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state attorney general

Roy Asberry Cooper, III, American state attorney general. Bar: North Carolina 1982. Recipient Morehead scholar, University North Carolina, 1975-1979.

Background

III, Roy Asberry Cooper, was born on June 13, 1957 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States. Son of Roy Asberry Junior and Beverly (Batchelor) Cooper.

Education

Bachelor, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1979. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina School Law, 1982.

Career

Partner Fields and Cooper, Rocky Mount, 1982—2001. Member North Carolina House of Representatives, 1987—1991, chairman judicial committee, 1989—1991. Member North Carolina Senate, 1991—2001, Democratic majority leader, 1997—2001.

Attorney general State of North Carolina, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Carolina 1982.

Connections

Married Kristin Bernhardt, March 28, 1992. Children: Hilary Godette, Natalie Rose, Claire Kristin.

father:
Roy Asberry Cooper Junior

mother:
Beverly (Batchelor) Cooper

spouse:
Kristin Bernhardt

children:
Hilary Godette III

Natalie Rose III

Claire Kristin III