About

A Family Firm

If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury, you need an experienced, professional, and trustworthy attorney with an abundance of knowledge and a broad skillset, both in and out of the courtroom. The Law Office of William D. Cook is a family firm that will strive to provide you with excellent representation—from the initial consultation through the final collection of just compensation for your injuries. With more than 40 years of practice in the personal injury field, we have recovered over $25 million for injured Alaskans, and we would love to assist you.  

William D. Cook

Four Decades of Legal Excellence

William D. CookAfter receiving his law degree from the University of Texas, Bill Cook was appointed the youngest judge in Texas at the age of 25. Following his experience there, he moved to Alaska and began working as an Assistant D.A. in the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted 100 misdemeanor and felony jury trials.

Following his work as an assistant district attorney, Bill accepted a position as an assistant attorney general in the Marshall Islands. While there, he advised government officials, served on the parole board, and authored immigration legislation. After returning to Alaska, he served as magistrate for the Alaska Court System and as counsel for the Alaska House Judiciary Committee before returning to a personal injury practice.

During his legal career of over forty years, Bill Cook has become a member of a number of professional institutions in the legal profession:

  • The State Bar of Texas
  • The Alaska Bar Association
  • The Bar of the United States Supreme Court
  • The American Association of Justice (Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group)
  • The Alaska Association for Justice
  • The Washington State Association for Justice
  • The Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • The San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association

 

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Dedicated Support Staff

Mary Alice CookThe Law Office of William D. Cook also includes Bill’s long-time legal assistant, Mary Alice Cook.