About Us

For nearly 40 years, the lawyers with The Cochran Firm have been successfully representing clients who have been injured by the negligence or wrongdoing of others. We pride ourselves on providing each of our clients with the same personal treatment, in-depth legal expertise, and tireless representation.

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Cochran Firm Beliefs

The Cochran Firm has been working with clients in personal injury law, class action litigation, and employment law, as well as car and truck accident lawsuits for over 40 years. When life takes an unexpected turn for the worse, it may be necessary for you to hire a personal injury attorney. As experienced lawyers, we can fight for your rights and work for the compensation you are entitled to. You deserve respect and dignity and our accomplished team of attorneys will fight for you and your loved ones during these most difficult times.

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Our attorneys represent clients in Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and Arkansas.

With offices nationwide, The Cochran Firm has secured over $35 BILLION in verdicts, settlements, and judgments for our clients

Our attorneys handle claims involving all types of personal injury claims

Our Commitment, Our Legacy

Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. is recognized as an outstanding trial lawyer, civil libertarian and philanthropist throughout the world. In addition, Johnnie was considered to be one of the leading authorities on the criminal and civil justice system. As a result, Johnnie Cochran was known as an international leader in the legal profession.

Born in Shreveport, LA, Johnnie Cochran moved with his family to California. With an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Los Angeles, Johnnie attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. There, he received his Juris Doctor. After that, Johnnie Cochran’s early legal career began in the City Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles in 1963. Subsequently, he was assigned to the criminal division. After several years, he entered private practice and founded a Los Angeles-based law firm. Consequently, he developed a practice handling a substantial volume of both civil and criminal cases.

Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.
1937 - 2005
Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.
1937 - 2005

Practice Areas

Our skilled personal injury lawyers are acknowledged as members of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, America’s Top 100 Attorneys, U.S. News Best Lawyers Best Law Firms (Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs), and Super lawyers. We have highly skilled knowledge in various practice areas, and successfully handle a variety of claims, including:

Personal Injury

Trucking and Auto Accidents

Premises Liability

Wrongful Death

Civil Rights

Police Brutality

Product Liability

Criminal Defense

Other Practice Areas

Our Results

The Cochran Firm’s commitment to excellence in the courtroom has resulted in 10 unprecedented verdicts in excess of $100 million each, and 35 verdicts in excess of $10 million. The Cochran Firm has secured over $35 Billion in verdicts, settlements and judgments for our clients. The results obtained in these numerous cases have made a significant impact on our clients’ lives, communities and industry practices.

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