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Hal Dean Cooper, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1963, Ohio 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1971. Board trustees Ashtubula County District library, since 2004, president, 2005—2008; Member of Ashtabula County Bar Association, Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association, Rotary, Clifton Club, Rowfant Club.

Background

Cooper, Hal Dean was born on December 8, 1934 in Marshall County, Iowa, United States. Son of Truman Braton and Golda Frances (Chadwick) Cooper.

Education

Student, Nebraska University, 1954. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 1957. Juris Doctor with honors, George Washington University, 1963.

Career

Associate, partner Fay & Fay, Cleveland, 1962-1967. Partner Meyer, Tilberry & Body, 1967-1969, Yount, Tarolli, Weinshenker & Cooper, Cleve, 1969-1972. Trial judge The United States of America Court Claims, Washington, 1972-1975.

Partner Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Cleveland, 1975-1995, chairman intellectual property section, 1976—1994. Owner Halco Enterprises, Ltd., Austinburg, since 1995. Private arbitrator, mediator, since 1996.

With Army of the United States, 1957-1959.

Membership

Board trustees Ashtubula County District library, since 2004, president, 2005—2008. Member of Ashtabula County Bar Association, Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association, Rotary, Clifton Club, Rowfant Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bookbinding.

Connections

Married Constance Bellinger Simms, December 31, 1960. Children: Shannon, Charles, Ellen.