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John D. Kocher

Partner
101 South Tryon Street
Suite 2200
Charlotte, NC 28280
Direct704.945.2179
Fax704.332.1197
jkocher@slk-law.com

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Jeannie Masis
Direct704.945.2970
jmasis@slk-law.com

With medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury being highly sensitive issues for people, John, a partner on the Medical Malpractice Litigation team, is concerned with doing his very best for his clients. His 25 years of experience gives John good perspective on how to best help clients through a variety of issues when defending medical malpractice cases, medical device litigation, nursing homes, and catastrophic personal injury litigation. He has represented hundreds of clients in both state and federal courts located in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina, resulting in favorable verdicts for the clients.

Honors

  • Top Lawyer in Charlotte by Business Leader magazine
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2010 - 2019

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys 
  • Defense Research Institute
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Morris Pashman Inns of Court
  • Federalist Society (1993 - present)

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Education

  • J.D., The Dickinson School of Law, Woolsack Society, 1993
  • B.S., cum laude, Pennsylvania State University, 1990

Bar and Court Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2000
  • Pennsylvania, 1994
  • New Jersey, 1993
  • United States District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2001
  • United States District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2001
  • United States District Court Western District of North Carolina, 2000

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