James Cool

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Honor Law Group, PLLC
 | 4450 S. Rural Road, Suite C-220
Phoenix, AZ 85282-7020
Phone: 602-282-0223
Fax: 888-651-1270
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (10%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%),
  • Administrative Law (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    A highly regarded civil litigator, Jimmy Cool is the Managing Partner of Honor Law Group. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, he provides assistance to clients throughout the state in a variety of matters, including business disputes, the representation of public safety employees in collective bargaining negotiations, government regulation of medical marijuana businesses, and plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death cases. 

    Mr. Cool is a 2007 graduate of The University of Arizona, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in English education. Remaining in the state, he attended the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and earned his Juris Doctor in 2010. While there, Mr. Cool was a winner of the annual Jenckes Closing Argument Competition, part of the school's Moot Court Program. He was inducted into the Order of the Barristers upon graduation. Mr. Cool spent nearly six years as an associate with an elite Arizona civil litigation firm before forming Honor Law Group in June 2016. Admitted to practice in Arizona, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

    Mr. Cool remains tied to his law school alma mater by coaching Moot Court competition teams and teaching courses in legal advocacy. His professional memberships include the Arizona Association for Justice and the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Arizona. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, he has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Mr. Cool has also been selected to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 every year since 2012.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 40%Business Litigation
    • 10%Construction Litigation: Consumer
    • 10%Construction Litigation: Business
    • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • 10%Administrative Law
    • 10%Other
    Focus Areas

    Non-Compete Agreements, Arbitration, Mediation, Licensing, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

    Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021

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    About James Cool

    Admitted: 2010, Arizona

    Professional Webpage: http://www.aztrialattorneys.com/jamescool

    Honors/Awards:

    • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2016
    • , Rising Stars Honoree, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2020
    • , Rising Stars Honoree, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2019
    • , Rising Stars Honoree, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Rising Stars Honoree, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2014
    • 40 under 40 (Arizona), The National Trial Lawyers, 2012-2017
    • Rising Stars Honoree, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2015
    • Rising Stars Honoree, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2017
    • Top Pro Bono Attorney, Honoree, Arizona Foundation for Level Services and Education, 2013
    • Rising Stars Honoree, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Youth Mentoring Board, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law: Founder and Past Executive Director
    • National Trial Lawyers: Business Torts Specialty Association
    • Federal District of Arizona
    • Consultant, American Intercollegiate Moot Court Association
    • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
    • Arizona
    • American Association for Justice
    • State Bar of Arizona: Young Lawyers Division
    • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Maricopa County Bar Association: Volunteer Lawyers Program

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Barrett Summer Scholars Program, Arizona State University: Legal Advocacy Instructor, 2008-2011
    • Arizona State University Undergraduate Mock Trial: Coach, 2010 National Finalists, 2011 Regional Champions
    • Arizona School for the Arts High School Mock Trial: Coach, 2010 State Champions, 2011 Runners-Up
    • “The Power of Punctuation,” Arizona Court Reporters Association Annual Convention, September 2015
    • Presenter, “When FMLA Leaves Become an ADA Reasonable Accommodation”
    • “Doing Well by Doing Good: Re-Thinking Your Marketing One Relationship at a Time,” Trial Magazine, August 2009
    • Arizona State University Legal Psychology Research Lab: Guest Lecturer on Trial Advocacy
    • Coach, Jenckes Cup Competition, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, 2010-Present
    • Collegiate Scholars Program, Arizona State University: Legal Advocacy Instructor
    • Barrett Honors College, Arizona State University: Adjunct Faculty, 2008-2012
    • Arizona State University/Aiken Schenk Collegiate Trial Advocacy Showcase: Coordinator, 2011-2012

    Representative Clients:

    • AZ Coast Wide Open MRI
    • Smart Rentals, 2020
    • Tucson Firefighters Association, 2020
    • Lux Property Group, 2020
    • Golden Nut Farm, 2020
    • Hercules Partners, 2020
    • Cosurance Consultants, 2020
    • Counsel, Arizona Court Reporters Association 
    • Agnes Centers for Domestic Solutions, 2019
    • Arizona's Association for the Chronically Mentally Ill, 2020
    • Bio-Sim Corp.

    Educational Background:

    • University of Arizona, B.A., English Education

    Industry Groups

    • Court Reporting
    • Medical Marijuana Producers And Dispensaries
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    Office Location for James Cool

    4450 S. Rural Road
    Suite C-220
    Phoenix, AZ 85282-7020

    Phone: 602-282-0223

    Fax: 888-651-1270

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