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EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS AT SLIDING FEE RATES

After practicing for eight years, including four years working for a legal aid organization, founder Emily Cooper decided she wanted to do more. She was able to observe people who could afford attorneys charging  hundreds of dollars per hour as well as those who qualified for free legal services. The obvious gap were those who fell in the middle and she opened Cooper Law to try and fill that gap. Cooper Law offers sliding fees to all clients to assure that even those of modest means would be able to obtain legal counsel in serious and life-changing family law matters. Cooper Law also offers representation for those seeking social security disability with many qualifying for services free-of-charge.

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FAMILY LAW REPRESENTATION DESIGNED TO FOR CLIENTS OF MODEST MEANS

Family cases are emotional and can be difficult. Cooper Law, LLC was designed to assist in cases with little conflict and for those where the parties cannot agree. We work hard to assist our clients in obtaining an acceptable settlement or taking the matter all the way to trial. The firm offers sliding fee rates for all clients based on household income and household size as applied to the Federal Poverty Guidelines. This allows us to offer rates and retainers that are customized and affordable for each family that becomes a client.

What We Do   

Complete an online Family Law intake

WE OFFER FULL REPRESENTATION FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CLAIMS

Whatever stage you are in with your social security disability claim, we can help you. We help with initial applications, reconsiderations and hearings. For those receiving public assistance, we may be able to offer representation for free. If you are suffering from a disability that prevents you from working, currently being treated and ready to apply for social security disability, Cooper Law, LLC is ready to help. If you have applied and been denied, we may be able to help. Claimants with an attorney representative have a higher chance of success than those who have no representation.

Where We Work   

Contact us at 612-568-4529 for social security disability intakes or Apply Online

SLIDING FEES. EXPERIENCED REPRESENTATION.

EMILY COOPER

PRINCIPAL ATTORNEY

Attorney Emily K. Cooper is a 1996 honors graduate from the University of Minnesota Law School.  In her 17 years of practice she has worked with clients and companies at all levels.  She practiced in the area of civil litigation and family law while an associate at a major law firm in Ohio.  She spent five years working in the corporate world as in-house counsel for a multi-billion dollar corporation, focusing on contract negotiations and drafting.  As Executive Director of the Minnesota Volunteer Attorney Program, she worked to encourage and recruit attorneys to volunteer to provide pro bono representation to low income clients.  She also worked for three years as a staff attorney for a legal aid organization where she represented low income, abused and disabled individuals.

In 2010, Ms. Cooper was appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Committee for Equality and Justice.  She has also been appointed to the Hennepin County Probate and Mental Health Court’s Guardianship/Conservatorship Attorney Panel and was Appointed Counsel for respondents in Civil Commitments in Sherburne County. Ms. Cooper was instrumental in creating a Legal Clinic with the Lyndale Neighborhood Association in South Minneapolis.  The Legal Clinic provided free legal consultations to community members on a variety of legal topics as well as legal workshops.

Helping clients to achieve their goals in an economical manner and with high quality legal representation is what Ms. Cooper strives for in her cases. For low-income clients, Ms Cooper provides sliding-scale fee services so that clients of modest means can have legal representation regardless of economic status.  Ms. Cooper’s normal hourly rate is a very reasonable amount so that those who are not low-income but wish to be represented in all aspects of a case will be able to afford her services without facing economic hardship.

Ms. Cooper’s experience makes her a unique attorney for her clients.  She has seen cases from all sides and represented a wide variety of client types.  Her practice has included complex litigation issues, trials and evidentiary hearings as well as alternative dispute resolution and settlement strategy.  She brings this knowledge to her case work and focuses on family law and social security disability claims at Cooper Law, LLC.  As the managing partner for Cooper Law, LLC, Ms. Cooper works hard to assure that all cases are handled professionally and with personal attention and care.

CRYSTAL PETERSON

PARALEGAL

Crystal Peterson is a paralegal who specializes in social security disability claims at Cooper Law, LLC.

Chad Wartick - Associate Attorney

CHAD WARTICK

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Chad Wartick is an attorney who works exclusively in the family law department.

Adam Spees - Associate Attorney

ADAM SPEES

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Adam is an associate attorney who acts as the firm legal administrator and handles matters in the social security department.

Adam Spees - Associate Attorney

RYAN JOHNSON

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Ryan is a legal assistant who works in various roles in the Cooper Law, LLC office.

“Cooper Law made it possible for me to have time with my son that other attorneys said wasn’t possible.”
DEREK • FAMILY LAW CLIENT
“Cooper Law is very knowledgeable and experienced in the Social Security Disability appeals process and was able to explain the essential aspects of the process to my brother and myself in a very clear and succinct manner.”
CHRISTOPHER • SOCIAL SECURITY

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