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William E. Cochran, Jr.
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Email: wcochran@blackmclaw.com

Will Cochran concentrates his practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation, medical malpractice defense, personal injury and vaccine litigation, fidelity and surety law, insurance defense and coverage litigation and collection and creditor’s rights. He is admitted to practice law in all courts of the State of Tennessee, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, all courts of the State of Mississippi, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, and U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

A native of Kosciusko, Mississippi, Mr. Cochran received a B.A. in biology from the University of Mississippi in 1996. He earned a J.D. from the University of Memphis in 2001. While in law school, Mr. Cochran was a member of the University of Memphis Law Review and a two year recipient of the Cecil C. Humphreys Law Fellowship, through which he was awarded a full scholarship and served as a research assistant for the dean of the law school.

Mr. Cochran is a graduate of the 2005 International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy and the 2004-2005 Memphis Bar Association Leadership Forum. Memberships include the Memphis, Tennessee and American Bar Associations, and the Mississippi Bar Association

Presentations:
“Medical Causation,” TennBarU webcast, Nashville, Tennessee, 2011
“Collection Law & Bankruptcy,” NBI, Memphis, Tennessee 2009

Publications:
 “Fiduciary Fraud:  An Invitation to Sue Banks,” 45 Tenn. B.J. 21, Nov. 2009

Reported Cases:
Urlaub v Eberle, 2011 Tenn. App. LEXIS 15 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2010); Southern Sec. Fed. Credit Union v Cumis Ins. Soc'y, Inc., 2005 Tenn. App. LEXIS 815 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2005); Richardson's Brentwood Homes v Town of Collierville, 2006 Tenn. App. LEXIS 323 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2006).


 

William E. Cochran, Jr.

 

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