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Candace DeCarol Cooper

Candace DeCarol Cooper, American judge. Bar: California 1984.


  • Cooper, Candace DeCarol was born on November 23, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Cornelius M. and Eunice (Farris) Cooper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Southern California, 1970. Juris Doctor, University Southern California, 1973.


    • Associate Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Los Angeles, 1974—1980. Judge Los Angeles Municipal Court, 1980—1987, Los Angeles Superior Court, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1984.


    Board directors Watts Boys and Girls Club, Los Angeles, 1981—1987. With Exceptional Children's Foundation, 1982—1987. Member of California Women Lawyers, Langston Bar Association (judicial convenor 1983-1984), California Association Black Lawyers (president, judicial 1983-1984), California Judges Association (president 1988-1989), National Association Women Judges, National Bar Association.


    • father: Cornelius M. Cooper
    • mother: Eunice (Farris) Cooper
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    Born November 23, 1948
    (age 68)