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Richard Lawrence Cooper

About me

Richard L. Cooper is a criminal defense attorney handling all types of State and Federal crimes and serving all of Florida.

A member of the Florida and Federal Bars, Mr. Cooper is a zealous advocate for those accused of any crime.  From traffic to trafficking, Mr. Cooper has had the pleasure of representing people in their most trying times. 

We know that being faced with the spectre of serious criminal charges is frightening. You may be worried about spending substantial time in prison, losing personal relationships or business assets you’ve spent many years creating, and permanent damage to your reputation. With the Law Offices of Richard L. Cooper on your side, you can expect a trusted confidant who will work diligently to fully understand your case and determine a road map to help you regain control of your life. 


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    Less than 1 year, 670 cases



Fixed (always), Free consultation (120 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jorge Alberto Abreu

    Richard Cooper is a very knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who has an eye for justice. He not only cares about the people he represents but also makes himself available whenever you need him. I can endorse Richard Cooper without hesitation.


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  • Noah K. Peterson

    Mr. Cooper is an asset to the legal community and to his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Noah Peterson Family Attorney
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Contact info

The Law Offices of Richard L. Cooper

848 Brickell Avenue
Suite 800
Miami, FL, 33131


FLMember in Good Standing201106/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2016
Client's Choice Award Criminal DefenseAvvo2016
Courthouse Culinary CompetitionJudge Victoria Brennan2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyThe Law Offices of Richard L. Cooper2011 - Present
InternThe Law Offices of Robert E. Gluck2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Broward County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami chapter)Member2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2011 - Present
Tort Law SocietyFounding Member2009 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Grand Theft Welfare FraudDISMISSED
Trafficking in Cocaine 28-200 gramsDISMISSED
Trafficking in Marijuana - DISMISSEDCharges Dropped
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Publication nameTitleDate
305CRIME.comThe "Skill" of Fighting Traffic Tickets2016
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Nova Southeastern UniversityInternational LawBS - Bachelor of Science2008
Bond University Faculty of LawLaw and PoliticsN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Law Question and Answer HourCriminal Law as it relates to rehabilitation2016
Know Your Rights Presentation4th, 5th, and 6th Amendment Rights2015
Guest Speaker Roundtable DiscussionStarting and maintaining a criminal defense practice2015
Advanced Legal ResearchLegal Research as a Solo Practioner2015