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About Me

I grew up listening to the television show "Perry Mason" and trying to solve the mystery without ever seeing the characters or the action.  I succeeded most of the time.  It's what made me want to become an attorney.


Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    42 years, 3.5 thousand cases
  2. Business: 25%
    15 years, 50 cases
  3. General Practice: 20%
    37 years, 100 cases
  4. Appeals: 15%
    12 years, 8 cases



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Attorney Endorsements

31 total 

  • Jonathan Charles Clarke

    I find Mr. Cooper to be an intelligent and insightful lawyer. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jonathan Clarke Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Adam Arbeit

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Michael Arbeit Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

111 Broadway
Suite 1305, Floor 13
New York, NY, 10006-1901


NYCurrently registered 197403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Firm of Stephen C Cooper1978 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
People v. Ronald CrumpleyNot Guilty by Reason of Insanity
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Cornell Universitysocial psychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1970