Lawrence A. Cooper

Lawrence A. Cooper, Attorney at Law

Experience, Competence, Responsiveness and Results
3330 Cumberland Boulevard
Suite 600
Atlanta, Georgia 30339

404-814-0000

Child Custody, Child Support Modification, Commercial, Divorce, Divorce Modification and Enforcement, Domestic Relations, Family, Paternity, Personal Injury, PreNuptials, Wrongful Death

 
Larry  will be there for you

Overview

Larry’s goal is to effectively and ethically represent his clients in the pursuit of justice. He is empathetic, very available, and provides the attention to detail that your case deserves.

Together you and Larry will develop a strategy for success. Larry will work diligently for you, and will draw upon his more than 35 years of legal experience in representing clients in family law matters.

Experience

Larry, since his Judicial Clerkship to the Honorable Elmo Holt, Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit in 1976 and 1977, has tried complex jury divorce cases, non-jury divorce cases, and custody cases. Larry has also represented numerous individuals in serious personal injury cases. Larry has successfully tried significant jury cases involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, brain damage, spinal cord injury, blindness, traumatic injury, and invasion of privacy. He has had successful jury verdicts in unique cases such as representing the plaintiff in an AIDS invasion of privacy case, and representing the plaintiff in a medical malpractice case concerning a patient who attempted suicide.  Larry has also handled a wide variety of commercial litigation cases in his more than 35 years practicing law.Larry does not shy away from going head to head in litigation against the largest law firms.

Larry restricts the number of cases his practice accepts so that he can provide the utmost personal attention to each case. Larry’s focus from the moment he accepts your case is to prepare for trial, and at the same time to make diligent effort to reasonably settle the case with minimum expense and time to you.

Most divorce cases are referred to mediation. Larry is a Registered Neutral in General Mediation, Domestic Relations Mediation, and Arbitration with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. This approach has served his clients well in significant and complex cases.

Background

Larry has been recognized as among the most respected lawyers in Georgia. With over 35 years of experience, Larry is:

•President Family Law Section Cobb County Bar Association 2015-2016

•Received the highest rating given (AV) for both competence/skill and professional ethics from Martindale-Hubbell for 25 years

•Chosen by his peers as one of the Georgia Super Lawyers®, as published in Atlanta Magazine for 2009 through 2016, and the Journal of Law & Politics®, 2009 through 2016.

•Has enjoyed teaching for many years at the Emory Law School Kessler-Eidson Trial Techniques Program.



 

Education

Larry received his B.A. from Tulane University, his J.D. from St. Mary’s University, and his Master of Laws from Emory University.

Admitted to Practice

Larry is an experienced trial lawyer, admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1975 and the State Bar of Texas in 1975. He was born in San Antonio, Texas, and moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1975.

Affiliations

Larry is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association,  Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, The National Trial Lawyers (www.TheNationalTrialLawyers.org, membership limited to select premier trial lawyers), the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, and Old Warhorse Lawyers Club.

Cohen, Cooper, Estep and Allen, LLC.

Larry’s law firm, Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, LLC, is also rated AV, the highest rating for law firm competence, skill, and professional ethics given by Martindale-Hubbell. Larry is privileged to work with the following law partners: Darryl Cohen, Steve Estep, Jefferson Allen, Jeffrey L. Cohen, Scott Schweber, Erin Lewis, and Elizabeth Beskin.

Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, LLC

3330 Cumberland Blvd., Suite 600
Atlanta, Ga. 30339

404-814-0000 x206
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