Your Official Alabama Personal Injury Trial Lawyer
Managing Partner & Senior Trial Attorney
Born, raised, and rooted in Birmingham; Michael is a proud graduate of the historic Carver High School, Jacksonville State University, and the Birmingham School of Law. The son of a renown Birmingham educator and a pediatric nurse, Michael’s upbringing is rooted in the call to serve those in need. As the owner and managing partner of The Cochran Firm -Birmingham, Michael’s mission is to build a team of legal professionals that embody the same spirit of excellence, compassion, and service of our firm’s founder; the late Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Since taking the helm of the firm, Michael has been honored to receive the following accolades:
2019 Rising Star of Law; Birmingham Business Journal
The Cochran Firm – Birmingham is Your Official Injury Law Firm!
We have recovered over $35 BILLION for clients all across the country.
Let Us Recover for You.WE FIGHT, YOU WIN!
YOU NEED HELP, THAT’S WHY WE’RE HERE.
As a personal injury firm, we have encountered hundreds of people who have been injured and are looking for answers. We understand the difficulty of your situation. That’s why we pride ourselves on our responsiveness. We always take the time to answer client phone calls and explain complicated legal concepts in plain english so that our clients can make informed decisions for themselves and their family.
These are some of the types of cases that we handle, however it is not a finite list. If you or someone you know has been injured due to the negligence of another individual, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact us to request a free review of your case.
We’ve got the experience and the track record to prove it.
With 11 unprecedented verdicts in excess of $100 million each and 35 in excess of $10 million, The Cochran Firm has secured over $35 BILLION in verdicts and settlements for our clients. While we cannot guarantee that your case while result in a multi-million dollar recovery, we can guarantee that we will fight to recover MAXIMUM COMPENSATION for your injuries.
Our work, both in and out of the courtroom, has been integral in changing corporate and government policy for the better. We set precedent when we can, but always set out to DELIVER JUSTICE for our clients.
When it’s your time to hire an attorney, remember that RESULTS MATTER! We’ve recovered over $35 Billion in verdicts and settlements for clients across the country and right here in “Sweet Home” Alabama.
With over $35 Billion recovered for our clients nationwide, The Cochran Firm – Birmingham brings together the resources of one of the nation’s largest and most recognized law firms with the passion, experience, and training of the Magic City’s most aggressive personal injury attorneys. Led by Attorney Michael T. Bell, our lawyers are prepared to listen to your case and put their resources, training, and skills to work for you. No firm has achieved for its clients the same record of success as The Cochran Firm and no firm is as committed to maintaining the values espoused by our founding partner, the late Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.: “bring justice to all Americans who suffer as a result of the wrongdoings of individuals, corporations, or government entities.”
Our firm is rooted in and dedicated to helping the people of Birmingham and surrounding communities. We handle a wide variety of personal injury cases; including car and truck accidents, workers’ compensation, dog bites, premises liability, dangerous drugs, defective products, and social security disability. Our firm also represents clients in the areas of consumer bankruptcy and business litigation.
Each member of our firm strives to embody the values that we call “The Cochran Way.” We treat every client and every case with the same level of enthusiasm and respect. No case is too complicated, and no claim is too small. WE FIGHT and YOU WIN!
We are TRIAL LAWYERS FOR THE PEOPLE OF ALABAMA. Let us help you get the compensation and relief that you deserve! Call us today, to get the representation you deserve from the firm you trust. Results matter! Let us help you, today!
Why Choose Us?
We’re Your Official Personal Injury Law Firm!
Our attorneys are from Alabama and live here. We know the community and we love it!
Our record speaks for itself. We’ve recovered over $35 billion in verdicts and settlements for our clients.
You’re problems don’t take a day off and neither do we. Call our office 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and someone will be ready to take your call. Don’t believe us? Try us!
100+ Years of Experience
With over 250 attorneys across the country, The Cochran Firm has decades upon decades of experience fighting for the rights of injured clients. Put of experience to work for you!
No Fees Unless We Win!
There are absolutely NO FEES, Until and UNLESS WE WIN!
Known as an accomplished trial lawyer, tireless civil libertarian, and generous philanthropist, Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. founded our firm over 40 years ago. While Johnnie became nationally recognized for his high profile cases such as the O.J. Simpson trial, his dedication to bringing justice to everyday Americans had already earned him several honors and distinctions long before.
Johnnie was the first attorney in Los Angeles to receive both the “Civil Trial Lawyer of the Year” Award and the “Criminal Trial Lawyer of the Year” Award. Additional distinctions include:
America’s Trial Lawyer of the Year, 1995, The National Law Journal
Headliners of the Year, 1999, Time
Top 50 Trial Attorneys of 1999, Los Angeles Business Journal
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No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers. These recoveries and testimonials are not an indication of future results. Each case is different and must be evaluated on its own facts and circumstances as they apply to the law. Posted case results, verdicts, and settlements are those secured by the attorneys of The Cochran Firm, PC; The Cochran Firm – Birmingham, LLC; and other nationwide regional offices of The Cochran Firm. Regarding Bankruptcy: We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for relief under the bankruptcy code.