Joshua D. 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.

Trial & Litigation Experience

  • Products Liability Litigation – defense of various products, including pharmaceutical, medical device, tire, automobile, and construction equipment manufacturers.
  • Tort Litigation – defense of premises liability and automobile collisions.
  • Commercial Litigation – handle actions involving breach of contract, business torts, and real property disputes.

Professional Recognition and Awards

  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars, Personal Injury: Products (2016-2018), Business Litigation (2015)

Other Professional Experience

Snell & Wilmer LLP, Las Vegas, Nevada

Law Clerk to Hon. Gloria M. Navarro, United States District Court, District of Nevada

Law Clerk to Hon. Robert Clive Jones, United States District Court, District of Nevada

Summer Law Clerk, Federal Trade Commission

Judicial Extern to Hon. Richard F Suhrheinrich, United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Judicial Extern to Hon. Richard Speer, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio

Blackstone Legal Fellowship, Blackstone Fellow

CONTACT JOSHUA D. COOLS

Office Direct: 702.901.7044

Send email: jcools@efstriallaw.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Products Liability Litigation
Tort Litigation
Commercial Litigation

EDUCATION

  • Ava Maria School of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2009)
    • Executive Articles Editor, Ava Maria Law Review
    • General Editor, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy
  • Hillsdale College (B.A., History, cum laude, 2003)

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Supreme Court of California
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Oregon