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  • Duane Cooper Member
  • Phone: 417-355-6295

    Fax: 417-451-9581

Mr. Cooper has been City Counsel for Pineville, Missouri and Anderson, Missouri and continues to serve as City Counsel for Goodman, Missouri (1999 to date). He was Prosecuting Attorney for McDonald County, 1995 through 1998. He has served as Newton/McDonald County Bar Association President. He is a member of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has been, for many years, a member of the Newton/McDonald County Bar Drug Court. He has served as Municipal Judge for the City of Neosho, as well as for the Cities of Diamond, Missouri and Seligman, Missouri.

Mr. Cooper is engaged in general practice but concentrates his primary practice on criminal defense. He has handled successfully numerous major felony cases, including homicides and sex offenses.

Areas of Law
  • Adoptions
  • Annulment
  • Appellate Practice
  • Assault
  • Breach of Contract
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Practice
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Drug Crimes
  • Expungements
  • Family Law
  • Washington University, Class of 1992, J.D.
  • Missouri Southern State College, Class of 1986, B.A.
Associations & Memberships
  • Newton/McDonald County Bar Association (President)
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Newton/McDonald County Bar Drug Court