The Cochran Firm Dothan

About Us

“Our team at The Cochran Firm - Nashville is in the business of justice for all, and as personal injury lawyers we believe all cases matter.”
-Ashley L. Upkins

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A National Law Firm
Over $30 billion recovered
42 office locations

Cochran Firm Beliefs

The Cochran Firm  – Nashville thrives on the idea to provide exceptional legal representation to victims of all types of injustice and from every walk of life. The mission of the legendary Mr. Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., founder of The Cochran Firm, pulses as the life force through everything we do. We aim to represent people throughout Middle Tennessee in cases involving personal injury, nursing home abuse, wrongful death, defective construction and related causes of action.

Our client testimonials validate our mission better than we ever could, though. The words of the people we have represented in their legal struggles paint a clear picture of our team: a group of attorneys and staff who passionately fight for justice—while simultaneously treating our clients with care and compassion.

More About Our Team…

Located in downtown Nashville, Tennessee in The West End Building at the corner of West End Ave and 18th Ave N
Our attorneys represent clients across all of Tennessee
One or more of our attorneys are listed in Nation's Best Advocates 40 under 40 Award, Super Lawyers Rising Star, and National Bar Association Presidential Award recipient.
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.
Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.
1937 - 2005

About Johnnie Cochran

Each of our attorneys have years of acclaimed experience defending and winning justice for injured persons. Our entire Nashville team are active members of the community and advocate for the advancement and protection of individual rights.

Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. has been recognized as an outstanding trial lawyer, civil libertarian and philanthropist throughout the world. As a seasoned litigator, Johnnie was considered to be one of the leading authorities on the criminal and civil justice system, as well 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 where he received his Juris Doctor. Johnnie’s early legal career began in the City Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles in 1963 where he was assigned to the criminal division. After several years, he entered private practice and founded a Los Angeles-based law firm where he developed a practice handling a substantial volume of both civil and criminal cases.

Our founding partner, Johnnie Cochran Jr’s whole purpose in forming his national law firm was to make sure that EVERYBODY, regardless of their financial status, race, or gender, demand and receive the justice that the laws require and that our constitution demands. We are honored to stand with you, and seek every avenue of justice against those who have hurt you. 

If you need proven and results-driven legal representation, please call 615-678-6278 today for a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys.

Our Legacy, Our Commitment

Despite Johnnie Cochran’s notoriety and list of famous clients and friends, he never lost sight of his mission to bring access to justice to people from all walks of life. While expanding The Cochran Firm to a national platform Mr. Cochran knew to really achieve success, he would have to surround himself with like-minded attorneys who shared his commitment to justice, attorneys he could trust to continue his legacy.

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:

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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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