Joseph Coules

Joseph R. Coules

Principal

McLean, VA Office
Ste. 830
8444 Westpark Drive
McLean VA, 22102
703.288.2531
703.356.6989
About
Credentials
Affiliations & Achievements

Experience

Mr. Coules is a principal in the firm’s McLean, Virginia office. His practice focuses on defending privately held businesses and public companies in premises liability, commercial liability, and indemnification disputes. He also actively defends original equipment and componentry manufacturers in toxic tort injury claims, as well as real estate developers and general contractors in jobsite bodily harm claims against their controlled insurance programs. As such, a portion of his practice is dedicated to actively monitoring proposed and enacted legislative amendments, regulatory reform, and new caselaw opinions to assess the resulting potential impact on his clients’ business operations.

Admitted

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2009)
  • Central Michigan University (B.A.A., Public Relations, 2006)

Affiliations & Associations

  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Property Management Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
  • Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society

Special Achievements & Honors

  • Virginia Rising Stars®: 2023