Jamie C. Cooper

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Jamie C. Cooper Assistant Professor of Law


Professor Cooper joins the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Law after practicing law in the areas of family law, criminal defense, and juvenile justice for 14 years.  Cooper has extensive trial experience and has successfully argued cases before the Nebraska Supreme Court and Nebraska Court of Appeals.  Prior to joining the faculty, Cooper served as an adjunct professor for the College of Law, teaching Pretrial Litigation.  She holds a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Outside of the classroom, you can find Professor Cooper on a yoga mat. She is a certified yoga teacher trainer and teaches community yoga classes. She enjoys international travel and gardening. Cooper sits on several boards and committees and has held a number of leadership roles in her community.



Family Law

Mediation Advocacy

Race, Gender & Class in the Law


Guest Lectuerer: Goodrich Scholarship Lifespan Development Class, 2020

Nebraska State Bar Association Diversity Summit Panelist, 2015

Monday, August 14, 2023

Nebraska State Bar Association Diversity Award 2018  


B.A., 2005, University of Nebraska at Omaha
J.D., 2009, Northwestern University School of Law

Areas of Expertise