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John Goodwin Baker

Car accident Attorney at Norfolk, VA

5.0   6 reviews
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State VA
    Acquired 2010
    Status
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About John

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John Baker joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers in early 2018. He was born and raised in Norfolk and graduated from Norfolk Collegiate School.


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


John attended the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he was a member of Phi Delta Phi, and graduated cum laude in 2010. John met his wife, Kate, at Ole Miss. She is also an attorney and works as a lobbyist for the Virginia Retail Federation.
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 has been selected as a Rising Star by Virginia Super Lawyers since 2015 and was honored by his peers as a 2022 Top Lawyer by Coastal Virginia Magazine and CoVaBIZ. He is a former member of the James Kent American Inn of Court. John and his partners at Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers regularly teach continuing legal education (CLE) courses on civil litigation and personal injury practice.


John is heavily involved in the Hampton Roads community. He served as President of the Virginia Club from 2020-2022. He attends Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, is a member of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Virginia, and served on the Norfolk Collegiate Alumni Board from 2011 to 2016. When he is not working, John enjoys spending time with Kate and their son and daughter, running, playing squash, and boating.

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Location

Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
125 St. Paul's Boulevard, Suite 510
Norfolk, VA, 23510
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Meeting Location
200 South Kellam Rd, Ste 101
Virginia Beach, VA, 23462
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Meeting Location
13195 Warwick Blvd, Ste 2-B1
Newport News, VA, 23602
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Meeting Location
512 Albemarle Drive
Suite 102
Chesapeake, VA, 23322
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Meeting Location
50 W Queens Way, Ste 100
Hampton, VA, 23669
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Meeting Location
355 Crawford Street, Suite 600-D
Portsmouth, VA, 23704
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Meeting Location
215 Market Street
Suffolk, VA, 23434
Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers - Meeting Location
3443 Virginia Ave
Exmore, VA, 23350
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Reviews

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Posted by Ray | March 1, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Worked to keep my rights protected
John exceptional in walking me through the process. Explaining step by step what the lawyers for the other side were doing, and what would happen next. I highly recommend John Baker and the Cooper Hurley firm for legal representation.
Posted by Dorothy | December 20, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Gratitude & Grateful
John Baker provided me with the most easiest and heartfelt service and made sure he checked in with me with every aspect of the case and I appreciate him for that. Cooper & Hurley as a whole are an amazing team within itself and I’m glad I chose them to assist me with my case.
Posted by anonymous | December 9, 2022
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Very professional and quick responsive to all inquiries. I would definitely use Mr. Baker again!
Posted by anonymous | February 17, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Great team
After my car accident, Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers took over my case and worked very hard to get my case settled. I'm very pleased with the results.
Posted by anonymous | October 24, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
professional
John is professional and always kept me informed on my case. I highly recommend hin.
Posted by anonymous | May 9, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Great personal injury lawyer!
My experience with John was quite pleasant. His knowledge of the laws and applicable rules was apparent. He fought hard to get me the best result. I would recommend him for any personal injury case!
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
  • 2022 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
  • 2021 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Fraim & Fiorella, P.C.
  • 2010 - 2017

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law
  • J.D.
  • 2010
  • Hampden-Sydney College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2006

Sample of Legal Cases

  • $100,000.00 Settlement
  • $130,000.00 Pre-Suit Settlement

Associations

  • Virginia Club
  • Vice President
  • 2018 - Present
  • James Kent American Inn of Court
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Up and Coming Lawyer - Class of 2020
  • Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • “Circuit Court Motions Practice in Personal Injury Cases”
  • Circuit Court Motions Practice in Personal Injury Cases
  • 2021
  • "Personal Injury Practice in General District Court for the General Practitioner"
  • Personal Injury Practice in General District Court
  • 2020

Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (7)
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Personal injury Attorney | Sep 18
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Car accident Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Car accident Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Car accident Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Car accident Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Car accident Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Car accident Attorney | Jun 29
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"John is an amazing and focused attorney that always fights for his clients."
Car accident Attorney | Jun 28
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known John Baker for many years and I am proud to say that I now work with John and he is an exceptional lawyer."
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Norfolk Car accident Lawyer John Goodwin Baker
John Goodwin Baker
Car accident Attorney
Norfolk, VA
Licensed for 13 years
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