Brandon T. Cole, Associate

Brandon Cole joined the firm as an associate in 2018 after practicing with a prominent defense firm in Arkansas for the past four years. He has a trial practice that focuses on medical malpractice and civil litigation defense. Brandon has significant experience defending doctors and their practices against medical malpractice claims, and he has tried jury trials across Arkansas in federal and state court.  His practice includes representing businesses and individuals in commercial, contract, negligence, insurance defense, and other civil litigation matters.

Areas of Practice:
Medical Malpractice Defense
Commercial Litigation
Products Liability
Insurance Defense
General Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:
Arkansas, 2014
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 2015
U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 2015

Education:
University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2014, J.D., magna cum laude
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.S. Business Management, 2009

Law Review:
Arkansas Law Review

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Defense Research Institute — Member
Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel — Member
American Bar Association — Member
Arkansas Bar Association — Member
Pulaski County Bar Association — Member

Published Works:
Comment, Unjust Enrichment:  A Proposed Arkansas Model Jury Instruction for Claims Based Works on Implied-In-Law Contracts, 66 Ark. L. Rev. 1006 (2014).

Noteworthy:
While in law school, Brandon worked with Professor Howard Brill to write and revise multiple sections for the Arkansas Law of Damages, including the chapters on medical malpractice, punitive damages, interference with contractual relations, attorney fees, attorney-client contracts, assault, battery, conversion, abuse of process, and unjust enrichment claims.

Brandon has represented doctors and their practices in a wide range of specialties, including neurosurgery, obstetrics, anesthesiology, orthopedic surgery, emergency room medicine, oncology, and hyperbaric medicine.