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Cooper, Stephen M.

117 South 2nd StreetGeneva, IL 60134- 2711

Updated: 11/16/2017

Overview

Stephen M. Cooper, a lifelong resident of Geneva, Illinois is one of the most experienced and distinguished litigation attorneys in the Chicago area. His vast and varied trial practice since 1973 has included extensive experience in many different aspects of civil and matrimonial litigation.  Following his graduation from the University of Wisconsin, Stephen served in the United States Peace Corps for two years before attending law school at the University of Illinois. While in law...

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Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Matrimonial Litigation

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions (Committee Member)
  • Kane County Mediation Program
  • Illinois Public Defender Trial Practice Program (Instructor)

Past Positions

  • United States Peace Corps
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Judicial Law Clerk

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois, 1971
    Honors: Order of the Coif
  • University of Wisconsin

Office Information

Address

117 South 2nd StreetGeneva, IL 60134- 2711

Fax

  • 630-232-6180

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