Kelly

Melissa Kelly​

Melissa Kelly joined the firm in early 2021 as a litigation paralegal. Born and raised in the Tidewater region, Melissa has supported the legal community for over 40 years! She worked with the Honorable James C. Lewis and the Hon. Kevin M. Duffan before assuming the judicial bench in Virginia Beach and has enjoyed her

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