John R. McCorkle, Jr.


J.R. McCorkle is an associate at Yoka | Smith, LLP. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston College. J.R. received his Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School.

While attending law school, J.R. advocated on behalf of special education students and their parents at Southwestern’s Children’s Rights Clinic. Throughout college and law school, he gained valuable experience working for a high-profile plaintiff’s firm that specialized in personal injury and wrongful death matters.

Prior to joining Yoka | Smith, J.R. was a fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates Fellowship program.

John McCorkle, Jr., Yoka & Smith Photo

Bar Admissions

  • California State Bar – 2021


Southwestern Law School

  • J.D. – 2021

Boston College, 2017

  • Bachelor of Arts – 2017
  • Major: Psychology
  • Minor: Sociology
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