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Mr. William D. Cook

Mr. William D. Cook

Five Dangerous Words: "Maybe it will go away"
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Employment Law ...
  • Alaska, Texas
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After receiving his law degree from the University of Texas, Bill Cook was appointed the youngest judge in Texas at the age of 25. Following his experience there, he moved to Alaska and began working as an Assistant D.A. in the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted 100 misdemeanor and felony jury trials. Following his work as an assistant district attorney, Bill accepted a position as an assistant attorney general in the Marshall Islands. While there, he advised government officials, served on the parole board, and authored immigration legislation. After returning to Alaska, he served as magistrate for the Alaska Court System and as counsel for the Alaska House Judiciary Committee before returning to a personal injury practice.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Nursing Home Abuse
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    No award or collected funds, no fee.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney and owner
Law Office of William Dennie Cook, PC
private law practice
Counsel for the House Judiciary Committee
Alaska State House of Representatives
Advised the committee and Speaker of the House, authored legislation
Alaska Court System
Presided over district court cases, and also served as Divorce Master
Assistant Attorney General
Assistant Attorney General, Republic of The Marshall Islands
Temporary position - wrote new immigration laws, supervised parole board
Assistant District Attorney
Anchorage District Attorney's Office
Prosecuting Attorney - tried 100 jury trials
Municipal Court Judge
City of Lufkin, Texas
Presided over Municipal Court - youngest Municipal Court judge in Texas at the time of appointment
Los Angeles Co. District Attorney's Office
in Bureau of Investigation
University of Texas - Austin
J.D. (1970) | Law
internship at Texas Legislature
Activities: Work-Study, Texas State Senate
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Stephen F. Austin State University
B.S. (1966) | History/Engllish
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Professional Associations
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
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San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
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Washington State Association for Justice
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America Association for Justice  # 48011
Activities: Alaska representative for Motor Vehicle , Premises Liability Litigation Group; member of Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group
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Websites & Blogs
Brain Injury
Contact & Map
P.O. Box 1
Eagle River, AK 99577-0001
Toll-Free: (800) 757-7757
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