Why Us

The Cooper Law Firm, Chartered


Stephen W. Cooper, the former Commissioner of Human Rights, founded The Cooper Law Firm, Chartered, to RIGHT WRONGS. It has been a spectacular success! We have obtained record Verdicts and Settlements for our clients, as well as, achieved Landmark Court Decisions. Our MISSION is to level the playing field by providing extraordinary representation to our clients. We possess extensive experience, skills, understanding, toughness, legal knowledge, drive and commitment to obtain excellent outcomes for YOU, whether in a settlement, a trial, an arbitration, an appeal or other dispute resolution process.

If you have been treated unfairly, we can help. We serve all of Minnesota, including the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area, as well as, Duluth, Brainerd, Rochester, St. Cloud, Morehead, Marshall, Mankato, New Ulm and everywhere in between. We also handle cases outside of Minnesota. Please give us a call if you have any questions. CLICK THE GOOGLE BUTTON DOWN BELOW TO SEE OUR REVIEWS! GO TO OUR "SERVICES" PAGE ABOVE TO LEARN ABOUT THE CASES WE HANDLE!

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About our Attorneys

Stephen W. Cooper

Stephen W. Cooper was the Commissioner of Human Rights for Minnesota and the Director of the Neighborhood Justice Center. After years of legal experience, he founded The Cooper Law Firm, Chartered, in 1991 to ensure that people who had been treated unfairly and illegally had strong, effective legal representation. He possesses over 40 years of trial experience in Federal and State courts, as well as, administrative matters. He has tried hundreds of cases to verdict in multiple State and Federal courts, ranging from extremely complex to straight forward cases and has favorably settled hundreds more. He has successfully handled many dozens of appeals, including winning landmark cases.

As the Commissioner of Human Rights, Stephen W. Cooper has drafted some of Minnesota's anti-discrimination laws. He has received numerous awards and has been a frequent guest on various media outlets to explain legal issues or discuss his own clients' cases. He's taught law school courses and continuing legal education seminars. He is licensed to practice law in all State and Federal courts in Minnesota and Georgia, as well as, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He has also appeared in numerous other courts.

Stacey R. Everson

Stacey R. Everson has over 23 years of trial litigation experience with the Cooper Law Firm, Chartered. She is extremely client-oriented and vigorously fights for our clients. As one of The Cooper Law Firm, Chartered's, top litigation attorneys, she brings great insight, experience, understanding and legal know-how to obtain justice for our clients. She has navigated hundreds of cases, in a wide-variety of areas, to successful conclusions.

Stacey R. Everson formerly clerked for the Honorable Gerald W. Heaney of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and has been with The Cooper Law Firm, Chartered, ever since. She is licensed to practice law in all State and Federal courts in Minnesota, as well as, the United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Our Services
  • Attorney
  • Employment Law Attorney
  • Race Discrimination Attorney
  • Sexual Harassment Attorney
  • Age Discrimination Attorney
  • Disability Discrimination Attorney
  • Whistleblower Attorney
  • Discrimination Attorney
  • Civil Rights Attorney
  • General Litigation Attorney
Business Hours
  • Sunday: By Appointment Only
  • Monday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday: By Appointment Only
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