Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law.
Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 1, 2007
Raleigh, NC - The law firm of Hardison & Cochran P.L.L.C. announced that Partner Benjamin T. Cochran has been certified by the North Carolina State Bar as a "Board Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law." Only 98 lawyers statewide have achieved this distinction.
The North Carolina State Bar certifies lawyers as specialists in designated practice areas to denote those attorneys who have demonstrated "special knowledge, skill, and proficiency." In order to receive the specialist certification, a lawyer must meet several requirements: practice as an attorney for at least five years, devote a significant part of his or her practice to the specialty area, attend continuing legal education seminars in the specialty, receive a favorable evaluation by other lawyers and judges, and pass a written examination in the specialty practice area.
Mr. Cochran, who has concentrated his practice in the area of Workers' Compensation since the beginning of his legal career, joined the offices of Hardison & Cochran, P.L.L.C. in 2000. He is a member of several prominent legal associations and recently received the distinction of having Lawyers Weekly name one of his cases to the list of Top Opinions in North Carolina Law for 2007.
About Hardison & Cochran, P.L.L.C.
The law firm of Hardison & Cochran, P.L.L.C. has assisted clients with Personal Injury claims, including Workers' Compensation, for 25 years. Senior Partner Ken L. Hardison, known as the "people's lawyer" began the firm in Dunn, North Carolina and has expanded to offices in 7 cities throughout the state. Hardison & Cochran, P.L.L.C. handles claims in many areas of Personal Injury, and is ranked among the best Workers' Compensation firms in North Carolina.