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John Baker

John Baker

Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
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John Baker joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers as a new attorney in early 2018. John has roots in the Hampton Roads community. He was born and raised in Norfolk and graduated from Norfolk Collegiate School in 2002.

After high school, John attended Hampden-Sydney College, where he was a Venable Scholar. He graduated cum laude with a major in History and minors in German and Public Service in 2006. John represented his class in the Student Senate each year at Hampden-Sydney, and he served as Chairman of the Student Senate during his senior year. He also received the James Madison Public Service Certificate and was a member of the Society of 1791, Hampden-Sydney’s leadership organization.

During the summer of 2005, John studied abroad in Germany and interned in Washington D.C. for former Congresswoman Thelma Drake. After college, John attended the University Of Mississippi School Of Law where he graduated cum laude in 2010.

John was a member of Phi Delta Phi at Ole Miss. John met his wife, Kate at Ole Miss. She is also an attorney and works as a lobbyist for the Virginia Retail Federation. During breaks in law school, John worked as a law clerk for the Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney, the Norfolk City Attorney, and a local private firm. After passing the bar exam in 2010, John worked for a local insurance defense firm for seven years. He appeared in courts all over the Commonwealth of Virginia and represented a number of insurance companies during this time.

John was selected as a Rising Star by Virginia Super Lawyers in 2015 and 2016. John is also a member of the James Kent American Inn of Court.

John is heavily involved in the Hampton Roads community. He serves as Vice President of the Virginia Club and is a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. He also served on the Norfolk Collegiate School Alumni Board from 2011 to 2016. When he is not working, John enjoys spending time with Kate and their son, Carter, running, playing squash, and boating.

Practice Area
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
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Professional Experience
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
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Fraim & Fiorella, P.C.
University of Mississippi
J.D. (2010) | law
Honors: cum laude
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Hampden-Sydney College
B.A. (2006) | History with minors in German and Public Service
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Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar  # 80098
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Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association
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Speaking Engagements
Personal Injury Practice in General District Court for the General Practitioner
Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association
Personal Injury Practice From the Plaintiff’s and Defense’s Perspective, Virginia Beach, VA
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Websites & Blogs
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers website
Two Attorneys from Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers Named in Leaders in the Law Awards
Super Lawyers Recognizes Five Attorneys at Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
Contact & Map
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Chesapeake Meeting Location
411 Cedar Road, Suite 250
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Telephone: (757) 410-7301
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Newport News Meeting Location
13195 Warwick Blvd
Suite 2-B1
Newport News, VA 23602
Cell: (757) 369-0944
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Eastern Shore Meeting Location
3443 Virginia Ave
Exmore, VA 23350
Telephone: (757) 266-7689
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Portsmouth Meeting Location
355 Crawford St
Suite 600-d
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Toll-Free: (757) 966-2371
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Suffolk Meeting Location
215 Market St
Suffolk, VA 23434
Toll-Free: (757) 226-0046
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Main Office
125 St Pauls Blvd
Ste 510
Norfolk, VA 23510
Telephone: (757) 455-0077
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Hampton Meeting Location
50 W Queens Way
Suite 100
Hampton, VA 23669
Toll-Free: (757) 224-5477
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