Mr. William D. Cook

Mr. William D. Cook

Five Dangerous Words: "Maybe it will go away"
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Employment Law...
  • Alaska, Texas
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Summary

After receiving his law degree from the University of Texas, Bill Cook was appointed the youngest judge in Texas at the age of 25. Following his experience there, he moved to Alaska and began working as an Assistant D.A. in the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted 100 misdemeanor and felony jury trials. Following his work as an assistant district attorney, Bill accepted a position as an assistant attorney general in the Marshall Islands. While there, he advised government officials, served on the parole board, and authored immigration legislation. After returning to Alaska, he served as magistrate for the Alaska Court System and as counsel for the Alaska House Judiciary Committee before returning to a personal injury practice.

Education
University of Texas - Austin
J.D. / Law (1970)
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internship at Texas Legislature
Activities: Work-Study, Texas State Senate
Stephen F. Austin State University
B.S. / History/Engllish (1966)
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Professional Experience
Attorney and owner
Law Office of William Dennie Cook, PC
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private law practice
Counsel for the House Judiciary Committee
Alaska State House of Representatives
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Advised the committee and Speaker of the House, authored legislation
Magistrate
Alaska Court System
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Presided over district court cases, and also served as Divorce Master
Assistant Attorney General
Assistant Attorney General, Republic of The Marshall Islands
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Temporary position - wrote new immigration laws, supervised parole board
Assistant District Attorney
Anchorage District Attorney's Office
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Prosecuting Attorney - tried 100 jury trials
Municipal Court Judge
City of Lufkin, Texas
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Presided over Municipal Court - youngest Municipal Court judge in Texas at the time of appointment
intern
Los Angeles Co. District Attorney's Office
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in Bureau of Investigation
Professional Associations
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
member
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San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
member
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Washington State Association for Justice
member
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America Association for Justice # 48011
member
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Activities: Alaska representative for Motor Vehicle , Premises Liability Litigation Group; member of Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alaska
Texas
9th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    No award or collected funds, no fee.
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Employment Law
  • Products Liability
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Brain Injury Alaska.com
Contact & Map
P.O. Box 1
Eagle River, AK 99577-0001
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 757-7757