James R. Cook, II ("J.R.") is a family law and civil litigation attorney licensed to practice law in both State and Federal court. J.R. earned his undergraduate degree from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia and his Juris Doctorate degree from the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia. While attending law school, J.R. served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate representing the best interest of children in child custody cases; earned extensive training in negotiation, mediation and arbitration; and completed 150+ hours of community service.
J.R. has been recognized by numerous legal organizations for his outstanding family law accomplishments, including being named a Top 10 Family Law Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine, a Top 10 Attorney Under 40, and the Avvo Client's Choice Award for five (5) consecutive years. J.R. practices almost exclusively in the area of family law and has extensive experience handling high and low asset divorces, complicated custody disputes, adoptions, and other family law related matters. He understands how stressful, intimidating and complicated lawsuits may be; therefore
Best Law Firm for the last THREE consecutive years by the Kingsport Times News. (2019-2021)
Best Law Firm AND Best Family Law Firm for the last THREE consecutive years by the Johnson City Press. (2019-2021)
Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in Family Law by the American Society of Legal Advocates.
Top 10 Under 40 Family Lawyers by the National Academy of Family Law.
10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction the State of Tennessee by the American Legal Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA).
Top 10 Family Lawyer: Mr. Cook was named a Top 10 Family Law Attorney for Tennessee by Attorney and Practice Magazine.
Avvo Client's Choice Award for the last SEVEN consecutive years! (2015-2021)