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Name Cooper, Clarence
City Atlanta
State GA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cooper, Clarence
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cooper, Clarence
Born 1942 in Decatur, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 9, 1994, to a seat vacated by Richard C. Freeman. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1994, and received commission on May 9, 1994. Assumed senior status on February 9, 2009.

Education:
Howard University School of Law
Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University), B.A., 1964
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1967
Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, M.P.A., 1978

Professional Career:
Attorney, Atlanta [Georgia] Legal Aid Society, 1967
U.S. Army, 1968-1970
Assistant district attorney, Fulton County, Georgia, 1968, 1970-1975
Judge, Atlanta [Georgia] Municipal Court, 1975-1980
Judge, Fulton County [Georgia] Superior Court, 1980-1990
Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 1990-1994

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-GA-0004 : Whitaker v. Perdue
EE-GA-0004 : EEOC v. Olsten Staffing Services, Corp. and Adecco North America, Llc
IM-GA-0005 : De Leon-Granados v. Eller And Sons Trees, Inc.


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