Griffin O’Hanlon

Griffin O’Hanlon joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers as an attorney in the fall of 2015. He attended Great Bridge High School in Chesapeake for his freshman and sophomore years, before his parents relocated to Illinois. He returned to Virginia to attend Virginia Tech, where he majored in history. Griff obtained his J.D. from the Saint Louis University School of Law with a concentration in civil litigation.

After law school, Griff returned to Hampton Roads and now lives in Virginia Beach. He practiced criminal law at the Norfolk Public Defender’s Office and a local private firm before joining Cooper Hurley and has extensive in-court litigation experience. Griff recently married Kelsey O’Hanlon (formerly Turner), a graduate of Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach who works as a speech therapist for the Virginia Beach Public Schools. When he’s not working on his files, Griff can be found on the beach, golf course or cheering on Virginia Tech’s football team.

Practice areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful death

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2011
  • United States District Court – Eastern District of Virginia, 2017

  • United States District Court – Western District of Virginia, 2017


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, 2011 - J.D.
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2008 - B.A.

Professional Associations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers' Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association