Edwardsville-based Gori Julian & Associates, P.C. has recently announced that Evan R. Cole has joined the firm as an attorney.

cole evanCole will be working at the California office of Gori Julian & Associates in the practice area of asbestos litigation.

Cole graduated from Arizona State University with a B.A. in Communications in 2002. He then graduated from the University of Louisville with an M.S. in Sports Administration in 2004. After graduate school, he was an account executive in the NBA and also in minor league baseball selling corporate sponsorships. Cole graduated from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Ore.

Cole is a third-generation attorney who was raised in Sacramento, Calif, previously concentrating on civil law cases with a main focus in product liability, premises liability, and real estate litigation.