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Bill OMara

Bill O’Mara


Bill O’Mara started his legal career in 2008, moving back to his home town of Chesapeake, VA. He has practiced in the field of plaintiffs’ personal injury and other litigation. He has gained extensive court room and trial experience, including contested trials before judges and juries across Hampton Roads. In 2014, Mr. O’Mara joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers as an associate attorney. He became a partner in 2017. He now dedicates his entire practice to helping injured people. He heads up a dedicated premises liability team that helps people injured in slip and fall accidents, trampoline accidents and other accidents at stores, hotels, and restaurants.
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  • J.D., Washington and Lee University Law School, 2008
  • B.A., Dartmouth College, 2004
  • 2020 – 2023 Top Lawyer by Coastal Virginia Magazine and CoVaBIZ
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015 – 2021
  • Listed among VA “Super Lawyers” for personal injury law 2022-2024 (only 5% of lawyers get this listing)
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 list, 2019 – 2021
  • AAJ Leaders Forum | The American Association for Justice: Patron 2020
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top One Percent, 2021
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite 2023: Civil Litigation
  • Virginia, 2008
  • United States District Court- Eastern District of Virginia (2009)
  • United States Court of Appeals, for the Fourth Circuit (2011)
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice

Accidents, Automobile Accidents, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Catastrophic Injury, Construction Accidents, Dog Bites, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Injuries, School Bus Accidents, Severe Burns, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Truck Accidents, Unintended Acceleration, Whiplash, Premises Liability, Hit and Run

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