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Joshua J. Coe

Founding Partner


Joshua J. Coe is a partner at East Coast Trial Lawyers, PLC. Josh is a tenacious attorney with extensive courtroom and business experience that brings value to his clients. He has a broad area of practice with clients throughout the country.

“Whether it is a boardroom, courtroom, or hospital room, I consider it a privilege to be of service to each of our clients.”

Josh’s focus of practice in the following areas of law: civil litigation, personal injury, criminal and traffic defense, divorce and family law, wills, trusts and estate planning, landlord and tenant law, business and corporate law, intellectual property, and general practice.

Born in South Dakota and raised in Colorado, Josh and his family now call Tidewater area of Virginia their home. Josh earned his Juris Doctorate from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, VA. While attending Regent University, Josh was the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship, Academic Merit Scholarship and on the Trial Advocacy Board. Josh received his undergraduate degree from Metropolitan State College of Denver (“Metro State”) in 2003, where he graduated with honors with a Bachelor’s in Science in Aerospace Science, with a concentration in Aviation Operations. While attending Metro State he was a member of the NCAA Men’s Baseball Team, where he earned the award of Men’s Baseball Scholar Athlete of the Year and Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic Team in 2002. Prior to Metro State Josh attended St. Cloud State College in Minnesota from 1998 to 2000 where he earned a dual athletic scholarship for the school’s NCAA Men’s football and baseball teams.

Between graduating from Metro State and Regent University School of Law, Josh gained valuable business experience working in real estate and marketing. Just prior to law school, Josh was the Vice President of marketing for a national nutritional supplement company where he was recognized as a Cambridge Who’s Who among young professionals.

In his spare time, Josh is active in the community and enjoys working out, being outdoors, flying airplanes as a third generation licensed pilot, taking the old Harley for a cruise, but mostly he enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughter.


  • Regent University School of Law, JD
  • Metropolitan State College, BA, Aerospace

Bar Memberships

  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Tax Court


Best Attorneys of America


10 Best 2016

Top 40 Under 40

Board Memberships

  • Jim White Community Fitness Foundation
  • Christian Business Chamber of Hampton Roads
  • Rudee Heights Civic League

Areas We Serve

Our law firm proudly serves clients injured anywhere in Virginia or North Carolina on personal injury claims, including cases with traumatic brain injury, spinal and neck injury, wrongful death, and more serious injuries. As Virginia Beach personal injury attorneys with many years experience, our team of lawyers will be ready to fight for you. If you were injured on the job, our Virginia Beach Workers Compensation lawyers are ready to serve you.

Call 757-352-2237 or fill out the online contact form for a free consultation about your personal injury, workers compensation, or other attorney services. Our firm adopts a team approach to every case, so while one primary lawyer will be assigned to your case, you have the benefit of an experienced team of lawyers, all working on your side. We are located in Virginia Beach, VA, and serve clients who were injured anywhere in Virginia or North Carolina.

381 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Ph: 757-352-2237 | Fax: 757-352-2220

A Message to Our Customers About Coronavirus COVID-19: We Are Open

A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

At East Coast Trial Lawyers, PLC we view the safety and well-being of our clients, staff and business partners as our highest priority.

The situation regarding the COVID-19 virus is continually changing, and we are following all recommended guidelines to stay healthy.

Currently, our law firm is remaining open to serve your legal needs.

We are happy to arrange for phone or video consultations should you have any concerns about keeping your scheduled appointments with us. We are also able to exchange documents via secure drives or email.

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