John Cooper

Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia

About John Cooper

As John Cooper, my expertise in Personal Injury is well-established. Working across North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, I've established a reputation for excellence. Experience at Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers, Croshaw, Beale, Hauser & Lewis, P.C., Kalfus & Nachman, P.C., Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Divsion has equipped me with a broad skill set, and my education at University of California - Berkeley, University of Virginia School of Law has laid the foundation for my legal expertise. Acknowledgemen...


Work experience

Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
Managing Partner | 2011 - Present
Managing Partner in charge of injury and accident litigation, specializing in catastrophic cases such as wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries and railroad disasters. Focuses in FELA (railroad worker injuries), tractor trailer wrecks, and motorcycle crashes.
Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C.
Partner | 1997 - 2011
Partner handling exclusively plaintiff's personal injury work in firm concentrating in F.E.L.A. cases; emphasis in railroad injury law, as well as automobile, products liability, and medical malpractice injury practice; strong trial experience, particularly multi-state litigation.
Kalfus & Nachman, P.C.
Personal Injury Attorney | 1995 - 1997
Personal injury attorney in high volume plaintiff practice; responsible for large set of automobile, premises liability and medical malpractice cases.


University of Virginia School of Law
J.D. (1988), Law | 1986 - 1988
University of California - Berkeley
B.A. (1985), Anthropology | 1982 - 1985
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa (academic honor society)


Top Lawyer of Coastal Virginia
Coastal Virginia Magazine | 2021
Lawyers of Distinction - Personal Injury Law
Lawyers of Distinction | 2021
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers | 2021


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