Profile

Miles Cooper

Emison Hullverson LLP
1005 Sansome Street
Suite 330
San Francisco, CA 94111
415-398-5398
www.rftmlaw.com


Miles B. Cooper

San Francisco, CaliforniaMiles B. Cooper is a partner at Emison Hullverson LLP. He represents people with serious injury and death claims. In addition to preparing his own cases, he associates as trial counsel and consults on trial matters. He has served as lead counsel, co-counsel, second seat and schlepper over his career and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. A regular columnist for Plaintiff magazine, Cooper’s interests include trial presentation technologies and bicycling (but not at the same time.

EDUCATION

J.D., 2000, University of San Francisco

B.A., 1995, University of California at Berkeley

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & OFFICES

American Association for Justice

American Bar Association

Consumer Attorneys of California

Board of Directors; 2009 – present

Board of Governors; 2005, 2008 – present

Consumer Attorneys' Association of Los Angeles

Bar Association of San Francisco

San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association

ADMISSIONS

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

United States District Court, California Northern District

United States District Court, California Central District

State Bar of California

AWARDS

Consumer Attorney of the Year Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2010

Rising Star as selected by Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010

Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award from the Bar Association of San Francisco's Volunteer Legal Services Program, 2009

Rising Star as selected by Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine, 2009

Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award from the Bar Association of San Francisco's Volunteer Legal Services Program, 2008

Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award from the Bar Association of San Francisco's Volunteer Legal Services Program, 2007

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

“Jury Selection” San Francisco Trial Lawyer's Association, November 9, 2010.

Voir Dire Workshop, University of San Francisco Intensive Advocacy Program, June 2, 2010.

“Successful and Ethical Marketing” Consumer Attorneys of California, February 11, 2010.

“Successful and Ethical Marketing” Consumer Attorneys of Marin, November 19, 2009.

“100 Days Before Trial Through Opening Statement: A Three-Part Presentation” Trialsmith Web Seminar, October 22, 2009, November 19, 2009, and December 3, 2009.

“Marketing for Lawyers” San Francisco Trial Lawyer's Association, April 21, 2009.

“Juror Questionnaires: Crafting, Getting Approval, and Using Questionnaires” Trialsmith Web Seminar, April 16, 2009.

“Trial Director Presentation Software” San Francisco Trial Lawyer's Association, January 22, 2008.

“Anatomy for Lawyers & Paralegals: Understanding and Presenting Medicine In a Meaningful Way” TrialSmith Web Seminar, November 29, 2007.

“Biomechanics: From High Speed to Low Speed” Consumer Attorneys of California College of Trial Arts Vehicle Dynamics and Handling Seminar, August 10, 2007.

“Engaging in the Resolution Discussion – Opening a Dialogue to Set Up Cases for Resolution,” TrialSmith Web Seminar, May 22, 2007.

“A Just Cause,” Litigation Supplement to The Recorder, May 21, 2007.

“Jury Selection,” San Francisco Trial Lawyer's Association, April 10, 2007.

“PowerPoint: Effective Mediation Presentations,” San Francisco Trial Lawyer's Association, February 28, 2006.

“Be Open to Openings – Defendants and Plaintiffs Alike Can Benefit from Early Settlements,” The Recorder, July 25, 2005.

“Maximizing Recovery – Loss of Household Services in the Personal Injury Case,” The Trial Lawyer; Fall 2004