A partner at Mokri, Vanis & Jones LLP, Aaron Hancock represents corporations and their employees in both insured and non-insured claims. He possesses specific expertise in the fields of transportation law and coverage, construction law and coverage, Uniform Commercial Code, and accounting fraud. Mr. Hancock primarily represents defendants in tort cases and both plaintiff and defendants in commercial cases.
He has tried bodily injury and construction defect cases in both Southern and Northern California courts and continues to maintain an active statewide trial practice. Commercial cases tried to verdict have involved such diverse subjects as breach of a profit-sharing agreement, breach of a covenant not to compete concomitant to the sale of an auto dismantling business, and failure to authorize change orders during construction of a multi-unit condominium complex.
Mr. Hancock is a recipient of a double B.A. in English and History from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of California at Davis. He currently resides in Oakland, California with his wife and two boys. He is a classically trained musician (violin and viola), who has dabbled as a bass guitar player in a punk rock band. In his spare time, Mr. Hancock enjoys building and dismantling home computers and electronic devices.
University of California, Berkeley, 1989
University of California, Davis, 1992
State Bar of California, 1992
State Bar of Nevada, 2005
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2005
U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1994
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2000
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1999