When you have a legal problem, you need Lawyers who understand your issue, the law that applies to your situation, what is required to prove your case, and how to navigate through negotiations or the courts to make the law work for you. Not just any lawyer will do!
The Cooper Law Firm, Chartered’s, Lawyers, have the complex understanding and know-how required to prevail in the areas listed below. Not only is that because we have handled hundreds of trials, appeals and many more settlements in these areas, but also because these are areas we really care about and enjoy practicing in and understanding. When Stephen W. Cooper was the Commissioner of Human Rights for the State of Minnesota, he proposed, helped write, and assisted in getting pertinent laws passed. The Cooper Law Firm, Chartered, has stayed on the cutting-edge of the areas of the law we practice in and how to prove your case under them. While we do not take every case, when we do, we zealously represent you in the areas listed below.
DISCRIMINATION AND/OR HARASSMENT
AGE, DISABILITY, GENDER/SEX, RACE, RELIGION, FAMILY STATUS, MARITAL STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, HARASSMENT AND OTHER PROHIBITED DISCRIMINATION OCCURRING IN: EMPLOYMENT, BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, EDUCATION, PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS, PUBLIC SERVICES, REAL PROPERTY AND OTHER PROHIBITED AREAS;
UNLAWFUL TERMINATIONS, FMLA AND OTHER LEAVE ISSUES, BREACH OF EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS, DATA PRIVACY, NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS, RESTRAINT OF TRADE, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, WHISTLEBLOWER, HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION, INTERFERENCE WITH BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, DEFAMATION, RETALIATION/REPRISAL, WAGE AND HOUR, SEVERANCES, CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT, OSHA, ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING AND OTHER EMPLOYMENT-RELATED ISSUES;
BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL WHISTLEBLOWER ACTIONS - EACH OFFERS VERY DIFFERENT TYPES OF PROTECTIONS;
UNFAIR TRADE PRACTICES, TRADEMARK DISPUTES, BUSINESS BREAK-UPS, AND OTHER BUSINESS DISPUTES;
CIVIL RIGHTS/CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
GOVERNMENTAL MISCONDUCT AND FAILURES TO LIVE UP TO LEGAL OR CONSTITUTIONAL MANDATES, INCLUDING OVER-REACHING GOVERNMENTAL ACTIONS, SUCH AS EMINENT DOMAIN, POLICE BRUTALITY, UNFAIR TAXES AND PROPERTY SEIZURES;
BOUNDARY DISPUTES, EMINENT DOMAIN, ZONING AND VARIANCE ISSUES;
LEAD CONTAMINATION IN HOUSING OR OTHER LOCATIONS;
MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE
ACCOUNTANTS, ARCHITECTS, DENTISTS, DOCTORS, ENGINEERS, LAWYERS AND VETERINARIANS;
SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY
WRONGFUL DEATH AND SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY;
WE ACT AS MEDIATORS IN DISPUTES;
The Cooper Law Firm, Chartered, is a litigation law firm. We assist those who have been treated unfairly in a wide-range of situations. WE HAVE THE EXPERIENCE, ENERGY AND COMMITMENT TO OBTAIN EXCELLENT RESULTS FOR YOU, WHETHER IT BE AT TRAIL, SETTLEMENT NEGOTIATIONS OR ON APPEAL.