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The Cochran Firm Difference

About Our Mid-South Office

The Cochran Firm Mid-South, located in Memphis, Tennessee, has been a part of the Cochran Firm Family for over 20 years and serves the people of Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and Arkansas.  Managing attorney Howard Manis and his impressive roster of attorneys have years of experience in the areas of personal injury, civil rights, police brutality, medical malpractice and many other areas. The Cochran Firm Mid-South works personally with every client and is backed by the national resources and expertise of The Cochran Firm National organization to ensure that every client gets the justice they deserve. No matter your circumstances, the attorneys at The Cochran Firm Mid-South are here to listen and help in your time of need. That's The Cochran Way. Let the attorneys at The Cochran Firm Mid-South put their experience to work for you.

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Awards and Recognitions

Our Attorneys
Howard Manis Managing Attorney Memphis
Howard Manis
Practicing law since 1993, Howard Manis possesses a ton of experience in both civil and criminal law. He has experience in both state and federal courts. With over twenty years of practicing law, Howard Manis has numerous areas of concentration. These include criminal defense in State and Federal courts, auto accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury, police misconduct, civil litigation, estate planning, and civil rights.
Shean Williams
A fighter in the battle against injustice, Attorney Shean Williams is a masterful lawyer. He prides himself on his strong work ethic and tenacity. Shean Williams simply doesn’t give up, and he always puts his clients first. Shean Williams remembers daily of the lessons and wisdom that Mr. Johnnie Cochran left behind. As a result, that inspiration is a driving force for Mr. Williams to continue Johnnie Cochran’s legacy today.
Hezekiah Sistrunk
Hezekiah Sistrunk, Jr. is a National Partner and President of The Cochran Firm, Chairman of the National Firm’s Executive Management Committee, and the Managing Partner of the Firm’s Atlanta Office. Over the course of his career Mr. Sistrunk prosecutes and defends hundreds of legal matters before state courts, federal courts and administrative agencies. As a result, Hezekiah Sistrunk has tried over 100 cases to verdict.
Sam Cherry
Sam Cherry is a founding partner of The Cochran Firm, Managing Attorney for The Cochran Firm – Memphis, and serves as a member of The Cochran Firm’s management team for national operations. Sam Cherry is nationally acclaimed for verdicts and settlements in products liability cases. For one case, as the lead attorney for the plaintiff, he obtained over $160 million for his clients.
Andrew Clarke
Above all, Mr. Clarke is licensed to practice law in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi. And, since graduating from law school, he has only worked for Plaintiff firms representing victims of negligence or intentional misconduct of others. As a result, Mr. Clarke has successfully represented clients by way of settlement or trial.

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Our Mid-South Office

85 Union Ave, Suite 200
Memphis, TN 38103
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Managing Attorney
Howard Manis
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