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Leonard Jay Cooper

Leonard Jay Cooper, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1962. Recipient award American College Probate Counsel, 1985.


  • Cooper, Leonard Jay was born on April 8, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Meyer E. and Minnie (Shulberg) Cooper.

  • Education

    • B.S, University Pennsylvania, 1959. Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1962. Master of Laws, Temple University, 1964.


    • Law clerk to Justice Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Philadelphia, 1962-1964. Associate Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen, 1964-1971, partner, since 1971.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1962.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Judaism


    Solicitor Jewish Family and Children's Agency, Philadelphia, since 1983. Board directors Association for Jewish Children, since 1975. President Woodrock, 1975-1984, solicitor, since 1975.

    Member Pennsylvania Bar Association (real estate and probate council 1983-1985, executive committee 1984, chairman probate and trust law division 1991), Philadelphia Bar Association (chairman probate and trust law section 1990).


    • Married Susan Gottlieb, January 31, 1965 (divorced 1980). 1 child, Benjamin Paul. Married Wendy Fein Cooper, June 19, 1983.

      Adopted children: Jennifer Regan, Ian Joshua.
    • father: Meyer E. Cooper
    • mother: Minnie (Shulberg) Cooper
    • spouses: Susan Gottlieb
    • Wendy Fein Cooper
    • children: Benjamin Paul Cooper
    • Jennifer Regan Cooper
    • Ian Joshua Cooper
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