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Joshua D. Cools

Joshua D. Cools

Associate| Las Vegas


Joshua Cools' practice consists primarily of civil litigation and is concentrated in product liability defense, particularly automotive, pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer/industrial products. His practice also includes defense of catastrophic tort cases and commercial litigation matters.

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Trial & Litigation Experience
  • Automotive Products - defense of rollover, crashworthiness, post-collision fire cases for domestic and foreign automobile manufacturers, motorcycle manufacturers, and off-road utility vehicle manufacturers
  • Pharmaceutical/Medical Devices - defense of domestic and foreign manufacturers of pharmaceutical products and medical devices in mass tort and catastrophic injury actions
  • Consumer/Industrial Products - defense of various products including industrial equipment, plumbing components, firearms and amusement attractions
  • Tort Litigation - defense of premises liability, automobile collisions and medical malpractice actions
  • Commercial Litigation - defense of contract and subrogation actions
  • Ave Maria School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2009)
    • Executive Articles Editor, Ave Maria Law Review, Volume 7 (2008-2009)
    • General Editor, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Volume 32, Issue 1 (Winter 2009)
  • Hillsdale College (B.A., History, cum laude, 2003)
  • American Bar Association
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Personal Injury: Products (2016-2017), Business Litigation (2015)
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada, Law Clerk to Hon. Gloria M. Navarro (2010)
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada, Law Clerk to Hon. Robert Clive Jones (2009-2010)
  • Federal Trade Commission, Summer Law Clerk (2008)
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, Judicial Extern to Hon. Richard F. Suhrheinrich (2008)
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio, Judicial Extern to Hon. Richard Speer (2007)
  • Blackstone Legal Fellowship, Blackstone Fellow (2007)
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Oregon