Brian Cochran


Brian joined the firm in 2012 and focuses his practice on defense of governmental entities, insurance defense, municipal law, and employment law.  He is a former law enforcement officer with sixteen years of criminal and traffic investigation experience in West Virginia, including twelve years as a trooper with the West Virginia State Police.  Brian resides in Mercer County with his wife and three children.

Areas of Practice
  • Defense of State and Local Governmental Entities and Political Subdivisions
  • Insurance Defense
  • Municipal Law
  • Employment Law
Bar Admissions
  • West Virginia, 2007
  • U.S. Distric Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 2007
  • U.S. Distric Court, Northern District of West Virginia, 2013
  • J.D., Appalachian School of Law, 2007
  • B.A., Glenville State College, 2002
  • A.A.S., Marshall University, 1993
  • A.A.S., Fairmont State College, 1992


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Mercer County Bar Association
  • West Virginia Municipal Attorney’s Association
  • Bluefield Blue Jays Baseball, Director

Previous Work

  • Grafton Police Department, Patrolman; 1988-1991
  • Taylor County Sheriff’s Department, Deputy; 1991-1992
  • West Virginia State Police, Trooper; 1992-2004
  • Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown, & Poe, Attorney; 2007-2008
  • City of Bluefield, Attorney; 2008-2012

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