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J. James Cooper

J. James Cooper

also known as J. James 'Jim' Cooper

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Practice areas:

Class Action, Commercial, Energy & Utilities, Insurance

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Insurance: 25%
  2. Energy & Utilities: 25%
  3. Commercial: 25%
  4. Class Action: 25%

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Contact Info

Gardere

1000 Louisiana Street Suite 3400

Houston, TX, 77002-5011

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198405/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
America’s Leading Lawyers For BusinessN/A2006
America’s Leading Lawyers For BusinessN/A2004
Texas Super LawyerN/AN/A
AV RatingN/AN/A

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Garland Walker Inns of CourtCo-Chair2003 - 2003
Garland Walker Inns of CourtCo-Chair2001 - 2001
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Houston Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Garland R. Walker American Inn of CourtDirectorN/A
Maritime Law Association of the United StatesMemberN/A
Houston Society of Policyholder Insurance Coverage LawyersFounding MemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Texas LawyerThe Successful Policyholder: Insuring a Fruitful Harvest2006
Understanding the Law Behind the Insurance BusinessLegal Strategies for Policyholders2005
Journal of Texas Insurance LawMaximizing Insurance Coverage for Pre-Suit Settlements of Construction Defect Claims2004
7th Annual University of Texas Admiralty & Maritime Law ConferenceState Judges’ Perspective on Admiralty Law1998
Maritime Law & CommerceRecovery of Economic Damages for Delayed Offshore Production1997
University of Houston International Law JournalWeathering the Storm: International Loss of Hire Policies and the Problem of Unchartered Rigs1994

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Wabash CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Texas Residential Real Estate Construction Law ConferenceThe Rising Cost for Less Coverage2006
Texas Insurance Law SymposiumFielder Road and the Future of the Eight Corners Rule2006
Panel Discussion, Insurance AllianceMaximizing Your Insurance Investment2006
Insurance Coverage Litigation Section Annual MeetingNumber of Occurrences2006
Advanced Insurance Coverage ConferenceThe Rising Price of Declining Coverage in the Construction Industry: A Review of Recent Cases from Around the Country from the Policyholder’s Perspective2006
Texas Insurance Law ConferenceThe Stowers Doctrine2005
Texas Insurance Law ConferenceHot Insurance Cases Before Texas Appellate Courts2004
Insurance Coverage Litigation Section Annual MeetingMust An Insured Be Sued to Get Coverage? A Discussion of the Policy Term 'Legally Obligated To Pay’2002
Insurance Coverage Litigation Section Annual MeetingInsurer’s Right to Reimbursement for Defense and Settlement Costs2001
Insurance Coverage Litigation Section Annual MeetingCurrent Insurance Coverage Issues2000
Maritime & Offshore Equipment Finance InstituteMaritime Liens1999
Fifth Annual University of Texas Admiralty & Maritime ConferenceEconomic Damages for Offshore Claims1996
2nd Annual University of Texas Admiralty & Maritime ConferenceMaritime Liens1993
University of HoustonTreasure Salvage1985

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