Johnnie Cochran Net Worth
Johnnie Cochran net worth: Johnnie Cochran was an American retired lawyer who had a net worth of $8 million dollars. Johnnie Cochran was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and grew up in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from UCLA with a degree in Business Administration, and then earned his law degree from Loyola Marymount University. After passing the California bar exam in 1963, he began working as a Deputy City Attorney handling criminal cases. He launched his own firm, Cochran, Atkins, & Evans, in 1965 in Illinois. By the late 70s, he had become known as the "go-to" lawyer for cases involving police brutality and crime. He moved back to the West Coast to serve as Los Angeles' first black Assistant District Attorney. In 1983, he opened his own law firm in California, and his profile continued to grow. Over a decade when he was in his prime, Johnnie's firm won $40 million worth of damages for his clients and took home approximately $15 million in fees for himself and his firm. His firm now has 26 branches in multiple states. Though he served as the lawyer on multiple high-profile cases, he is most widely recognized for representing O.J. Simpson during his infamous double murder trial. Johnny retired from the legal field in 2002. Johnnie died on March 29, 2005 a month after undergoing surgery for a brain tumor.