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James Cochran Brooks

James Cochran Brooks, American lawyer, partner. Bar: District of Columbia 1979, California 1987.


  • Brooks, James Cochran was born on January 22, 1948 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. Son of Allison Cochran and Geraldine (Nordell) Brooks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics, University Washington, 1970. New York State Teaching Certified, Hunter College, 1975. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1979.


    • Research assistant University Washington Aerospace Research Laboratory, Seattle, 1967-1970. Teacher Seattle Public Schools, 1970-1971. Outreach counselor Children's Aid Society, Harlem, New York, 1972.

      Youth counselor, crisis intervention specialist Bonitas House, New York City, 1973-1974. Teacher New York City Board Education, Brooklyn, 1974-1975. Administrator Bowery Residents Committee, New York City, 1975-1976.

      Law clerk, associate Sixbey, Friedman & Leedom, Arlington, Virginia, 1977-1981. Associate Lyon & Lyon, Washington, Los Angeles, 1981-1989, partner Los Angeles, since 1990. Director Macrorepresentation, Sunnyvale, California, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1979, California 1987.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Referee American Youth Soccer Organization, Palos Verdes, California, 1985-1989. Co-founder East Peninsula Education Council, 1987-1988. Board directors Aerospace History Committee, Los Angeles, since 1990.

    Member California Republican Party, Los Angeles, since 1993. Member American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Los Angeles Patent Law Association.



    Avocations: skiing, political campaigns, camping.


    • Married Susan Lynn Mittermeier, August 24, 1974. Children: Aaron Cochran, Meredith Alena.
    • father: Allison Cochran Brooks
    • mother: Geraldine (Nordell) Brooks
    • spouse: Susan Lynn Mittermeier
    • children: Aaron Cochran Brooks
    • Meredith Alena Brooks
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    Born January 22, 1948
    (age 69)