About Us

The Cochran Firm - Metairie is an office of the Cochran Firm that specializes in the handling of Medical Malpractice claims. Its attorneys each have more than 20 years of experience in handling these types of cases. Jeffrey Mitchell, the senior managing partner of the firm is also the chairman of The Cochran Firm's medical malpractice section. He is also the past chair of the medical malpractice section of the Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Mitchell maintains an AV rating (the highest possible rating for a lawyer) in the Martindale-Hubbell legal directory. Ratings in Martindale-Hubbell reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories-legal ability and general ethical standards. Legal ability ratings are:

  • C-Good to High
  • B-High to Very High
  • A-Very High to Preeminent

There is one general ethical standard ratig "V" or "Very High. " An attorney will not receive a Legal Ability Rating unless he or she has been endorsed for a "V." Only when both ratings are confirmed will an attorney receive a rating.

Mr. Mitchell has authored numerous legal articles and been a frequent lecturer at legal seminars. Mr. Mitchell also serves on the Medical Malpractice Section Legislative Subcommittee for the Louisiana Association for Justice. He has also served on the Medical Disclosure Panel for the State of Louisiana.

The Cochran Firm - Metairie is Located in the greater New Orleans area and conveniently located to the Louisiana District and Federal Courts. The lawyers in The Cochran Firm Metairie handle case all across America, including Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, and Illinois.