At Cooper Law Offices, PLLC, our attorneys are veteran courtroom lawyers with a reputation for integrity and tenacity on behalf of our clients.  We will always seek to ensure you obtain the fair defense you deserve and provide you the personal attention you should expect.

Located in Bridgeport, West Virginia, Cooper Law Offices, PLLC, is licensed to practice law in all 55 counties in the state.  We represent clients at the local, state, and appeals levels, as well as in United States Federal Court and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Over the years, our firm has enjoyed excellent relationships with our clients.  We overcome obstacles and accept challenges every day in order to provide a professional, yet personal service to our community.  Our goal is to provide a listening ear and a strong legal defense to our West Virginia neighbors based on early and honest assessments, as well as efficient case and claim handling.



Our Team


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Daniel C. Cooper

Practicing since 1990, Dan has spent his career as a litigator, representing both businesses and individuals in various types of cases, including personal injury, wrongful death, automobile crashes and trucking accidents, products liability, premises liability, professional negligence and insurance coverage and bad faith. Dan is a trial lawyer, and has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in insurance claims and litigation matters, before administrative bodies like the Insurance Commissioner’s Office, in arbitration and mediation, and in state and federal courtrooms. In addition to his litigation practice as a lawyer, Dan has served as a mediator, helping business and individuals reach out-of-court, agreed upon....Read More

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Jamison H. Cooper

Like Dan, Jami has spent her career as a litigator, handling cases involving commercial disputes, insurance coverage, insurance disputes and personal injury matters. Jami represents lawyers and other professionals such as nurses, accountants and appraisers in connection with disciplinary matters and lawsuits against them alleging malpractice, breach of contract and other claims based on their provision of professional services. Jami also represents individuals and families engaged in the adoption process. In addition to her work in the practice of law, Jami has served as an adjunct professor at the WVU College of Law. Jami’s efficiency, practicality and strong legal writing skills are an asset to the firm and its clients....Read More

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Laura Smith

Office Manager
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Laura Smith serves as the firm’s office manager and administrative assistant.  In that position, Laura’s role includes providing litigation support for the firm and its clients. Laura was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from the California State University, Chico, California, where she also completed the Paralegal Certificate course. Laura completed internships with the Community Legal Information Center, a student-run non-profit organization providing legal information to students and members of the community, and for the Sonoma County Law Library.  While she was in California, Laura worked as a paralegal at an asbestos litigation firm. As a litigation project assistant at a global intellectual property firm in San Francisco, she assisted with document management in complex cases. Laura is involved with the local chapter of the GFWC Bridgeport Junior Women’s Club where she served as the Education Chair for five years.  Laura enjoys running, reading, knitting, traveling and spending time with her husband and children and their dog, Zuzu.

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Shannon Gibson

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Shannon Gibson is a litigation paralegal with the firm. Shannon comes to the firm with a background in education, having earned a Master of Arts degree in Educational Media and Technology. Before beginning her career as a paralegal, Shannon served as an English teacher in the Michigan Public School System and as an English Expert for Westwood Cyber High School. Shannon has a keen investigative sense and is extremely efficient in her work. Shannon is a member of the GFWC Junior Women’s Club, having previously served as the club’s President.  She earned the distinction, through the votes of club members throughout the State, of being the GFWC Volunteer of the Year.  Shannon lives in Bridgeport with her husband and their two children.  Prior to their time in Bridgeport, Shannon and her family lived in Canton, Michigan.