Richard Alan Cooper, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1979, Illinois 1980, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri 1980, United States District Court (southern district) Illinois 1988. Recipient Milton F. Napier trial award Lawyers Association St. Louis, 1979, Outstanding Senior Business Major award Wall St. Journal, 1976. Member Missouri Bar Association, Boulder Yacht Club (commodore 1998-1999), Commonwealth Yacht Club.
Law clerk United States District Court, St. Louis, 1979-1980. Associate William R. Gartenberg, 1980-1981, Davis, Reid, Murphy, Tobben & Cooper, St. Louis, 1983-1987, partner, 1987-1988, Law Office Terry Sharp, Professional Corporation, 1988-1989. Private practice, 1989-1990.
Partner Danis & Boyce, 1990—1993, Danis, Cooper, Cavanagh & Hartweger, LC, 1994—1998. Chief Financial Officer MedCard American, Inc., 1997-1999. Private practice, since 1999.
Liaison to Washington University School Law, Missouri Association Trial Attorneys, St. Louis, 1983-1985. Presenter in field.
Business manager Urban Law Journal, 1978-1979. Editor Bankruptcy Law Reporter, 1983-1988, co-manager, editor, 1984-1988. Author: supplement to Missouri Desk Book Civil Procedure, 2000, 04.
Co-author numerous seminars. Contributing author: Missouri Continuing Legal Education Deskbook Civil Procedure on Rule 76, Executions