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Evan Balaban Stephen Breyer Johnie Cochran Francis Collins Stanley Crouch David Goldman Colin Gracey Dean Hamer Gwen Ifill Patricia King Alan McGowan Barry Mehler Karen Rothenberg Nadine Strossen Victoria Toensing
Evan Balaban Stephen Breyer Johnie Cochran Francis Collins Stanley Crouch David Goldman Colin Gracey Dean Hamer Gwen Ifill Patricia King Alan McGowan Barry Mehler Karen Rothenberg Nadine Strossen Victoria Toensing
Charles Ogletree Charles Ogletree
Robert Krulwich Eric Lander
Robert Krulwich Eric Lander

Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. , is a prominent attorney who has defended such high-profile clients as Riddick Bowe, Sean "Puffy" Combs, and O.J. Simpson and won record-breaking jury awards or negotiated settlements for police misconduct in the city of Los Angeles, the state of New Jersey, the state of Illinois, and the city of New York. Founding partner at the firm, Cochran, Schneider, Kleinick, Weitz, Damashek & Shoot, Cochran is the recipient of numerous national and regional honors. In 1995 the National Law Journal named him "Trial Lawyer of the Year" and in January 2000 the same publication included him in their list of the nation's "100 Most Influential Lawyers." He followed up his 1996 best-selling autobiography Journey to Justice with Last Man Standing: The Tragedy and Triumph of Geronimo Pratt.


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