Jim Hurley decided to become a lawyer to help people. After receiving an undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, he graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan in 1990. He received his degree Cum Laude and finished 10th in his class of 143. Jim is licensed to practice law in all appropriate courts.Jim has practiced law since 1991. Since 1993, he has helped people who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents. Although he has settled many cases for his clients, he has also litigated numerous cases throughout the State of Virginia.
“At Cooper Hurley, we are firm believers that you must be prepared to litigate a case to protect our clients rights,” Jim says.
During his career, Jim has been involved in approximately 100 jury trials as well as hundreds of litigation matters that settled before trial. He spends extensive time with his clients helping them prepare them for trial.
“As a trial lawyer, it is one of my most important jobs to be sure my client understands the litigation process so that they can tell the juries their stories of how their injuries changed their lives,” he says,
Jim has also tried hundreds of cases in front of various Judges in Virginia, and has argued cases both in State and Federal Court.
Jim specializes in helping clients who have suffered in car, truck or motorcycle accidents, and has written books on auto accidents. He is a member of American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Virginia State Bar Association and Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association.
“At Cooper Hurley, our job is to take care of all of our clients legal needs when they are injured in a car, truck or motorcycle accident. Our clients’ job is to get better from the injuries that they suffered in these accidents,” he says.
The Virginia Beach personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles car, truck, and motorcycle injuries as well as brain injury, wrongful death, railroad workers’ injuries (FELA) mesothelioma and medical malpractice cases.
John Cooper grew up and was educated in Virginia Beach and handles many cases from the city. John Cooper and his partner Jim Hurley have more than 40 years of combined experience in handling personal injury claims.
John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010 and has been a member since 2011 of the Multimillion dollar Advocates Roundtable. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News and throughout Virginia as well as in north eastern North Carolina. We always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 309-4711 or make an appointment to visit our Virginia Beach office at 4445 Corporation Lane, Suite #187, Virginia Beach, VA, 23462. For a free consultation with a specialized Virginia Beach, VA personal injury lawyer contact us through this website
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