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Linda Dawn Cooper

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Linda Dawn Cooper, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1978, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1980, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1992; certified specialist family relations law. Member Association Trial Lawyers American, American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association (president 2000).

Background

Cooper, Linda Dawn was born on April 30, 1953 in Cleveland. Daughter of Robert Boyd and Catherine S. (Powell) Cooper.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Psychology with honors, Eastern Kentucky University, 1975. Juris Doctor, Cleveland Marshall Law School, 1977.

Career

Law clerk Vanik, Monroe, Zucco and Klein, Cleveland, 1976-1978. Legal intern Cleveland-Marshall Legal Clinic, 1977. Associate Vanik, Monroe, Zucco, Klein & Scanlon, Cleveland and Chesterland, Ohio, 1978-1979.

Senior staff attorney Lake County Public Defender, Painesville, 1979-1980. Partner Heffernan & Cooper, Painesville and Cleveland, 1980-1983. Sole practice Painesville, 1983-1994.

Partner Cooper & Forbes, since 1994. Lecturer criminal justice seminar, Painesville, 1981, family law seminar, 1994, 99. Speaker, advisory, counselor Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, 1976.

Appointee Congressman Eckart's Committee on Health, Environment and Energy, Mentor, Ohio, 1983. Chairman juvenile justice committee League of Women Voters, Painesville, 1983. Councilwoman Willoughby (Ohio) City Council, 1984.

Grand jury forewoman, Lake County, 1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1978, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1980, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1992. Certified specialist family relations law.

Membership

Member Association Trial Lawyers American, American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association (president 2000).

Connections

father:
Robert Boyd Cooper

mother:
Catherine S. (Powell) Cooper