John M. Cooper
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
125 St. Paul’s Boulevard
Suite 510
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone:     (757) 455-0077
Fax:           (757) 455-8274


University of California at Berkeley (B.A. 1985), Phi Beta Kappa
University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 1988)

Permanent Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association: Board of Governors, At Large (2015-present), District 2 (2011-14), CLE Committee Chair (2019-2020)
Virginia Trial Lawyers PAC, Trustee
American Association for Justice: Chair, FELA Litigation Group (2011-2017), Past Chair, Railroad Law Section
Virginia Beach Bar and Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Associations
Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys
Licensed also in North Carolina and West Virginia

Honors and Awards
Listed, “Super Lawyers” for personal injury
Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rated
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
AVVO rating 10 out of 10 (Superb)

Areas of Practice
personal injury, automotive and tractor-trailer litigation, wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA), railroad grade crossing collisions, premises liability