Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is proud to announce that co-founder John H. Cocke has been named to MidSouth Super Lawyers for the 14th year in a row. He is one of only 5 attorneys listed for the area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs, who practices law between Jackson and Memphis.
Super Lawyers objectively rates attorneys for the purposes of the consumer’s review, to help them make ideal choices for their legal requirements. The service conducts a review of lawyers in over 70 practice areas who have made notable professional achievements and secured exceptional peer recognition. Super Lawyers uses a 12-point vetting system to evaluate attorneys and their selection. Attorneys are also chosen for review based on evaluations and nominations provided by their peers. Only 5% of all eligible attorneys will be selected for inclusion each year.
About John Cocke
John H. Cocke has a long track record of fighting for victims of medical malpractice and personal injury. He is an award-winning attorney who has been highly effective in securing many large settlements and jury verdicts for his clients. His success has garnered him considerable recognition from fellow peers.
The awards bestowed upon Mr. Cocke include:
- Best Lawyers in America, 3-time Lawyer of the Year for:
- Work in plaintiffs’ personal injury (2013), and
- Work in medical malpractice law (2016 and 2019)
- AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
Mr. Cocke has developed a strong reputation as a dedicated and compassionate attorney in Mississippi. His advocacy is especially known and appreciated regarding cases involving serious harm and injuries to his clients. This includes cases of injury resulting from a failure to diagnose or treat, or premature discharge from a medical facility or hospital after surgery, and those whose babies suffered life-changing brain injuries at birth.
All of Mr. Cocke’s associates Merkel & Cocke, P.A. are proud of him for securing this latest recognition, and we invite you to join us in offering him congratulations!
Since 1982, Merkel & Cocke, P.A. has offered thorough, aggressive legal representation on behalf of clients throughout Mississippi. As one of the largest plaintiffs’ personal injury law firms in the state, we consider it our duty and our honor to serve the people of our communities, and to uphold their rights in court. Our reputation is such that other law firms turn to us when they need legal counsel, and our business has grown through the years because of the referrals of these attorneys, who trust us with their needs and the needs of their clients. We are the firm you can trust when there are challenges ahead. To schedule a free consultation, please complete our contact form.