Bill O'Mara

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Norfolk, VA

Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers
 | 125 St Pauls Blvd, Ste 510
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-455-0077
Fax: 757-455-8274
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Bill O’Mara is a partner at Norfolk, Virginia-based Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers. He represents clients in Hampton Roads area and the rest of the Commonwealth, he focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Bill O'Mara lives in Chesapeake. He has litigated many car, truck, and motorcycle lawsuits as well as injuries at a business and defective products cases. He heads up a team litigating Virginia premises liability cases. He provides assistance to people who have suffered economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other people.

Bill O'Mara has successfully won numerous high-dollar settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of his clients. He is the holder of a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo, Bill O'Mara has also been invited to join The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, and he is a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

As an undergraduate, Bill O'Mara attended Dartmouth College and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2004. He studied law at Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, and he was a summer associate at a well-known Norfolk firm, which he joined after being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2008. Mr. O'Mara handled more than 200 personal injury cases there before moving to Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers in February 2014. He is licensed to practice in Virginia, and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. His professional memberships include the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. he has given Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars to the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

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Admitted: 2008, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Court of Appeals, for the Fourth Circuit, 2011
  • United States District Court- Eastern District of Virginia, 2009
  • Virginia, 2008
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association


  • The Plaintiff was traveling home when he struck a pick-up truck that attempted a left turn into his path. The Plaintiff suffered a serious shoulder and brachial plexus nerve injury resulting in a significant loss of function to his right arm. The case settled for $500,000. , 2018
  • Mother (83 years old) and Daughter (66 years old) were driving to get breakfast when they attempted a left turn from Route 13 in Northampton County. The Plaintiffs alleged the Defendant, while driving a personal automobile, ran a red light causing a t-bonecollision. Both Plaintiffs were knocked unconscious as a result of the crash. The case settled for 1,150,000 (Mother $525,000; Daughter $625,000)., 2017


Educational Background:

  • Dartmouth College, B.A., 2004
Office Location for Bill O'Mara

125 St Pauls Blvd
Ste 510
Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: 757-455-0077

Fax: 757-455-8274

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Last Updated: 11/16/2018

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