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Member Profile: John W. Cooper

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Cooper & Preston, PLLC
PO Box 365
Parsons, WV 26287
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Tel: (304) 478-4600
Fax: (304) 478-4601

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John W. Cooper has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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John's practice has focused on civil litigation  for more than 47  years - primarily in personal injury, negligence, industrial injury, real estate, and insurance related cases. With scores of jury trials in a variety of practice areas, he is able to mediate effectively  in a broad range of cases.  His experience as a mediator  began in 1987, but  mediation became a significant part of his practice after 2005. He has mediated nearly 400 cases throughout much of West Virginia.    


  • Wake Forest University, B.A. Pol. Science - June, 1967
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D. - May, 1970 (Member, West Virginia Law Review 1968-1970)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • West Virginia Association of Justice, 1981 to present; Board of Governors, 1998 to present; Executive Committee, 1999 (previously sub nom, West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • West Virginia State Bar 1970 - present
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 1995 to present; Chairman, West Virginia Chapter, 1998 to 2000
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2000 to present; Chair, State Committee, 2006-2007; Vice-chair, 2005-2006
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice (previously sub nom, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Fellow, West Virginia State Bar Foundation West Virginia Bar Association 
  • Campaign for Legal Aid of West Virginia, (State Co-Chair 2009-2011)


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