Virginia Super Lawyers Recognizes Five Cooper Hurley Attorneys
It’s always an honor to be named in the annual list of Virginia Super Lawyers. Less than 5 percent of attorneys make the list in Virginia and under 2.5 percent of young lawyers are named as “Rising Stars.” A record number of attorneys from Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers appear in the 2019 list.
Five attorneys were named as either Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars for personal injury law in the 2018-2019 Super Lawyers list. Last year four Cooper Hurley lawyers were honored by Virginia Super Lawyers.
Founding partners, John Cooper and Jim Hurley are again named as Virginia Super Lawyers. Attorney Bill O’Mara, who joined the firm in 2014, and became a partner last in 2017, is again named as a Rising Star in the Super Lawyers Magazine along with John Baker. Attorney Griff O’Hanlon was included on the Rising Star list for the first time.
The prestigious designation is based on peer evaluations and other relevant factors. It places John Cooper and Jim Hurley among less than 5 percent of Virginia’s leading attorneys who were selected by Super Lawyers. Bill O’Mara, Griff O’Hanlon, and John Baker were chosen from among less than 2.5 percent of young attorneys. The designation is based on a thorough evaluation of the attorneys’ credentials by a blue ribbon panel of lawyers across Virginia. The attorneys recognized the candidates’ expertise and achievement in personal injury law.
John Cooper and Jim Hurley have more than 57 years’ combined experience helping people injured in car, truck, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents in Virginia. John Cooper is also licensed to represent clients in North Carolina and West Virginia. Jim Hurley is licensed in Florida.
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers also represents people who suffer injuries at businesses in accidents like slip and falls, people hurt by dangerous drugs or medical devices, and the families of those who have lost a loved one in wrongful death cases.
John Cooper, Jim Hurley, and Bill O’Mara are rated 10 out of 10 “superb” by Avvo, a national lawyer assessment service. John Cooper and Jim Hurley are rated AV “pre-eminent” by Martindale Hubbell, which rates members of the legal profession.
John Cooper and Jim Hurley are members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Roundtable, a designation only open to legal professionals who secured more than $1 million in settlements or jury verdicts.
Although designations like Virginia Super Lawyers recognize the professionalism and dedication of our legal team, the accolade that really counts is the feedback given by Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers’ satisfied clients.
People who are hurt in a car wreck, a motorcycle crash, a trucking accident or in a fall at a store or another business are often left in a desperate situation. They don’t know who to turn to. Insurance companies are typically more interested in their bottom lines than helping accident victims. We are happy to be able to assist hundreds of clients every year. The faith our clients put in Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers and their recommendations have helped us grow our practice.
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers has a main office in Norfolk and convenient client meeting locations in Virginia Beach, Hampton, Portsmouth, Newport News, Chesapeake, Suffolk, and on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Call us if you have been hurt. There’s no obligation to sign us up but we offer a free realistic assessment of your case.