Miriam E. Cooper is the founder of The Law Office of Miriam Cooper & Associates, LLC, a law firm based in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. Ms. Cooper provides legal services throughout the Great Chicagoland area. Her primary focus is family law, including:
Allocation of decision-making and parenting time
Collaborative Divorce Law
And provides real estate services complementary to her practice
Ms. Cooper graduated from The John Marshall Law School and has been practicing family law in the State of Illinois for 30 years. She is an advocate for children’s best interests and serves as certified child representative and guardian ad litem. After attending Northwestern University for mediation training, she became certified in the Circuit Court of Cook County to provide mediation services. Additionally, her mediation training led her to be trained as a collaborative divorce practitioner and a Collaborative Law Fellow. Ms. Cooper’s expertise enables her to negotiate, mediate, collaborate, and litigate for her clients. She is held in high regard by her clients and fellow professionals, as her multi-year Super Lawyers designation evidences.
Miriam Cooper is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, and she is the incoming 2019-2020 President of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, a member of its Matrimonial Law and Women’s Law Committees, and co-chair of its Awards Committee. She has served for many years as the chair of Law Day, pairing her law career with her interest in education. For the past 28 years, Ms. Cooper has served as a school board member of Township High School District 214 and currently serves on the board of Community Engagement and Outreach, a community-based organization that provides educational and social services in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, and the Arlington Heights Public Library Foundation Board. Miriam is a long-standing Fellow of Collaborative Divorce Illinois (formerly The Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.
With Ms. Cooper at its helm, the Law Office of Miriam Cooper and Associates, LLC, offers a team-based approach in assisting clients’ individual needs. Miriam Cooper and her associates take great pride in their shared knowledge and ability to draw on their collective strengths to provide high-quality services.
Superb rating on AVVO
Super Lawyers list for 6 years
2017 10 Best Law Firm Client Satisfaction American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
2016 & 2107 10 Female Attorneys Client Satisfaction American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Expert Network Distinguished Lawyer
Northwest Suburban Bar Association Second Vice President, Co-Chair of the Awards Committee, and a member of its Matrimonial Law Committee and Women’s Law Committee. Served for many years as the Chair of high school Law Day
The Daily Herald Business Ledger honored Miriam as a 2017 Influential Women in Business
The honor of House Resolution HR0295 from the Illinois House of Representatives, having stepped down from the Board of Education of Township High School District 214 after 28 years of dedicated service
Newly appointed Trustee of the District 214 High School Education Foundation