About Maureen Cooper


mauree cooper iconMaureen (Mike) Cooper began practicing law in Huntsville, Alabama over 25 years ago. Mike specializes in multiple areas of the law, including personal injury, workers’ compensation, social security disability and domestic relations. Mike has the skills and knowledge to assist clients with a wide range of legal issues, which includes presenting children in Madison County as a certified guardian ad litem.
Mike was one of only 88 attorneys honored by the Alabama Supreme Court and the Alabama Access to Justice Commission in June 2016 for exemplary service to low-income people and non-profit organizations. Mike was raised in a rural community in south Alabama. She attended law school in Birmingham and has witnessed the explosion of growth in Huntsville and the surrounding communities since moving here. Married to Huntsville native Jonathon Cooper, she is the proud mother of two children, both of whom are attending the fourth generation to attend the University of Alabama.

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury/Workers compensation
  • Domestic Relations/Family Law (including custody disputes)
  • Social Security disability claims
  • Adoptions
  • Wills and Estates
  • Mediator
  • Guardian ad litem


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  • University of Alabama, Bachelor   of Arts in English, 1983
  • Cumberland School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1992
  • Guardian ad litem (certified since 2005)
  • Divorce and Family Law Mediation Training (40 hours), 2015

Activities and Awards:


  • Pro Bono Attorney, honored by Alabama Supreme Court and AAJC
  • MCVLP Voluntary of the Year 2013
  • Member, Cumberland Law Review
  • Cordell Hull Teaching Fellow
  • Cumberland National Trial Advocacy Team (winners of the regional ATLA Competition)
  • Quarterfinalist, James O. Haley Federal Court Competition

Community Involvement:


  • Executive Board (Secretary) of the Huntsville High School Football Booster Club 2015, 2016
  • Vice President, Huntsville High School Swim and Dive Team Booster Club, 2013
  • Secretary, HHS Swim and Dive Team Booster Club, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships:


  • Alabama State Bar
  • Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
  • Madison County Voluntary Lawyers Association