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Jonny Kool – Negligence Lawyer

New York Toxic Tort & Medical Malpractice Attorney, Jonny Kool

  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers Jonny Kool

Location: New York, NY
Phone: (212) 406-1700
Personal Line: (212) 384-0242
Email: Email me

At the firm, Mr. Kool is known for specializing in particularly difficult cases. Hallmarks of his approach are meticulous attention to detail, creative thinking, and a sincerity that is evident to opposing counsel, judges and juries alike. He combines outstanding courtroom and negotiation skills with an unusual degree of empathy with his clients. Mr. Kool believes that this sense of compassion makes him all the more effective as an advocate. “Because I care about my clients, it compels me to be that much more persuasive,” Mr. Kool says. He also makes a point of spending as much time as needed with each client to discuss their case and other hardships that typically arise as the result of a serious injury.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Kool worked for nine years as a commercial fisherman, bookstore manager and construction worker. His breadth of experience provides a valuable and unusual perspective toward his work as a lawyer. At the same time, he relishes his practice as a personal injury attorney. As Mr. Kool explains, “Any time you can walk into a courtroom with just a briefcase and walk out with a million dollar verdict, it’s a great feeling.”

Areas of Practice

  • Negligence
  • Construction Accidents
  • Brain Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Litigation and Trials

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1988
  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2009

Education

  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. – 1988
  • Ithaca College
    • B.A. – 1979

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor, Trial Advocacy, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2000 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Languages

  • French