Loren A. Cochran

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Tacoma, WA

Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC
 | 911 Pacific Avenue, Suite 200
Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone: 253-203-6747
Fax: 253-627-0654
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Civil Rights (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Loren A. Cochran is a partner at Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC in Tacoma, Washington. He primarily represents victims of sexual abuse, catastrophic injury survivors and family members whose loved ones were killed as a result of negligence or misconduct.  Before returning to the Pacific Northwest, Mr. Cochran proudly served as production counsel with the television program “America’s Most Wanted.” He also represents clients in matters involving consumer protection, entertainment law, media law and public safety.

Mr. Cochran graduated from the University of Washington, where his academic achievements earned him an invitation to join Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honors society. He later earned his law degree from Boston College Law School.

Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Cochran worked as a television news producer in Seattle; Boston, Massachusetts; and Tampa, Florida. Prior to his role as legal counsel for “America’s Most Wanted,” he served as an attorney in the Seattle and Tacoma areas.

Admitted to practice in the state of Washington since 2002, Mr. Cochran has extensive litigation experience and has been involved in many significant cases over the course of his legal career, often resulting in substantial settlements or verdicts for his clients.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Cochran is an active member of professional organizations such as the Washington State Association for Justice, which advocates for civil justice on behalf of the injured and consumers who were harmed by defective products. He has also been active in the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, where he served as director of the Freedom of Information Service Center.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Civil Rights (20%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019

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About Loren Cochran

Admitted: 2002, Washington

Professional Webpage: https://pcva.law/team/loren-a-cochran/


  • Lewis S. Gurwitz Award, 2001-2002
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa, Boston College Law School

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Washington State Association for Justice - EAGLE Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Changes in State Public Information Laws in the United States Since the War on Terrorism., Editor, State Open Government Law and Practice in a Post-9/11 World, Inc., Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company, 2007


  • $2.75 million settlement for state-dependent child placed molested in two separate foster homes., 2017

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Attorney for Lifetime’s Television Show “America’s Most Wanted”

Educational Background:

  • University of Washington

Industry Groups

  • Washington Association For Justice
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Website - www.pcva.law
Office Location for Loren A. Cochran

911 Pacific Avenue
Suite 200
Tacoma, WA 98402

Phone: 253-203-6747

Fax: 253-627-0654

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Last Updated: 1/24/2019

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