Noted attorneys James Carter and Jeffrey Mitchell formed The Cochran Firm Trials & Mass Torts. Although their two office locations are both in New Orleans, The Cochran Firm Trials & Mass Torts actively handles and tries personal injury, mass tort, civil rights and wrongful death cases throughout the United States.
Together, Mr. Carter and Mr. Mitchell have 52 years of collective legal experience in the community and have amassed a huge track record of verdicts and settlements, including single settlements or verdicts of $25 million, $20 Million, $16 Million, and $10 Million. Additionally, both Mr. Carter and Mr. Mitchell have retained national recognition as attorneys with prestigious organizations like Louisiana Super Lawyer, America’s Best Lawyers, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, New Orleans City Business Magazine’s Top Lawyers, and Newsweek Magazine.
Mr. Carter is a former member of the New Orleans City Council and was elected to serve as the first African American Criminal Justice Commissioner in New Orleans’ history. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at his alma mater, Howard University and Tulane School of Law. Mr. Mitchell was appointed by the Louisiana Governor to serve on Louisiana ‘s Medical Disclosure Panel. Mr. Mitchell is also the past president of the National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association.
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Welcome to the website of The Cochran Firm, a law firm founded by legendary attorney Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. over four decades ago. With regional offices nationwide, The Cochran Firm is one of the nation’s largest personal injury & medical malpractice law firms with some of the most aggressive personal injury attorneys, known for their tireless and effective legal representation. The Cochran Firm Partners have secured over $35 Billion in verdicts, settlements, and judgments for our clients including but not limited to trucking accidents, personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases.With a reputation like ours, it’s easy to get swept away with accolades and awards. At The Cochran Firm, though, our experienced and aggressive personal injury attorneys and criminal defense lawyers focus not on praise, but the dedication to handling quality, legal representation for injured people, their families, and the ordinary citizen, as implemented by Johnnie Cochran over four decades ago. Contact us today to speak with an expert criminal defense or personal injury lawyer, and schedule a consultation to discuss your personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death or other case.