Jamie C. Cooper

Serving both Omaha and Plattsmouth.
Fax: 402-298-8268

 

Jamie grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. She graduated from Lincoln High School. She then attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelors of Arts in Spanish and a minor in Political Science and Chicano and Latino Studies.
Jamie continued her education at Northwestern University School of Law. She graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 2009. While in law school, Jamie was a member of the Journal of Law and Social Policy and worked at the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern’s Bluhm Legal Clinic where she aggressively defended children charged with serious crimes.
After working in the corporate world for several years as an employment litigation attorney, Jamie returned to her passion of working with people in the community. She opened Cooper Law in 2012. In 2017, Jamie joined the Law Offices of Johnson and Pekny. She practices primarily in the areas of criminal law, family law, and juvenile law. Jamie also speaks Spanish.

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2010
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2010

Education

  • Northwestern University School of Law
    • J.D. – 2009
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE
    • B.A. in Spanish – 2005

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative, Board Member
  • Leadership Omaha – Greater Omaha Chamber, Graduate of Class 36
  • National Juvenile Defense Center – Certified Juvenile Defense Trainer
  • Nebraska State Bar Association Leadership Academy, Graduate of Class 10
  • Union for Contemporary Arts, Board Member
  • Urban League of Nebraska Young Professionals, Past President, and Vice President

Professional Publications

  • New Omaha Ordinance Prohibits Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination in Employment
  • Employees on FMLA Leave: Are Adverse Actions Okay?
  • Recent Developments in Associational Discrimination Case Law
  • The Power of PIP’s: Adverse Actions Against Employees on FMLA Leave Are Not Always Prohibited
  • Save Time and Money with Document Retention Programs
  • Responding to Grievances – How Simple Steps My Prevent Large Disputes